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What is the Price Passport to Success (PPS)?

The Price Passport to Success (PPS) program is facilitated through the CSS, which provides students the tools necessary to enhance their personal and professional lives with the goal of becoming successful global leaders.  This unique programming is centered on four core principles: community, globalization, work/life skills, and leadership.  Students will engage in both life skills and professional development offerings.

Through opportunities associated with two required sequential courses: BAD 2091-Business and Professional Basics and BAD 3091-Business and Professional Basics II.  Courses are taught by college leaders, industry professionals, and professors with the background and knowledge to help the student succeed and offer the student hands-on experiential learning opportunities through a variety of mediums.  Students will be introduced to topics including:

  • Business ethics exercises    
  • Resumes and cover letters    
  • Handshake platform        
  • Dress for success            
  • Effective time management          
  • Interviewing for the 21st century   
  • Professional development plan     
  • Internship /externship preparations    
  • Workplace expectations   
  • Presentation skills
  • Collaborating as an Effective team
  • LinkedIn basics   
  • Global diversity
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Generational differences in the workforce
  • Bias training
  • Cross-culture faux pas
  • Emotional intelligence

In addition to required courses taken in the student’s sophomore and junior years, additional opportunities that students can engage in include:

  • Freshman Success Series
  • Distinguished speakers and lecture series
  • Business Week events
  • Workshops on various professional development topics
  • Cultural events
  • Senior Success Seminars
  • Community engagement
  • One-on-one professional development appointments