Lauren Dumke, a marketing student, recently interviewed the leaders of Business Leaders Incorporated. She wrote a two-part blog post about this exciting new opportunity at the David Eccles School of Business. To connect with these leaders please visit here.

Read Part One below:


Starting the new school year always brings an exciting buzz to campus. Classes start, giving students the opportunity to join new clubs and be more involved in campus life. The David Eccles School of Business has plenty of opportunities to get involved. The overarching student involvement organization, Business Leaders Incorporated or BLInc is a great way to get started.

BLInc offers Eccles students opportunities for personal growth, networking, and leadership. BLInc is currently under the advisement of the Undergraduate Career Management Center, which allows students access to great counseling about careers available to students after graduation, help with resumes and networking, and resources for professional development.

The best part about BLInc: it’s all free and anyone can join! No matter your major, GPA, or class status, all students at the U have the opportunity to participate in this great opportunity. I interviewed the incoming officers to find out exactly who they are, what their goals are, and what we can expect to see this year from BLInc.

Stuart Jardine is the new CEO of BLInc and gave me great insight:

The David Eccles School of Business is growing and more and more opportunities come up each year, so it is imperative that we keep track of these opportunities and ensure that students are aware of them. Businesses are looking for students who are ready and prepared to enter the workforce. Our mission at Business Leaders, Inc. is to make sure that students are fully aware of the extracurricular activities that are available to them at the David Eccles School of Business, and have plenty of opportunities to develop business skills outside of the classroom.”

“One of our main focuses is to help make the business school known for developing students into strong business leaders. To do this we are working to provide more leadership development resources for club leaders and students. We also want to provide events, working in conjunction with clubs and organizations, which will help students to learn more about the various business industries. We want to help students get the most out of both thei