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Business Leadership Endeavor: Internship

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John Lankford,


Undergraduate Business


UBA General

Course Description

Business Leadership Endeavor (BLE) is a 3-year undergraduate business course sequence that provides personal development and professional preparation. 70-105 Business Leadership Endeavor: Intern is a one unit course that all Tepper School first-year BA students are required to take during their spring semester to start the BLE sequence. Students in 70-105 become familiar with leadership competencies that will contribute to achievement of personal goals, conduct a self assessment and put together a personal development plan. Students should expect to devote a minimum of 18 hours to preparation of their personal development plan, including attendance at class (2 scheduled), events and presentations, self assessment, learning about activity opportunities, and discussing options with upper class students for completion over their sophomore and junior years. The outcome of the 70-105-205-305 BLE course sequence is student readiness for a professional life of leadership and global citizenship. This course is available to business students only.


Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk