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Laura B. Schildkraut
B BSKL 200
Bothell Campus

Preparing for the Business World

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.

Class description

“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

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Laura B. Schildkraut
Date: 03/05/2010