Master Course Outline
COSM 299
Leadership and Job Seeking Skills


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 40

Lecture Hours:40


Description
Encourage students to develop awareness of their leadership potential and abilities through small group discussions and assumption of leadership roles and responsibilities. Students will gain knowledge and skills needed to be effective, successful job applicants within the Cosmetology and Barbering industries. Students will acquire information, experience diverse points of view, construct knowledge and practice a variety of interpersonal and social skills, such as communicating, goal-setting, decision-making, team-building, conflict resolution, and managing stress.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe the characteristics of leadership, the major roles of a leader, and how leadership differs from management in a cosmetology setting.
  • Compare and contrast interpersonal behaviors and their resulting effects upon working relationships.
  • Identify the basic types of conflict, conditions that lead to conflict, and methods of facilitating conflict resolution.
  • Identify general and career-specific employer expectations related to skills, training, aptitude, and character traits valued in the workplace to share in a portfolio, application, resume, and interview.
  • Analyze the various components of a resume and cover letter and apply the most appropriate format to personal materials.
  • Distinguish between the various components of interview etiquette including appropriate dress and grooming standards and protocol for presentation of materials in the interview process.
  • Organize and outline responses to the most frequently asked questions in an interview.

  • Course Topics
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Interviewing
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Communicating with others in the workplace
  • Goal setting
  • Decision making
  • Team building

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    COSM 299
    Winter 2011
    0763
    Cami Eastep
    COSM 299
    Fall 2009
    1656
    Darlene Snider
    COSM 299
    Spring 2005
    0763
    Branetta Smith


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
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    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.