The Professional Development course will provide admitted Brock School of Business (not pre-business) students the opportunity to:
The Brock School of Business Professional Development Course is a series of activities and events scheduled throughout the academic year that focuses on building career skills. The seminar’s objective is to engage students in a variety of co-curricular events that will enhance professional development. After gaining admission to the Brock School of Business, students must attend a total of 10 events approved by the Dean’s Office to earn one credit hour. Prerequisite: Admission to the Brock School of Business. Offered:Fall and Spring.
A vehicle for exposing our admitted Brock School of Business (not pre-business) students to relevant speakers and other worthwhile developmental activities to enhance their educational experience at the Brock School.
Professional Development Points (PDPs) can only begin to accumulate once a student has been admitted (not pre-business) into the Brock School.
10 to graduate
Events, speakers, sessions, conferences, etc. that develop student understanding about important business topics.
All requests come to the Associate Dean’s office for initial review. After initial review, the offering is submitted to UEPC for final approval.
All "events" count as one point.
Yes, but not always. Convo has a separate approval process. Some events will ONLY be for Professional Development Points, others will count for Convo and Professional Development.
Academics Program Office Assistant will be responsible for tracking student activity. Like convo, students will be able to see their balances online. The Undergraduate Programs Office will also have access to student progress. Like convo, scanners will be used at events and students will be responsible for having their card at the event in order to receive credit for participation.
Students must have 10 Professional Development Credits to graduate.