OADM190 Professional Development (formerly OADM290)

Department of Business Studies: Office Administration

I. Course Number and Title
OADM190 Professional Development (formerly OADM290)
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
Students study the various factors that contribute to successful professional growth and development with emphasis on business ethics, business and professional etiquette, presentation skills, human relations, international business customs, and the job search and interview process. Each student develops a professional growth plan.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Students will
      1. demonstrate an understanding of the occupations that are most likely to have job openings in the coming years;
      2. demonstrate an understanding of the skills that make a person a good teammate and a good leader;
      3. demonstrate an understanding of time management and stress management skills; and
      4. demonstrate an understanding of planning, developing, changing, and maintaining a career.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. the workplace: today and tomorrow
    2. the workplace: interpersonal strength and leadership
    3. the workplace: personal skills for success
    4. the workplace: charting a career
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. The assessment of course learning goals is based on classroom discussions, written exams, assignments, papers, and/or performance based tasks and projects.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    See course format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Review/Approval Date - 8/00; Revised 1/2010