Jul 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Course Catalog 
2024-2025 Course Catalog
Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

ADM 937 - Prof Office Careers Seminar

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
An examination of topics relevant to the administrative office internship experience, sharing workplace problems encountered and the solutions found to those problems.
Prerequisite: ADM 162  , BCA 160  , ADM 157  , ADM 154  , BCA 152  , BCA 212  , and ADM 221  all with a “C” or better.
Corequisite: ADM 947  
  1. Develop problem solving techniques to on-the-job situations
    1. Develop attitudes necessary for successful job performance
    2. Describe attitudes and steps necessary to solve conflicts
    3. Explain techniques of managing your emotions
    4. Explain various methods of dealing with stress
    5. Illustrate strategies in dealing effectively with discrimination in the workplace
  2. Consider personality characteristics that may cause and help solve workplace problems
    1. Evaluate personal behavior
    2. Explain how behavior creates the image a person presents to others
    3. Describe how to be tactful in a variety of situations
    4. Develop desire for self-improvement
    5. Describe the importance of being a team player and relating to a supervisor and coworkers
    6. Discuss how to handle constructive criticism
  3. Examine experiences that affect job performance
    1. List courses and work experiences that relate to job performance
    2. Identify which aspects of each course impact job performance
    3. Discuss how work experience carries from job to job
  4. Assess work environment strengths/weaknesses
    1. Identify areas and reasons for strong and weak job performances
    2. List steps to improve areas of weak job performance
    3. Use available resources to strengthen areas of weak job performance
    4. Provide final report on internship experience
  5. Discuss current topics related to the workplace
    1. Discuss quality of work-life balance.
    2. Describe effects of changing technology
    3. Identify professional organizations (associations) to assist with staying current in the field

Competencies Revised Date: 2019

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)