Management 301 focuses on student career development to support internship and job searches as well as graduate school admission processes and avocational goal setting. The Launching Business Leaders (LBL) program was incorporated into this course to teach portfolio building, career planning strategies, and communication skills for career fairs, interviews, networking and correspondence.
Students will learn to craft and deliver an elevator pitch to potential employers or gradute school representatives highlighting their interests, skills, experiences and values. They will identify and search information sources and then use research strategies to determine which companies would be a good career fit. LinkedIn is touched on and career profiles and best practices will be covered as well as personal branding.