BiP: Business in Practice

  • Matt O'Hern with Paul College Student

    BiP: Gain a professional skill set

  • Paul College Students in Mike O'Reilly's Class

    BiP: Learn by doing

  • Kim Clark Teaching Paul College Students

    BiP: Get applicable feedback 

Students engage in experiences that are less about making a grade and more about making the journey. 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

BiP empowers students to take their education into their own hands, and here's how...

BiP courses employ active learning and projects to construct an environment where students can take risks, learn from failure, ask candid questions, and build a rich portfolio of experiences and skills. 

What makes a BiP course distinctive is the opportunity for a student to gain insights through company projects or scenarios. They learn how current tools and techniques are actually used and get feedback from professionals in the field.

BiP Courses by Intelligence:

  • How to Talk Stocks
  • International Bridge
  • Leadership in Practice
  • HR: Culture as Competitive Advantage
  • Organizational Agility
  • Designing for Social Impact
  • Let's Make a Deal: Multi-functional Teams
  • Semester in the City
  • Study Abroad 
  • You Got the Job...Now What: First 180 days
  • Adv. Excel for Financial Analysis
  • Data Visualization: Tableau
  • Data Driven Decisions: DOMO
  • Digital Advertising
  • Sports Product Concepts I: Disruption
  • B Impact Clinic
  • Spinning Up Mobile Apps
  • Technical Sales in a Virtual World
  • Agile Product Mgmt
  • Bitcoin & Blockchain
  • CRMs: Salesforce
  • Inbound Marketing
  • Sports Product Concepts II: Creation & Launch
  • Smart Segmentation & Productization
  • Taking a Company from 10mil to 200mil
  • Career Strategy & Development
  • College to Career: How to Stand out in Today's Job Market
  • CRM: Salesforce Internship
  • Security Industry Essentials (SIE) Prep
  • U.S. Job Market for Int'l Students

BiP Student Isabel Cieslar

Isabel Cieslar '21

Isabel Cieslar '21

BiP Course Taken: "College to Career: How to Stand Out in Today’s Job Market"

“My BiP course is nothing short of amazing! My instructor always shares her experiences as well as the misconceptions and truths about the job. You can truly gain a vast amount of knowledge and insight into your future and ease common fears that you may have. I truly believe every student at UNH should take a BiP!"

BiP Instructor Krystal Hicks

Instructor Krystal Hicks

Krystal Hicks

BiP Course: "College to Career: How to Stand out in Today's Job Market"

 “My biggest goal is that students become more self-aware throughout the entire process so that they can have a more real conversation with themselves and what they want to do”

BiP Student Dylan Grocer

Dylan Grocer '20

Dylan Grocer '20

BiP Course(s) Taken:  "Career Strategy and Development, Digital Advertising, Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) Certification"

“BiP courses have prepared me for professional success by giving a hands on approach to what the business world is like outside of the classroom”

BiP Instructor Kim Clark

Instructor Kim Clark

Kim Clark

BiP Course: "Career Strategy & Development"

“Students are able to interact with employers during recruiting panels and career events as well as develop their professional profiles on LinkedIN and in creating their resumes. Employers enjoy participating in the class career events and students benefit from creating solid connections”

BiP Student Isabella Ronson

Isabella Ronson '21

Isabella Ronson '21

BiP Course(s) Taken: "Inbound Marketing, Digital Marketing Agencies"

"I have taken Inbound Marketing with Raka partners. I loved working with an actual nonprofit in the Manchester area through this course and giving them a final recommendation at the end. I feel more confident in my abilities and knowledge in the marketing field"

BiP Student Will Papageorge

William Papageorge '21

William Papageorge '21

BiP Course(s) Taken: "Career Management, Strategy, and Development, Leadership Seminar for Paul Scholars, Introduction to Virtualization, Productization & Segmentation"

"The Business in Practice program has allowed me to take what I've learned in the classroom and apply it to real-world situations.  Taking classes within the BiP program has given me the confidence to transfer skills learned within Paul College classes and successfully utilize them in any professional business environment."

CURRICULUM & REQUIREMENTS

Students will take a minimum of four courses, one in each of the core competency areas:

  • Social intelligence - Ability to navigate complex social relationships and environments.
  • Analytical intelligence - Ability to analyze and evaluate ideas, solve problems and make decisions.
  • Competitive intelligence - Ability to gather, analyze and distribute information and ideas about products, customers, competitors or the external environment.
  • Professional intelligence - Ability to leverage your skills and talents within a professional domain and expand your network

    BiP Intelligence diagram paul college
    • A variety of 2-credit courses taught primarily by industry professionals
    • Build your resume with acquired business tools, skills and certifications
    • Engage in dynamic, individual and team-based experiences that simulate working in a realistic business environment
    • Immersive 7 or 14 week terms delivered as face-to-face, virtual or hybrid courses
    • Students can gain credit for experiential learning opportunities such as: internships, study abroad and applicable Paul College student organizations (i.e. Voice Z, Artifex, Atkins Investing etc.)
    • Dual major combines love of sports with business
      “My interview was at Fenway Park. I can’t tell you what they asked me, I can’t tell you what we talked about. It was the most surreal experience of my life,” Robie says. Carlton Robie, a dual major in business administration/marketing and sports studies, is a Dean’s Ambassador, co-managing director...
      Dual major combines love of sports with business
      “My interview was at Fenway Park. I can’t tell you what they asked me, I can’t tell you what we talked about. It was the most surreal experience of my life,” Robie says. Carlton Robie, a dual major in business administration/marketing and sports studies, is a Dean’s Ambassador, co-managing director...
    • Fundraising Administrator for V'ice Haiti (@vicehaiti)
      Our very own Haley Burns ’20, brought home a first place win in the community track of the NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge yesterday! Haley currently works as a fundraising administrator for V'ice Haiti (@vicehaiti), a Social Venture that...
      Fundraising Administrator for V'ice Haiti (@vicehaiti)
      Our very own Haley Burns ’20, brought home a first place win in the community track of the NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge yesterday! Haley currently works as a fundraising administrator for V'ice Haiti (@vicehaiti), a Social Venture that...
    • Hear how getting involved with the UNH Sales Club at the University of New Hampshire's Paul College of Business and Economics helped Matt Haley '19 get ready for the job market.
      Hear how getting involved with the UNH Sales Club at the University of New Hampshire's Paul College of Business and Economics helped Matt Haley '19 get ready for the job market.
    • Student video introduces the BiP program
      Hannah Donahue '22 – "Making this video was definitely challenging because it forced me to step outside of my comfort zone and explore the BiP program a lot more in depth and it was so worth it. I was really able to see the benefits that can come from it and I am so excited to be able to have the...
      Student video introduces the BiP program
      Hannah Donahue '22 – "Making this video was definitely challenging because it forced me to step outside of my comfort zone and explore the BiP program a lot more in depth and it was so worth it. I was really able to see the benefits that can come from it and I am so excited to be able to have the...
    • Meet UNH's 2019 Truman Scholar
      Nooran Alhamdan '20, an analytical economics and political science major, has won a 2019 Truman Scholarship. "It means so much to me, and it means so much to my family and our story. I'm a third-generation Palestinian refugee, and I definitely...
      Meet UNH's 2019 Truman Scholar
      Nooran Alhamdan '20, an analytical economics and political science major, has won a 2019 Truman Scholarship. "It means so much to me, and it means so much to my family and our story. I'm a third-generation Palestinian refugee, and I definitely...