(2 credit lecture)
This seminar provides an opportunity for students to complete a leadership project and reflect on their experiences, as well as showcase their work while at DMACC. Students will complete the required criteria for the Honors Program electronic portfolio.
- Identify the criteria required to complete the DMACC Honors Program.
- Modify an electronic portfolio to showcase academic course work, service learning, and leadership activities throughout the time at DMACC.
- Demonstrate proficiency in content and format of selected pieces.
- Show an understanding of ethical dimensions and consequences of plagiarism.
- Complete a cover letter suitable for a 4-year institution, scholarship or job opportunity.
- Identify the elements of effective team building.
- Explain the significance of team building as a leadership skill.
- List several ways to augment team building efforts and improve teams.
- Evaluate the elements and processes involved in decision-making.
- Identify the role of leadership in effective group decision-making.
- Explain the value of clearly defined goals.
- Apply concepts of effective goal setting to personal, interpersonal, and career development.
- Analyze the role of conflict in a group setting.
- Assess the importance of a leader's role in guiding through conflict.
- Identify practical approaches and techniques for guiding through conflict.
- Assess a group leadership project upon completion.
- Plan a group leadership project.
- Participate in a group leadership project.
- Evaluate the role of a leader in initiating change and helping others to adjust to change.
- Define the importance of initiating and leading change as a leadership skill.
- Identify positive and negative effects of change.
- Evaluate personal readiness to respond to change.
- Summarize ways to overcome resistance to change.
- Appraise your preparation for your career.
- Investigate the importance of networking.
- Apply concepts of networking into your personal and professional development.
- Discover ways of succeeding in an interview.
- Revise your Leadership Philosophy
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