The Principled Business Leadership Institute is Alpha Kappa Psi’s premier learning and leadership experience designed for all individuals seeking to enhance their professional development. The Principled Business Leadership Institute offers three unique programs: Leadership Pathway (educational sessions), Officer Training (chapter operational learning), and Case Competition (business challenge).
What are the three programs offered at PBLI?
What are the registration rates and deadlines?
Rates and deadlines vary by location.
Early Bird – On or before November 30
Regular – December 1 – Through January 4
Last Chance –
Atlanta and San Fran Bay – January 5 – Through January 25
Boston and Chicago – January 5 – Through February 1
Atlanta and San Fran Bay – Through January 25
Boston and Chicago – Through February 1
Atlanta and San Fran Bay
On or before January 12 – $10
January 13 – Through January 25 – $15
Boston and Chicago
On or before January 19 – $10
January 20 – Through February 1 – $15
Early Bird $99
Last Chance $149
Life Loyal Members – $10 off above prices
How do I pay?
If you did not submit payment at the time of registration, you may pay via one of the following options:
1) Pay via check; checks should be payable to Alpha Kappa Psi and mailed to 7801 E.88th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46256. Please be sure to include your chapter name and school with your check and note it is for payment for PBLI.
2) Pay via credit card via phone; call 317-872-1553.
3) Pay via credit card online.
How can I make a substitution?
While the deadline for pre-event substitutions has passed for Atlanta and San Francisco Bay Area locations, on-site substitutions will still be accepted. Substitutions for Boston and Chicago may still be done online using the link below or on-site.
How can I make a cancellation?
Cancellations with a refund are no longer accepted. Alpha Kappa Psi is not responsible for weather-related cancellations, airfare, hotel or other costs associated with the event. If you are canceling for Chicago or Boston due to inclement weather, please contact Jason Pierce, Director of Education at email@example.com.
How do I receive a refund?
- Refunds are not granted for failure to attend, late arrival, unattended programs or early departure.
- Alpha Kappa Psi is not responsible for weather-related cancellations, airfare, hotel or other costs associated with the event.
- All refunds, regardless of payment method, will be credited to the chapter’s account. It is then the chapter’s responsibility to refund the individual.
Each member in attendance must sign and agree to the Safety Agreement to check in for this event.
What is covered with registration?
All registrations include:
- Entry to corresponding event packages
- Access to the online event community
- Lunch on Saturday
- Additional event materials
Additional meals, transportation and hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the individual and are not included in the fee.
What accommodations are provided?
AKPsi has a block of rooms reserved for its members and guests through each hotel’s reservation cutoff date. Room types (especially those that sleep four to a room) are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Provided there are remaining guest rooms in our block after the cut off-date, the hotel will continue to accept reservations at the special rate. Once the block is full, whether it is before or after the cut-off date, regular hotel rates will be in effect.
Attendees are responsible for contacting the hotel directly to arrange accommodations. All guests must provide photo ID on-site at each hotel in order to check-in and receive keys to their rooms. Photo ID must match name on room reservation or access to the hotel may be denied.
Participants are expected to comply with the Alpha Kappa Psi Risk Management Policies, state and local laws as well as guest policies of the hotel.
Are there forms I need to sign?
Each attendee must read and sign the safety agreement and emergency contact information form; those who do not may not attend the event. Attendees do not need to sign the photographic release portion of the form.
What is the dress code?
Business Professional (no jeans, t-shirts, tennis shoes, caps or hats).
Business Casual (no jeans, t-shirts, tennis shoes, caps or hats).
Smart Casual (jeans are acceptable, t-shirts, tennis shoes, caps or hats).
Schedule of Events
Is there a volunteer incentive?
Chapter Advisors need to have 15 paid registrations to receive a complimentary registration fee. The CA is to register for PBLI and pay. The registration fee will be refunded via check. CAs are not to register as part of the student chapter and are not counted toward the tier discount for the chapter.
Section Directors need to have 5 paid registrations per each chapter in their section to receive a complimentary registration fee. The SD is to register for PBLI and pay. The registration fee will be refunded via check.
Refunds will be processed post-PBLI (end of February) and no later than March 15.
All official volunteers (those reported on or before January 15) are extended the early-bird registration rate regardless of the date of the registration.
The Principled Business Leadership Institute offers three unique programs: Leadership Pathway (educational sessions), Officer Training (chapter operational learning), and Case Competition (business challenge).