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MBA Blueprint

MBA blueprint is a comprehensive career development program specifically tailored for UB MBA students. The program will allow you to plan, track and achieve career progress through four coexisting foundations of development: personal assessment, career market research, job readiness and conducting a job search. It also allows for sharing of career goals and tracking of progress between you and your career advisor.

MBA blueprint resources

Foundations of MBA Blueprint

Your MBA Blueprint

The MBA blueprint is made up of several parts, which mirror your steps through the career development process. By using these you can build your own MBA blueprint, understand where you are in relation to reaching your career goals, devise action steps to make progress, and be more strategic in working toward your MBA goal of better employment.

The four foundations of MBA Blueprint listed above focus on different parts of your career development.

Blueprint (building tool in BizLink)

Answer questions about your individual career goals, interests, skills and your career development plan.

The Blueprint is located in BizLink and is administered as surveys. Some parts are very short while others may be longer and require you to utilize the various career resources available to you. The questions are based on the four foundations and provide links to resources. In some cases, you may be unsure of a question....and that is expected. In fact, by understanding that you do not have the answer you will be prompted to take action.   

First Year of MBA Program

Second Year of MBA Program

Building Your MBA blueprint

MBA blueprint is yours to identify and reach your individual career goals. You are the project manager building your career and it is up to you to drive this build. Below is a list of things to do to build your career. Some items are continuous and occur throughout your MBA program, like networking for example. Some are check-in items where you need to make sure your career system and social media profiles along with your résumé and cover letter are up to date. And others are resources for helping you make career decisions, whether it's identifying consumer products companies, learning about the consulting industry, or identifying potential employers in Atlanta. The MBA blueprint below will help you stay on track with your career plan and help you build the future you want after the MBA program. 

MBA Blueprint Resources

Personal Assessment

Job Readiness

Career Market Research

Conduct Career Search