Pathways to Professional Leadership

The Pathways to Professional Leadership Program (aka “Pathways”) is a series of seminars, workshops, and lectures that complement the Business degree coursework. Events are designed to support students’ academic success, career exploration and job search, as well as professional and personal development. Skills learned in these activities give students a competitive edge when entering into the corporate world.

As of Fall 2017

As of Fall 2017, all incoming freshmen Business students are required to complete Career Steps, an online Pathways in addition to attending six in-person Pathways as a requirement for admission into the Business Professional Program (BPP). Career Steps is a 13-module course that provides articles, resource suggestions, and assignments as a portal to professionalism, career exploration, and job search strategies. Please press HERE or on the enroll here button on the sidebar to open BBLearn and enroll in the course.

Pathways activities help students:

Succeed Academically

Study skills • Time management • Stress management • Performance management • Self-assessment

Choose a Major and Career Path

Major/certificate choice • Career exploration • Professional résumé • Interviewing skills • Understanding of diverse business issues

Develop Personal and Professional Skills

Strategic thinking • Interpersonal communication • Self-management • Building trust • Community relations

Please be mindful of the Academic Calendar. There will be no Pathways events offered during Reading and Finals Weeks in fall and spring semesters.