Professional Practice 3 (DENT 2530)

Students will learn basic concepts of self-employment and practical business management. They will create a business plan and learn to read and analyze essential financial statements and explore personal and market factors that contribute to a successful dental laboratory. Effective leadership styles in business management, including effective communication and giving and receiving feedback will be addressed.

Learners will identify strategies to create and maintain a healthy work-life balance and manage or decrease stress related to business ownership and management. Self-reflection through journaling techniques are used to document and discuss practicum experiences. Learners will participate in an online discussion forum relating to topics such as current professional issues, employment, continuing education and lessons learned during their practicum experiences.
Course code: DENT 2530
Credits: 1.0
Length: 30.0 hours
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DENT 2440, DENT 2450, DENT 2460.

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