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

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Practicing Professionalism for the Win

Professional Development Program
Monday, March 19, 2018 (All day)
PDP Points: 
PDP Competency: 
Achievement Orientation

Calendar date listed is the start date for online experience. Students will have one week (8 a.m. Monday to 11:59 p.m. the following Sunday) to complete required activities via Canvas. 

You communicate and reveal your personal sense of professionalism to others through your behavior and conduct daily. Students who are intentional about building this skill will have distinct advantage in the workforce upon graduation. This session will examine what employers expect, and how to begin now to make professionalism a habit.


  • 15 PDP points earned for successful completion of this online experience
  • 50-75 minutes is the expected time commitment for successful completion.
  • Achievement Orientation | Competency/ies addressed in this professional development experience.
  • Students will have the entire session timeframe to complete the experience. Activities may be completed all in one sitting, or students may choose to pace themselves with breaks between activities. However, session start and end dates are immovable and non-negotiable. All activities, assignments and quizzes must be completed before the session close date and time.
  • The BA/PDP office is the organizer for this event. The timeline for processing PDP points and other event details will be as outlined in the PDP Programming Syllabus

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.


Students must meet the requirements for successful completion in order to receive PDP points. Successful completion of this PDP online experience will entail:

  • Working through the handouts, videos and other materials in the Canvas module(s) to gain comprehension of the subject matter
  • Completing assignments and quizzes to a satisfactory degree where applicable.
  • Obtaining a cumulative score of 80% or higher on all assignments