The purpose of this course is to strengthen the professional image. Students begin to develop self-awareness of elements affecting their personal and work relationships. Guidelines for determining appropriate grooming, dress, and poise will be covered. Personal life management along with career/life goal setting will be reinforced. This class should be taken in the last semester of the program.
This course provides the student with the opportunity to develop professional office communication skills using voice recognition, transcribers, and hard copy material. Students will learn to speak, write, and listen in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner. Students will apply these skills to create and share documents electronically while applying the proper document formats. PREREQUISITE: 10106110 Document Formatting and 10106146 Proofreading for the Office.
This course examines customer service as it relates to organizational quality. It addresses service models for internal and external customers, systems and strategies applied to customer service, and tools and techniques for gathering customer feedback and handling complaints.
In Conflict Resolution and Confrontation Skills the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to deal with conflict and confrontation in the workplace. The learner will identify the major causes of conflict, develop a working plan of action to confront difficult situations, and establish guidelines for gaining resolution to difficult situations. The learner will build greater personal skill and confidence in their ability to deal with conflict in their personal and professional life.
This course focuses on the marketing process as it relates to the operation of a business enterprise. The intent is to provide students with an understanding of how the marketing function fits within the overall structure of the organization. Special attention is given to the role and significance of evaluating customer needs, pricing, distribution, and promotion of products and services.
Introduces learners to the study of diversity from a local to a global environment using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach. Encourages self-exploration and prepares the learner to work in a diverse environment. In addition to an analysis of majority/minority relations in a multicultural context, the primary topics of race, ethnicity, age, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion are explored.
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents.PREREQUISITE: Established scores on placement assessments or COREQUISITE: 10831103 Intro to College Writing