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Get the CoB EDGE

Exploring Degree Goals and Experiences

What is the CoB EDGE?

The CoB EDGE is a professional development program designed to allow College of Business students to track their participation in events and experiences that lead to career readiness. These professional events and experiences focus on:

  • Academic preparation
  • Relevant work experience
  • Personal leadership training
  • Network/CoB community
  • Business communication training
  • Global experiences

How do you build your CoB EDGE?

  • Attend a Career Fair
  • Have your resume reviewed
  • CoB student organization membership
  • Complete personal leadership skills course
  • Attend "Real People, Real Careers" speaker series
  • Attend Suit-Up events/workshops
  • Participate in a mock interview
  • Attend a company visit
  • Complete an online career assessment
  • Join the Coach & Connect Mentoring Program
  • Take a foreign language class
  • Business communications training
  • Complete and internship/co-op
  • Participate in a regional/national competition

Track your CoB EDGE

Students can view a listing of upcoming activities and track their EDGE progress through Suitable.

Web access

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Enter your email address and click 'Continue'

Step 3: Click 'Sign in' next to CoB Professional Development and log-in through the University of Akron portal using your email and password



Mobile access

Step 1: Search "Suitable" in your app store and download the Suitable app

Step 2: Use your email to log-in

Step 3: Click 'Continue' and log-in through the University of Akron portal using your email and password

Note: You must give the Suitable app access to your camera to scan event codes

Step 4: You're all set! Navigate to the 'Activities' tab to see what's coming up; Navigate to the 'Achievements' tab to view your progress in EDGE

Graduate with CoB EDGE Honors

Events and activities are categorized by a point system ranging from 10-75 points. Earn EDGE Honors by earning 400 points.

Students graduating with CoB EDGE Honors will receive a medal to keep and display at UA Commencement.

If you are interested in CoB EDGE or have questions, send an email to

Consult the EDGE Brochure for more details.