Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

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Trending Topic: Cultural Fit

Professional EDGE
Monday, November 27, 2017 (All day)
EDGE Points: 
EDGE Competency: 
Self Awareness

Start date for online experience. Students will have one week (8 a.m. Monday to 5 p.m. Friday) to complete required activities via Canvas. 

You might already know what you want to do when you graduate, but have you thought about what thecompany might be like? Employees can spend more than half of their waking hours in the workplace,and workplace culture can have a dynamic impact on job satisfaction. In this two-stage professionaldevelopment opportunity, students will learn about cultural fit and what factors should be consideredduring a job search (module 1 | 10 points). Then, students can choose to apply that information byworking through exercises to help determine their own workplace priorities and criteria for workplacefit (module 2 | 10 additional points).  


  • 100 minutes (approx. 50 minutes per module) is the expected time commitment for successful completion.
  • Maximum 20 points possible - 10 points for each of two modules | PDP points earned for successful completion.
  • Self Awareness, Value Differences | competency addressed in this online experience

This session takes students beyond the foundational knowledge gained in the BA course series (BA 1500, BA 2500, BA 3500) and helps students prepare for BA 4500 internship course opportunities and the professional world beyond.