MGMT 400 - Applied Professional and Career Development
Facilitates student development in the world of work through highly experiential and reflective learning focused on personal, professional, and career growth. Topics include personal branding, networking, interviewing, career planning, and continued professional development.
Enrollment Requirement: Admission into the BAS in Applied Management program; and BUS& 101 , BUS 121 and BUS 258 ; or instructor consent.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
Develop a personal branding strategy that effectively communicates core values, skills, strengths, and value proposition to appropriate stakeholders.
Create a career development plan that can be utilized for identifying and attaining professional opportunities.
Deploy networking strategies to expand current network and create potential career opportunities.
Construct, format, and tailor a professional resume, digital profile, or portfolio.
Demonstrate an understanding of the behavioral interview process by participating in simulated behavioral interviews.
- Formulate effective business strategies by conducting thorough analysis of a given market and business environment.
- Analyze quantitative and qualitative data to effectively and efficiently resolve business problems.
- Analyze financial data to explain organizational performance and identify business opportunities in a given market.
- Apply organizational behavior principles and human resources management practices to formulate a plan to effectively hire, retain, and develop a workforce.
- Plan and implement marketing and sales strategies to maximize long-term profitability of a firm.
- Construct operations and project plans that efficiently and effectively leverage organizational resources.
- Formulate strategies to increase ethical behavior and socially responsible decision making within an organization.
- Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
- Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
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