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Division: Business and Applied Technologies
Department: Transportation Technology
Course: DMT 1930
Title: Leadership & Professional Development - Course 1
Catalog Description:

This is the first course in a series of two courses which will help students gain and improve workplace and interpersonal skills. Professional stewardship, management, and leadership are the foundational topics. Students taking this course will also have the opportunity to participate in the SkillsUSA career and professional leadership organization.


General Education Requirements: N/A
Semesters Offered: TBA
Credit/Time Requirement: Credit: 1; Lecture: 1; Lab: 0
Clock/Hour Requirements: 15
Offered for Non-Credit: Yes
Prerequisites: N/A
Corequisites: N/A
Justification:

This course fulfills the Human Relations requirement for many of the Career and Technical Education programs and provides students with employability skills which will better prepare them for future career success.


Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • identify individual learning styles
  • establish short-term goals
  • use individual time management skills
  • define future occupations
  • identify issues of cultural diversity and equity
  • define the customer
  • demonstrate effective communication with others
  • identify components of an employment portfolio
  • measure and modify short-term goals
  • identify stress sources
  • select characteristics of a positive image
  • demonstrate awareness of government, professional organization, and trade unions
  • observe and critique a meeting
  • demonstrate business meeting skills
  • demonstrate social etiquette
  • complete survey for employment opportunities
  • review a professional journal and develop a 3 to 5 minute presentation
  • identify customer expectations
  • complete a job application
  • identify a mentor
  • assemble their own employment portfolio
  • identify supervisory and management roles in an organization
  • recognize their proficiency in program competencies.

Content:

Course objectives will be achieved by providing students with instructional and hands-on experiences in the following areas:

  • identify individual learning styles
  • establish short-term goals
  • use individual time management skills
  • define future occupations
  • identify issues of cultural diversity and equity
  • define the customer
  • demonstrate effective communication with others
  • identify components of an employment portfolio
  • measure and modify short-term goals
  • identify stress sources
  • select characteristics of a positive image
  • demonstrate awareness of government, professional organization, and trade unions
  • observe and critique a meeting
  • demonstrate business meeting skills
  • demonstrate social etiquette
  • complete survey for employment opportunities
  • review a professional journal and develop a 3 to 5 minute presentation
  • identify customer expectations
  • complete a job application
  • identify a mentor
  • assemble their own employment portfolio
  • identify supervisory and management roles in an organization
  • recognize their proficiency in program competencies.

 


General Education Outcomes:


Applied Education Outcomes:

2) A student can read, retrieve, evaluate, interpret, and deliver information using a variety of traditional and electronic media.

Students will participate in employment research, utilizing printed and electronic media.  Employment outlook, availability, and job description inform,ation is researched and reported.


3) A student can speak and write effectively and respectfully as a member of the global community, and work effectively as a member of a team.

Students are required to give oral presentations on job-related topics.  Effective oral communication is a key component in this program.


8) A student has acquired entry-level skills specific to and appropriate for employment in his/her field of study.

Students will participate in activities that build and reinforce self-confidence, positive attitudes toward work, and communications skills.


9) A student is aware of industry specific certifications and has developed skills sufficient to acquire the same.

Students are informed of what employment opportunities are available.


Key Performance Indicators:

Student Learning Outcomes will be assessed by two or more of the following Key Performance Indicators:

  • class discussion
  • presentations
  • performance activities
  • assignments
  • performance in subsequent courses.

Representative Text and/or Supplies:
  • PDP SkillsUSA Level 1 Student Workbook, current edition, The Professional Development Program.
  • PDP SkillsUSA Level 2 Student Workbook, current edition, The Professional Program.

Optimum Class Size: 30
Maximum Class Size: 50


Link to this syllabus: https://www.snow.edu/syllabus/?action=viewSyllabus&subject=10571
Link to this syllabus (pdf): https://www.snow.edu/syllabus/pdf.php?syllabus=10571