Any student completing an Associate of Applied Science degree is required to complete 16 hours of the Employability Skills Academy throughout their academic career. Assessments will be given throughout the academy to place emphasis on the understanding of the material presented. Pre-registration is necessary before attending each seminar. Students not enrolled in an Associate of Applied Science program of study are invited to attend the academy.
Goals of the academy:
September 2013 Seminar - Workplace Ethics
Demonstrating Good Work Ethic; Behaving Appropriately
Maintaining Honesty; Playing Fair
Using Ethical Language; Showing Responsibility
Reducing Harassment; Respecting Diversity
Making Truthfulness a Habit; Leaving a Job Ethically
Schedule for September seminar:
9/9/13 from 9:30-11:30
9/13/13 from 10 a.m.-12 noon
9/16/13 from 2:30-4:30
9/23/13 from 5:30-6:30
November 2013 Seminar - On the Job; Person to Person Etiquette
Using Professional Manners; Introducing People
Language and Behavior
Business Casual Dress; Meal Functions
Behavior at Work Parties; Conventions
International; Cross-Cultural Etiquette
Working in a Cubicle; Meeting Business Acquaintances
Meeting People for the First Time; Showing Politeness
Interacting with Your Boss, Subordinates and Co-workers
Interacting with Suppliers; Ending a Lingering Visit
Keeping Information Confidential; Avoiding Gossip
Schedule for November seminar:
11/4/13 from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
11/11/13 from 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
11/8/13 from 10 a.m.-12 noon
11/18/13 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.