Businesses today, whether big or small, are looking for some key characteristics when selecting talent such as strong problem solving skills, creativity, good communication skills, having a nimble, entrepreneurial mindset etc. Businesses are looking for this kind of talents. So, it is paramount to the program to be vigilant about aligning with the business community. It informs the curriculum, and helps create a “roll up your sleeves” experiential approach to how students will learn from their professors. The alumni consistently comment that what they have learned in the classroom had immediate application to their jobs immediately.