X420 Syllabus Spring 2006

Table of Contents

 

Business X420: Business Career Planning and Placement

Purpose

Relationship of X420 to Undergraduate Career Services

Course Requirements

Computing Resources and X420

Design of X420

Lectures: Required Concept

Lectures: Select Career Opportunities Orientation Program - Executive Lectures

Lectures: Focus Lectures

Lab Counseling Sessions

Structure

Projects

REQUIRED PROJECTS

Grading

Guidelines

Project Delivery Instructions

Rules

Project Planning Form

Project Tracks

Career Projects

Search Track

Management Skills Track

Graduate Study Track

Entrepreneurship Track

International Track for U.S. Citizens

Foreign National U.S. Employment Track

Foreign National Home Country Employment Track

Independent Career Track

Suggested Projects by Career Track

Career Project Summary

Discussion Sections

Discussion Session Schedule

Communications and Ethics

Communications Philosophy

Ethics

Grading Concept for X420

Project Grading Criteria

Grade Appeal

Grade Ranges

Grading Scale

Grade Sheet

Calendar

Course Outline

WEEK 1

Project 1: UCSO Resume Upload REQUIRED

WEEK 2

Project 1: UCSO Resume Grading REQUIRED

Project 2: Career Plan REQUIRED

WEEK 3

Project 3: Employment Communications

Project 4: Interview Preparation Analysis

WEEK 4

Project 5: Interview Evaluation

Project 6: Job Description Profile

Project 7: Employer Profile

WEEK 5

Project 8: Tell Me Interview Presentation

Project 9: Interview Questions

WEEK 6

Project 10: Secondary Interview

Project 11: Behavioral Based Interview-S.T.A.R.S.

Project 12: Case Interview Technique

WEEK 7

Project 13: Network Informational Interviewing

Project 14: Independent Job Search Strategy

Project 15: Mock Interview

WEEK 8

Project 16: CareerLeader

Project 17: Network Partner Database Creation

WEEK 9

Project 18: Career Management

Project 19: Graduate Study Research

Project 20: Graduate Study Application

Project 21: Which Employer? Which Job?

WEEK 10

Project 22: Ethics

Project 23: Career Portfolio REQUIRED

Project Directory

Appendix: Forms and Articles