VISION, MISSION, NORMS, VALUES AND QUALITY STATEMENT
University OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES (UPSA)
To be a world class education provider in both academic and professional disciplines nationally entrenched, regionally recognized and globally relevant.
Knowledge, a basis for Development is relevant when Shared and used.
We strive to provide and promote quality education and training in management and other related disciplines by leveraging a structured mix of Scholarship with Professionalism in Ghana and beyond.
We believe our first responsibility is to the students, staff, alumni and all other stakeholders. In meeting their needs, everything we do epitomizes scholarship with professionalism
Scholarship to us means the pursuit of Knowledge, and Professionalism means the application of knowledge for development in an ethical way. These two are the key driving forces of IPS’ Existence.
Developing a system that focuses on the head, heart and hands within an intensive teaching, learning and research environment, is the stream that flows through IPS’ Code of Conduct.
Continual Improvement is the hallmark of IPS’ existence
Integrity, Respect and Service are the key values of IPS Code of Conduct.
IPS is determined to act consistently in accordance with its principles and core values.
Respect in the University’s community means, respect for one’s self and the University’s values.
Service in the IPS community means recognizing social needs and applying our strengths and knowledge to address those needs
“Superior Educational Value”
Strategic Direction and Focus
The University’s vision, mission, goals and objectives have been reviewed to provide a new strategic direction (UPSA Vision 2015) to enhance the University’s competitive advantage. The strategy also takes into consideration the measure of the scope of the products which IPS offers and intends to offer; and the underlying environmental commitments held in relation to the tertiary education sector. It also takes into consideration the recognition of the key players in the University’s strategic Management. The strategy is to position IPS as a unique business education and research model that blends scholarship with professionalism and an institution of excellence in Africa and beyond.
The following are among the four broad weighted strategic goals identified to achieve the mission and vision of the University.
- Build a new Learning Environment and Image
- Enhance Research Enterprise
- Improve Institutional effectiveness
- Compete in a global economy
These are what the "People of IPS”- Students, Staff, Alumni, Parents and other Stakeholders- strive for always.