Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Vision

To be a pre-eminent school of management that creates and disseminates knowledge by leveraging technological and analytical advances, and by working with our partners to address the greatest challenges faced by the world in the 21st century.

Our Mission

The following two themes constitute the Lally School mission:

  1. Prepare Lally graduates to succeed in a complex and dynamic economy by providing quality instruction and professional development in an environment that supports and promotes diversity, equity, and success.
  2. Create and disseminate knowledge that addresses and provides analytical insights to major challenges faced by businesses, industry, and society using transformative and innovative programs that leverage data and quantitative sciences through partnerships with academic, industry, and social entities.

Our Values

Innovative Spirit
We have the confidence to think in terms of what is new, possible, and exciting, and the courage to change the world based on our conclusions.

Impact and Relevance
We make a difference through rigorous and practical research, education, and application.

Engaged and Supportive Community
We work together constructively and actively toward the betterment of the school, Institute, and global community.

Intellectual Vibrancy
We promote an environment that fosters the exchange of ideas, leading to insight and discovery.


Lally School of Management
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th Street, Pittsburgh Building, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-2812

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