Topic outline

  • General

  • Developing Emotionally and Physically


    Students will be able to:

    ·       Identify the characteristics of people who lead successful lives.

    ·       Explain the effects of beliefs on behavior.

    ·       Improve self-esteem and use positive self-talk.

    ·       Project a positive image of self and the organization.

    ·       Employ work ethics to include punctuality, regular attendance, dependability, honesty, reliability, pride in work, fairness, and confidentiality.

    ·       Demonstrate proper business etiquette and ethics.

    ·       Accept and provide constructive criticism.

    ·       Describe the elements of a healthy diet and exercise program.

  • Social and Intellectual Development


    Students will be able to:

    ·       Name and describe techniques for improving critical thinking

    ·       Describe techniques for effective listening

    ·       Define creativity

    ·       Describe the importance of good speaking skills

    ·       Research and Develop a Presentation Topic

    ·       Ability to handle Success or Failure

    ·       Ability to get Along with Others

    ·       Define group goals, roles, and norms

    ·       Describe the attitude, qualities, skills, and strategies of effective leader

  • Developing and Implementing a Career Plan


    Students will be able to:

    ·       Maintain a professional appearance for the workplace –dress, hygiene, grooming.

    ·       List strategies for handling finances and coping with stress.

    ·       Develop and apply time management techniques including prioritizing activities.

    ·       Develop a professional development plan including short-term and long-term goals.

    ·       Define professional development opportunities.

    ·       Cite job search resources; prepare a resume, cover letter, and a follow up letter.