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BEST 041 - Advanced Better Employment Strategies and Techniques
BEST 041

This advanced level course under the Education and Career Planning aims to prepare adult learners with life and employment readiness skills. Learners will be prepared to pursue individual occupational and/or educational goals within a changing and divers world.

  • Total Hours: 160
  • Lecture Hours: 12.5
  • Total Practicum Hours: 60
  • Formal Work Experience: 60
Total Weeks:  8

This course is offered online: No


Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course learners will be able to:
  • Develop positive attitude towards work and return to learning
  • Assess own career interests by use of assessments tools
  • Apply change management techniques to the development of educational and career planning
  • Identify own communication style and demonstrate/practice effective listening and feedback skills
  • Define key concepts of self-esteem and how these concepts apply to themselves
  • Identify and access college and community resources
  • Develop interview skills and complete a minimum of three (3) informal interviews
  • Apply work place essential skills
  • Write the college Math and English placements tests
  • Perform set tasks using computer skills
  • Establish self-determined, realistic personal/educational/career goals, and complete an Action Plan
Grading System: Letters

Passing Grade:
D (50%)

Nature of Participation:
  • Portfolio Presentation
  • Specific topic class presentation
Percentage of Individual Work: 50

Percentage of Group Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs: No

Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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