Simon has a longstanding reputation as a quant school—unusual within its U.S. News tier. It has one of the most diverse, collegial student communities of any business school. And students say they graduate feeling focused and confident about their goals. Could we find a core idea that would revitalize Simon’s storytelling and link all of its strengths into a compelling, unified offer? Yes.
Our idea of “clarity” became the cornerstone for Simon. It was incorporated into the mission, vision, and values that we wrote for them, and drove all brand communications. The School enjoyed some of its largest gains ever in the overall rankings and was named Poets & Quants’ 2018 MBA Program of the Year.
- Core brand: mission, vision, values
- Brand idea/narrative
- Marketing plan
- Website design
- Email templates
- Digital media campaign
- Brand training
Business degree programs at Simon are designed to help you achieve a new level of clarity: about how analytical frameworks drive success in business; about what it takes to collaborate and manage in the contemporary, global workplace; and about your professional growth and goals. It’s the understanding and confidence you need to make the right decisions and lead—no matter what the business forecast.
To develop business leaders who have an exceptional level of clarity about business and about themselves. We achieve this through research and teaching focused on analytics and economics, and by being home to a tight-knit community that is among the most diverse of any business school.
As a part of the University of Rochester community, our character is defined by “Meliora”: a relentless endeavor to be ever better in the ideas we bring to the world, in the opportunities we offer our students, and in our commitment to inclusiveness.
Four guiding principles
Invest in relationships.
Make an impact.