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Welcome to the Kania School of Management 
Professional Development Passport Program 
RoyalSync portal!

I would like to take this time to reintroduce myself. My name is Mrs. Tamara Bautista and I am the Kania School of Management Professional Development Passport Program Coordinator. I work in the Kania Center for Practical Learning which is located in Brennan Hall, suite 332. My office hours are posted near the door.

What is The Kania Center for Practical Learning?
The Kania Center for Practical Learning is an important resource for students in the Kania School of Management.  The Center's goal is to enrich students' professional preparation to compliment the rigorous academic instruction in the classroom.  The Center partners with other resources and departments within the Kania School and the greater University community to provide professional development solutions to the unique Kania student community.

The Kania Center for Practical Learning was launched in 2007 under the direction of Kania School of Management Assistant Dean. Both the Kania Professional Development Passport Program and the Kania School of Management Student Internship Program are serviced through the Kania Center for Practical Learning.

For more information about the Professional Development Passport Program please contact: Tamara Bautista, Passport Program Coordinator at tamara.bautista@scranton.edu or 570-941-7593.

For more information about the Student Internship Program please contact: Jason Schwass, Assistant Director for Student Internships at jason.schwass@scranton.edu or 570-941-4029.

You may also visit The Kania Center for Practical Learning located at Brennan Hall 332 during posted office hours.

What is The Kania School of Management Professional Development Passport Program?
The Kania School of Management Professional Development Passport Program provides students with essential events in career building and networking to match their Jesuit education. This allows students to become familiar with professional development in many ways including: resume building, interviewing skills and preparation, job searching techniques, social media responsibilities, and other opportunities in career development. The program sets expectations for student participation and provides a consistent degree of training and preparation to give students an edge in career preparation and professional development. Events, workshops, lectures and activities given by alumni, business professionals, staff and faculty touch on various topics that relate to the students' professional development. Student participation is recorded and applied to their professional development profile.

“The Kania School of Management Professional Development Passport Program is designed to prepare our students to effectively compete in today’s business world. Whether it be through required events, optional workshops or service learning at the University our students will gain invaluable confidence, knowledge, and business savvy required to successfully work in their chosen profession.”

What are the Professional Development Passport Program Requirements?
Completion of the non-academic events set forth in the Kania School of Management Professional Development Passport Program is a requirement to graduate from the Kania School of Management at the University of Scranton. Students are responsible to complete the required events to qualify for recognition at graduation. Optional events are provided throughout each semester for your benefit and growth.

The Passport Program layout is a 3 tier incentive based program.
There are 3 modules of which are explained below:

Basic Module: (required to graduate from the Kania School of Management awarded a Certificate)
There are 8 Events within this module

Intermediate Module: (required to be awarded a Kania Pin at Graduation and Certificate)
Basic Module plus 9 Events within this module

Advanced Module: (required to be awarded a Cord at Graduation, Kania Pin and Certificate)
Basic and Intermediate Modules plus 3 Events within this module

Where can you find The Professional Development Passport Program Events?
All Passport Program events are posted on RoyalSync in the Kania School of Management Professional Development Passport Program portal. Events, important information and opportunities will be posted regularly to this RoyalSync portal. All students must create a RoyalSync profile and access the account regularly. If you need help accessing RoyalSync, please contact tamara.bautista@scranton.edu for screen shot instructions.

Email is very important! You should be checking your email daily!!

Do not forget to click each of the social media widgets below to like/follow your School!!

If at any time you have questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact me at tamara.bautista@scranton.edu

“Your career is ultimately in your hands, therefore taking advantage of optional events
as well as mandatory events will enhance your professionalism and personal skills.”

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The Kania School of Management Professional Development Passport Program is to provide students with essential events in career building and networking to match their Jesuit education. This allows students to become familiar with professional development in many ways including: resume building, interviewing skills and preparation, job searching techniques, social media responsibilities, and other opportunities in career development. The program sets expectations for student participation and provides a consistent degree of training and preparation to give students an edge in career preparation and professional development. Events, workshops, lectures and activities given by alumni, business professionals, staff and faculty touch on various topics that relate to the students' professional development. Student participation is recorded and applied to their professional development profile.

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