CAP506 - Career Launching and Portfolio Planning

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Subject Title
Career Launching and Portfolio Planning

Subject Description
This hybrid course reviews the essentials of Marketing and transferable skills acquired during the three year program. Students develop professional portfolios that include examples of course work. Career strategies include research, networking, job search, interview skills, support systems and professional development plans. Profiles of employers and successful graduates provide "real world" case studies.

Credit Status
One Credit course.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Identify personal career related skills and related artifacts (such as an updated resume, sample cover letter, certificates, testimonials, examples of best school work, a business card) for development and production of a professional portfolio and e-portfolio.

2. Compile resources related to career strategies and professional development in the marketing field to add to professional portfolio and e-portfolio.

3. Attend career related workshops and research and use sources of employment information and networking to understand the current job market.

4. Develop a personal database of information related to employers and successful graduates in order to identify professional role models.

5. Working as a team member, participants will create a "profile" of a successful graduate. Artifacts produced by students will include: a profile project plan with storyboard, an interview of a graduate, a shooting (photos and/or video) schedule, time-lines and budget, and the completed "product" - a multimedia Power Point presentation.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.