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BUSI 1200: Professional Development I - Strategies for Business

This guide provides information and links to resources to help you complete course assignments.

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Why stay informed about business, industries, and current events?

Through the classic business fable, Who Moved My Cheese, readers learn the importance of staying informed to anticipate and adapt to change. These lessons can easily be applied to the rapidly changing business environment we currently face today.

By taking 10-15 minutes everyday to catch up on current events affecting business, industries, and the world, you can become aware of trends and better prepare for changes that may impact you and your career in the future.

What are reliable news sources in business?

Dallas Business Journal - business news specifically about the DFW area, offering sections such as "Lists & Leads" and "Career & Workplace News".

PressReader - local, regional and international newspapers and magazines. Includes Dallas Morning News and offers a downloadable app.

Wall Street Journal - read daily by business professionals for news on business, finance, economics, money, and current events.

What are reliable trade journals in business?

Bloomberg Businessweek - previously known as BusinessWeek, covers global economics, companies and industries, markets and finance, and more.

Forbes - domestic and international business topics. Special issues include Annual Report on American IndustryForbes 500, and Stock Bargains.

Harvard Business Review - leading business publication covering strategy, innovation, and other business and management topics.

Wired - current and future trends in technology that affect culture, the economy, and politics.

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