COURSE CCMN304 SECTION YBA CAREER ADVANCEMENTCOMMUNICATIONCOURSE OUTLINE FOR Spring 2016INSTRUCTOR:Kathy VoltanINSTRUCTOR PHONE:2752INSTRUCTOR E-MAIL:[email protected]COURSE PREREQUISITES:NoneThe Chang School Office Hours:Monday to Thursday – 8:00am – 7:00pmFriday – 8:00am – 4:30pmSaturday – 8:15am – 1:15pm (closed July and August)Every effort will be made to manage the course as stated. However, adjustments may be necessary at the discretion of the instructor. If so, students will be advised and alterations discussed in the class prior to implementation.It is the responsibility of students to ensure that they understand the University’s policies and procedures, in particular those relating to course management and academic integrity. A list of relevantpolicies is included at the end of this outline. COURSE DESCRIPTION:This course aims to develop the communication skills and strategies necessary to meetthe challenges of the current workplace. With particular focus on the job search andcareer development, course content covers such topics as research and interviewing,persuasive writing and speaking, developing a professional image and making effectivecommunication decisions. Lab: 3 hours.COURSE OBJECTIVE/LEARNING OUTCOMES: To develop the communication skills and strategies necessary to meet the challenges of the contemporary workplace.To develop and maintain both hard copy and electronic portfolios for career developmentTo develop the documents and oral communication skills for the job searchPage 1 of 5Course Outline –CCMN304
TEXTBOOK & READING LISTS:Meyer, C. (2013). Communicating for Results: A Canadian Student's Guide. Updated Second Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780199006304 METHOD OF INSTRUCTION:In this workshop course, students have the opportunity to prepare assignments in classwith the guidance and supervision of the instructor.