The 21st century brings new challenges to academia and industry. The so-called information era requires the ability to pull information from disparate sources and to work with people from disparate cultures in order to solve the unstructured problems of our time. No longer do our professionals expect to work at a single company for their working lives, and that means that technical knowledge is no longer adequate for success. The Purdue Polytechnic Leadership Academy is designed to help students gain 21st century competencies that are necessary for career success and effective leadership.
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