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

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How Owning It Makes You Marketable

Professional EDGE
Monday, April 29, 2019 (All day)
EDGE Points: 
EDGE Competency: 

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. 

Demonstrating personal accountability in the workplace can set you up for success. Employers want to know that you can take ownership and be self-directed. This session will help you identify factors of personal accountability and give you a background for what it actually takes to hold yourself accountable.


  • 20 EDGE points earned for successful completion.
  • 75-150 minutes is the expected time commitment for successful completion.
  • Integrity | 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 Professional Edge office is the organizer for this event. Event check-in, timeline for processing  points and other event details will be as outlined in the PROFESSIONAL EDGE Programming Syllabus (on the Professional Edge webpage, click “EDGE Programming Syllabus” under the Related Links heading).

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 EDGE points. Successful completion of this EDGE online experience will entail:

Students must meet the requirements for successful completion in order to receive EDGE points. Successful completion of this EDGE 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