Part-time Courses - Career Development Studies
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|Course #||Courses||Length (Hours)||Distance||Status|
|OLRN2091||Career Mapping and Job Attainment
Description: In today's competitive job market you want to ensure that your resume stands out from the competition. Find out how to apply with confidence for the job you want and have an interview that will “Wow” them. Learn how to write both effective job application and thank-you letters. Develop your understanding of networking and prospecting. Create a resume that will capture your perspective employer's attention and secure the interview that you would like. Find out how to interview like a pro. Get tips on how to dress and speak in an interview and discover other helpful interviewing tips that will help you get the job you want.
|OLRN1031||Interpersonal and Group Dynamics
Description: In this introductory level course, students learn to apply knowledge from interpersonal relations and group dynamics to working with others as well as on a team. Emphasis will be placed on utilizing effective communication skills with individuals and groups. Group cohesiveness and effective decision making will be discussed.
|CARD8110||Job Development Techniques
Description: Job developers play an important and ever-increasing role in today's employment agencies. This course is designed for both new and experienced job developers and guides students through each stage of the job development process, from locating potential employers to client follow-up. A main focus of the course is developing and maintaining strong employer relationships. Additionally, the course covers strategies for working with diverse populations, differences between rural and urban job development, and the different approaches to job development, including client and employer centred strategies
|OLRN1068||Leadership and Career Management
Description: It is highly probable that every business person will, at some time in his or her career, be a supervisor of other employees in an organization. It is essential to begin to develop effective supervisory strategies and an awareness of labour relations issues which are common in today's workplaces. This course will focus on two important topics; strategies for effective supervision and supervising in a unionized environment. Employment standards, health and safety and human rights legislation will be covered as well as the Labour Relations Act, an overview of union organizing, components of a typical collective agreement and the grievance process.
Description: This course is designed to provide students with the an introduction to the sales process and is intended to help students to develop their selling, communication, and negotiation skills in order to be successful in a sales career. Topics presented include: the steps in the selling process, ethical issues in selling, the importance of the sales function, and integrating technology in the sales process. Students also learn how to develop negotiation skills, establish successful customer relationships, and develop winning communication skills in a variety of presentation situations. This course is highly interactive and each student will be expected to fully participate online. Each student will be required to prepare and deliver a sales presentation as a part of this course.
|OLRN2061||World of Work
Description: One way that people find their place in, and make a contribution to, society, is through work. This course prepares students for the world of work – with a focus on their intended field – by leading them through a rigorous process of exploring changes in the marketplace, researching their intended careers, and developing skills related to acquiring desirable employment in their industry of choice. Through guided reflection, students learn how to uncover their strengths, understand their motivations, establish goals and become successful workers in an ever-changing environment. The final group project simulates the real-world job search and acquisition process.
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