CBA Advantage

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College is all about opportunity, and CBA Advantage is designed to maximize your opportunity for success while at LMU! CBA Advantage is an app that you can download to your phone that will let you know about exclusive activities that will enhance your experience here at Loyola Marymount University and help you stand out from the crowd when applying for internships and jobs through the creation of an ePortfolio that will help you track all of your co-curricular activities completed during your time in the CBA.

Ready to get started with CBA Advantage?

CBA has created training modules to introduce you to the CBA Advantage platform and all the ways you can engage in learning outside the classroom! In addition to learning more about the platform and how to meet your goal, you’ll also earn 50 CBA Advantage points for completing the modules – bringing you closer to your 2,000-point goal! 

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Five Competency Areas

The following competency areas were developed from the College of Business Administration's Mission Statement: "We advance knowledge and develop business leaders with moral courage and creative confidence to be a force for good in the global community."

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Business Knowledge
Activities that will help you develop an awareness and understanding of how to analyze business situations and problems in a manner that produces effective outcomes.
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Creative Confidence
Activities that will give you the freedom and courage to fail and take creative risks with the knowledge that all of the ideas you create have value.
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Global Citizenship
Activities that will help you recognize a global community perspective and build cross cultural competencies.
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Leadership Skills
Activities that will give you the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to lead others in achieving a common goal or outcome.
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Moral Courage
Activities that will give you the confidence to take a stand, speak out, and encourage you to commit to do the right thing as part of your business career.


CBA Advantage is required for all students entering in Fall 2020 and beyond. In order to graduate, you will be required to earn a minimum of 2,000 points over four years (prorated for transfer students). Students are encouraged to complete 500 points each year, with at least 100 points per year in each of the five Competency Areas of business knowledge, creative confidence, global citizenship, leadership skills, and moral courage.

Activity Types


Events will include major speakers, workshops, and retreats led by our faculty, premier centers, and Career and Professional Development.


Tasks will include things such as writing an article and publishing it on LinkedIn, reflecting on a community service experience, and scheduling a one-on-one coaching appointment with a mentor from the Career and Professional Development.

Common How To's

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Mobile App

  1. Make sure you have the most updated version of the Suitable app. If you do not, search "Suitable" in your iOS App Store or Google Play Store and download it for free, or click the download button for your type of device at the top of this page. Open the app once it's installed.
  2. Enter your email address, and click Continue.
  3. The LMU portal should be listed. Click Sign In.

If Suitable is unable to confirm your email address with LMU, please contact their support team at

Web App

  1. Visit
  2. Enter your email address and click Continue.
  3. The LMU portal should be listed. Click Sign In.

If Suitable is unable to confirm your email address with LMU, please contact their support team at

Earn Points

Check out the Activities tab in Suitable. This tab displays all upcoming point-eligible activities. Each activity lists event details as well as a Level and Competency label. The Level and number of Competencies determines how many points an activity is worth; check out the chart below for point totals:

Contact Us

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