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EC 1016 - Career Planning

Offered by the Career Guidance Unit

Credit Value and Hours

Credit Value: 1C
Hours: 30P

Rationale

EC 1016 allow students to participate in experiential activities to assist them in their own career planning process. i.e. exploration and assessment of career values, occupational interests, skills, personality style, work environment preferences; specialization   and career exploration; exposure to career and occupational information resources. Students learn and practice job search strategies and tools, including resumes and interviewing skills; decision-making, goal-setting and action planning that will involve reading, experiential exercises and activities, small group discussions, and written exercises.

Pre-requisites

None

Intended Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course the students would be able,

  • to identify strengths and weaknesses in him/herself
  • to evaluate career attributes
  • to assess work environment preferences

to explore career specialization

Course contents

Workshops on,

  • Introduction to Career Planning
  • Meet the Professionals
  • Transition from student life to a career
  • How to face and Interview and how to write a CV

Self and career exploration with the help of the career counselor

Method of evaluation

Total marks allocation 100% on attendance and performance; i.e.  Progress reports, attendance for regular counselling sessions, workshop attendance and completed log book.

Total marks allocation (100%)

Attendance & Performance (20%)

  • Workshop attendance (2 marks * 4 workshops) -08
  • Attendance for regular counseling sessions – 08
  • Progress reports (4 marks/3 reports, 2 marks/2 reports, 1 mark/1 report) – 04

Log book (80%)

End of semester evaluated by,

  • Career counselor – 40
  • Panel of 3 examiners – 40