Course Outlines

Oral Business Communications and Job Seeking Skills — ADMS 1285

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 2.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 2.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 0.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course covers the development of oral communication skills in the following areas: one-to-one communication, oral presentations to groups, use of MS PowerPoint in presentations and student evaluation of speeches. Students will also learn successful employment interview strategies as well as how to find various job leads, write a successful resume, application letter, and follow-up letter.
  2. Course Effective Dates: 7/1/16 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. analyze communication process
    2. assemble personal inventory
    3. complete application form
    4. complete informational interview
    5. create PowerPoint presentation
    6. deliver informative speech
    7. deliver introductions
    8. deliver persuasive speech
    9. deliver prepared speeches
    10. deliver self-introduction speech
    11. demonstrate listening skills
    12. demonstrate small group participation
    13. demonstrate speech techniques
    14. describe job hunting techniques
    15. determine employment goals
    16. develop interview skills
    17. develop job search plan
    18. develop listening skills
    19. evaluate informative speech
    20. evaluate persuasive speech
    21. evaluate self-introduction speech
    22. identify job keeping strategies
    23. identify major speech sections
    24. identify resume content
    25. indicate speech resources
    26. interview individual students for introduction
    27. outline speeches
    28. participate in class discussion
    29. participate in group discussions following speeches
    30. plan information speech
    31. plan introduction
    32. plan persuasive speech
    33. plan self-introduction speech
    34. prepare cover letter
    35. prepare oral reading
    36. prepare personal resume
    37. prepare self-introduction speech
    38. present oral reading
    39. produce visuals using PowerPoint
    40. report on information interview
    41. research for informative speech using library
    42. research potential company
    43. select appropriate oral reading
    44. use follow-up techniques
    45. use visual/graphics in presentations
    46. use visuals using PowerPoint
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted