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The Importance of Quantitative Skill Sets Across Business Functions: An Appraisal of Employer Expectations Versus Curriculum Emphasis in Schools of Business in the United States

Teodros Getachew

BRC Journal of Advances in Education

Volume 3

Number 1

Print ISSN: 2152-8810 Online ISSN: 2152-8829

Date: March 15, 2018

First Page 1

Last Page 13

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15239/j.brcadvje.2018.03.01.ja01


This paper examines, through a survey of alumni, whether distinct professions in the US value different subsets of those quantitative skill sets deemed important in business. It then investigates whether this pattern of emphasis corresponds to what is currently taught in Schools of Business in the United States.

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