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    Delta College
  Nov 20, 2017
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ACE 102W - Career Professional Development II

Credits: 2
Continues from Career Professional Development I with additional responsibilities at the worksite. Explores work cultures and diversity. Develops team-building skills in a virtual setting. Continues development of employment portfolio and improves job interviewing skills. Continues practicing and developing essential skills necessary in the workplace. Evaluates the student in a program-related, supervised worksite.

Prerequisite(s): ACE 101W  with a minimum grade of B. Must be employed in a major-related position, and have completed the program application process in the Office of Academic Career Experience (Cooperative Education) and Service Learning.
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 180
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity.
    1. Analyze diverse viewpoints in the workplace.
    2. Question assumptions, points of view, and expectations where appropriate.
    3. Resolve differences through compromise, assertiveness, or surrender where appropriate.
    4. Explore other workplace cultures.
  2. Demonstrate favorable work habits.
    1. Perform job tasks according to supervisor expectations.
    2. Demonstrate alignment with employer expectations.
    3. Demonstrate initiative, self-motivation, and self-management when appropriate.
  3. Produce and exchange professional communications.
    1. Apply listening skills and engagement strategies in verbal communications.
    2. Utilize appropriate vocabulary, tone, and terminology in all workplace communications.
    3. Maintain respect for self and others during verbal, electronic, written, and telephone communications.
  4. Continue development of employment portfolio.
    1. Revise resume.
    2. Identify appropriate work samples.
    3. Create a professional online profile.
  5. Perform writing tasks to promote learning of concepts.
    1. Document attainment of skills learned.
    2. Demonstrate knowledge of the subject.
  6. Cooperate within a team.
    1. Apply team-building skills to situations in the workplace.
    2. Assume the role of a team member in a virtual setting and contribute to team goals.
    3. Apply leadership skills when appropriate.
    4. Investigate personal and collective successes and failures in team experiences.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of the employment interview process.
    1. Identify different types of interview questions.
    2. Demonstrate how to respond effectively to interview questions.
    3. Demonstrate knowledge of proper follow-up techniques.
  8. Demonstrate continuous improvement in professional skill sets.
    1. Identify workplace competencies.
    2. Determine methods for self-assessment.
    3. Map achievement of workplace competencies.
    4. Plan goals for future professional development.
    5. Summarize the continuous improvements resulting from the Academic Career Experience.
  9. Demonstrate an understanding of transferable skills for success in chosen career.
    1. Practice problem-solving and critical thinking.
    2. Demonstrate creativity and innovation in the workplace.

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