Professional Development
Syllabus

Course Information

Organization

Tri-County Technology College - Business and Public Services Division - Business Technology Department

Course Number

AOT 133

Credits

3

Contact Hours

3


Description
This course emphasizes development of personal and professional skills required of an office worker in areas such as projecting a professional image, job-seeking skills, office etiquette, ethics, and time and stress management.

Prerequisites

None

 

Textbooks

Thomas Cheesebro, Linda O'Connor, Francisco Rios. Communicating in the Workplace. Prentice Hall. 2010.
ISBN: 13-978-0-13-613691-0. 

 

Supplies

General course supplies. 

 

Course Level Student Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate personality traits that are conducive to working with others.

2.

Communicate to resolve workplace conflicts.

3.

Demonstrate a sensitivity and appreciation for cross-cultural relations and diversity in the workplace.

4.

Demonstrate ethical and professional behaviors to work-related situations.

5.

Exhibit self-control and maintain professional composure.


Grading Information
Grading Rationale
The student will be graded throughout the semester by quizzes, assignments, and a self-evaluation.

Quizzes: 60%
Assignments: 30%
Self-Evaluation: 10%

Grading Scale

A

90-100

B

80-89

C

70-79

D

60-69

F

0-59

 

 

 

 

Prepared By:    Administrative Office Technology Faculty                                   Date written or revised:  JUNE 2009