Professional Development (ITOP 2201)

This course will introduce students to the skills and competences that will give them the foundation necessary to be successful in their career. Utilizing a variety of resources, students will develop self-awareness and learn about essential job-search and interview skills.

Students will also learn about their presentation and communication style and identify their unique strengths, values, and skills. Students will have an opportunity to create a job-application for a role they are likely to apply for. A focus will be placed on strategies that can be used to highlight the student's unique fit and value within a role, industry, or organization. Students will be prepared to demonstrate their unique fit through their resume, cover letter, online presence or, in person, in a formal interview, industry presentation, or chance encounter.
Course code: ITOP 2201
Credits: 1.0
Length: 27.0 hours
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