Laura B. Schildkraut
B BSKL 200
Examines professionalism, productivity, communication, networking, and career management. Develops skills for business case analysis, project planning and management, public speaking, writing, team work, and introspection. Credit/no-credit only.
“Preparing for the Business World” examines professionalism, productivity, communication, networking and career management to strengthen students as they seek to excel both professionally and academically. By focusing on hard skills & soft skills, and individual & team deliverables, the course ensures a well rounded approach to attaining excellence as a student and a business professional.
Student learning goals
•Understand/embrace the elements that define professionalism in the workplace
•Develop a simple business case and develop and present a project plan
•Provide effective feedback
•Create an effective resume and list top 10 strengths
•Arrange, Conduct and Follow up on an informational interview
•Research credible business articles
General method of instruction
Lecture and interactive class discussion
Class assignments and grading