A concise statement of purpose that clearly describes the reasons for programming. A mission statement for a gifted education program should reflect or align with the general educational mission of the school or district and with the gifted education philosophy statement. Mission and philosopy statements are often combined. Together, they provide a compass for setting program goals.
A statement of purpose, intent, and goals that defines the ideals of a college or university. Many current character-development initiatives in higher education are born when the college president or board of trustees expresses the conviction that the institution must return to its "historic mission."
The broadest possible statement of the organization's purposes, goals, values and functions. It describes the underlying design, aim or thrust of an organization. It contains the basic purpose or philosophy of the organization.
A statement of the project, as defined by the Executive sponsor, the expectations of the stakeholders, and the organization's business objectives. All project responsibiities must align with the mission statement, and as such, becomes the criteria by which the project success is determined. See Executive goal.
A mission statement defines what a foundation does right now. The mission describes the essence of the organization and its purpose. This should help focus and clarify your course of action. See "vision statement" and "values statement."
A business's guiding principles that state what the company's goals are, what their values are, where they are headed. The mission statement defines the company's overall plan in a succinct and interesting manner with a tone reflective of the tone of the business itself.
The purpose and objectives of a website. This should be clear, concise, and measureable. A clear sense of purpose must be established first, before any other site design element, or the project can get bogged down in superfluous content and concepts. Simplicity, streamlined with purpose, makes for an easy-to-use and effective site.
an organization's description of itself. The declaration of values, goals, and aspirations that authoritative groups agree upon as being the central account of the organization's unique sense of direction.
A mission statement defines the core purpose of the organization - why it exists. The mission examines the "raison d'etre" for the organization beyond simply increasing shareholder wealth, and reflects employees' motivations for engaging in the company's work. Effective missions are inspiring, long-term in nature, and easily understood and communicated.
The statement identifies for constituents external to the unit the purpose of the unit and describes why it exists (purpose). It usually includes what clients' needs are being met and the services provided to meet those needs. The organizational unit's mission statement should be consistent with the mission statement of the University.
A mission statement interprets "reason for being;" it enables you to clarify your purpose for yourself and others who are interested. A mission statement is a declaration of who you are, why you exist, and what you intend to accomplish. In business the organizational mission answers the big question: "What is our business?" In personal planning, the question is "What is my life's business?" In both cases, the answer must define the reason for being.
Describes the overall broad purpose of an entity to which all efforts are directed. A mission statement describes general purposes and values, states the overall reason for existence in terms of results, and shows direction.
A statement of the role, or purpose, by which an organization intends to serve its stakeholders. Describes what the organization does (current capabilities), who it serves (stakeholders), and what makes the organization unique (justification for existence). Mission statements always exist at the top level of an organization, but may also be set for different organizational levels or components.
Answers the questions "Why?" and "Why do we exist?" States the purpose of the organization; defines the chief function; justifies existence and identifies the customer (those who are served). It is outcomes driven and articulates those outcomes; is broad, idealistic and philosophical; is determined through community needs assessment/analysis. The mission statement is broad enough that it need not change unless the community environment changes.
Mission statement is a summary description of an entity's purpose. It is typically included in the Articles of Incorporation. Many small businesses make the mistake of creating a mission statement that is actually a marketing message; it may look good in the lobby, but it doesn't do much to provide focus for a business.
a more specific description of what the organisation actually does - its contribution to the world and society - so that employees, customers and other stakeholders know what the business needs to excel at
An expression of a company's/library's history, managerial preferences, environmental concerns, resources, and competencies. It is used to guide the company's decion making process, answering what is our business, who do we serve, etc.
AAUW promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education, and positive societal change.
Area Child Protection Committee agreement to contribute to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, by securing their protection from abuse, in partnership with parents and to ensure effective co-operation between agencies and professionals in protecting children.