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2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LGM 109 - Readiness Skills for Logistics Careers

1 Credits, 1 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 0 lab periods

Development of career and learning goals. Includes learning and the world of work, careers in Logistics, and skill development in context. Also includes a focus on the common requirements of all jobs, the skills basic to employment success, and the formal and informal learning necessary for career advancement.



Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Determine the types of skills required for the student’s own occupational objective.
  2. Describe the values and qualities of work, including the interrelationships among employment, learning, and economic self-sufficiency.
  3. Develop an individualized plan with employment and learning goals.
  4. Demonstrate punctuality and initiative within the context of the course and its requirements.

Outline:
  1. Learning and the World of Work
    1. Expectations of employers from workers
    2. Worker’s rights and responsibilities
    3. Focus on skills in contemporary work
    4. Determining the skills required for one’s own occupation
    5. The role the customer plays
  2. Careers in Logistics
    1. Need for life-long learning
    2. Forms of professional development
    3. Career change and adapting to new tasks
  3. Skill Development in Context
    1. Developing an individual plan for learning and employment
    2. Work of a student: time management, organizing assignments, and resources for assistance
    3. Strategies for learning success: cognitive mapping, memory devices, and critical thinking
    4. Creating Quantitative and Qualitative Metrics to enable continuous measurable improvement