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1 CS 113 Welcome to Week 9 / Unit 9 Academic Strategies for Business Professionals Professor Joanie Lee

2 Seminar Agenda Reminders Focus for the week Discussion What is due in Week 9 Case Study

3 Office Hours Office Hours are held in AIM: Wednesdays 1 PM to 2PM At request Remember that I am in your Network now! AIM-Ljoanie7 - or Phone: Facebook

4 Assignments Remember that if you have late assignments that you are still able to turn in, this is the week to do it. Unit 10 is too late! Everyone has access to tokens. This is the week to turn these in. Please get with me for a call to redeem points! These are YOURS for the taking!!

5 Focus for the week Objective 1 Understand the importance of career action planning Objective 2 Complete the Unit 9 Project “Surround yourself only with people who are going to lift you higher.”

6 Discussion of the weekly materials In this unit, you will reflect upon information from course readings from Week 1 through 10 previous assignments career research the informational interview assignment LASSI assessment Be sure to use the resources in the Career Services area to help you. O*Net is also a powerful resource Carefully create a Career Action Plan (CAP) Take time to review previous work

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8 Let’s Discuss! How do you think you will use: Time management Goal setting Self assessments Writing skills Reading skills note taking skills critical thinking skills career planning To complete your Career Action Plan?

9 You need to think about how this works

10 You are the captain of your own ship "Your brain shall be your servant instead of your master, You will rule it instead of allowing it to rule you." Charles E. Popplestone

11 Don’t Quit Author Unknown "When things go wrong as they sometimes will When the road you're trudging seems all up hill. When funds are low and the debts are high. And you want to smile, but you have to sigh. When care is pressing you down a bit. Rest, if you must, but don't you quit. Life is queer with its twists and turns. As everyone of us sometimes learns. And many a failure turns about When he might have won had he stuck it out: Don't give up though the pace seems slow – You may succeed with another blow. Success is failure turned inside out – The silver tint of the clouds of doubt. And you never can tell how close you are. It may be near when it seems so far: So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit It's when things seem worst that you must not QUIT. If you need help with anything that has you worried about this class or past work---call me this week! Let’s work it out! Even if we already discussed it—call me!

12 Let’s talk about your interview How did it go for you? How did you prepare for it? What would you do differently if you had the chance to do it again? What value did you gain?

13 Hopefully the interview: Provided you with insight about a career you are interested in Was not completed with a relative (because this person is already in your network). Expanded your network Included detailed answers for most of the questions. If the interviewee was not detailed, then they were encouraged to give more. If you had holes, you may be able to call back and ask more questions. Remember that this is for your benefit, so make sure the interview results added the insight that you needed to complete the CAP. If you need more information—call the person back and ask for it! Remember that this is for your benefit, so make sure the interview results added the insight that you needed to complete the CAP. If you need more information—call the person back and ask for it!

14 Career Action Plan CAP

15 Unit 9 Project: Career Action Plan For your project this week, you will develop your own Career Action Plan based on information you have gained in this course.

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17 Pay attention to each section Thoughtful note: Just because we set a minimum does not mean this is what you should do. That is for people who are only doing this because it is an assignment, rather than understanding the value of this activity. "No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction." Charles Kendall Adams

18 Spend some time on this Dates include month, day, year ~ i.e. 12/31/2012

19 Grading Rubric for all Projects

20 Small Mistakes Add Up Helpful hints to success on the discussion board and on your homework assignments: Use spell, grammar, and punctuation checks on your Microsoft Word program to develop your initial and reply posts, and homework assignments. Each mistake will cost you points! Your homework is to be uploaded into the dropbox no later than Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. Week 9 Please turn in all late assignment by this day as well.

21 Discussion Board Activity Explain why a Career Action Plan will be useful to you as you continue to plan and prepare for your career. Why might you need to revise your plan from time to time?

22 Preview of Unit 10 Writing Assignment This assignment is due to the Unit 10 drop box no later than Sunday, midnight EST. Of Unit 10

23 Case Study

24 How is Wanda setting herself up for success? Let’s Discuss!

25 Case Study What kinds of questions might she have for her Advisor? Let’s Discuss!

26 Case Study How might Wanda’s Career Action Plan help her as she makes plans for her next term? Let’s Discuss!

27 Quote for the Week "Dreams and dedication are a powerful combination“

28 Sadly….. This is our final seminar. No seminar next week….but I will be inviting everyone during our farewell week to add me as a friend on Facebook so that we can all keep in touch! Questions?

29 Reminder for the Tokens! Don’t forget to call me this week to redeem your tokens. These are your points! Use them to your advantage. (662) This also offers a chance for us to talk about the course and any concerns, especially with my vacation right in the middle. I would like to connect with you… we might as well do it while you redeem your tokens, right?


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