SPM620 - Career Portfolio

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Subject Title
Career Portfolio

Subject Description
The key elements to consider in developing your Career Portfolio will be examined in this subject.
The skills, abilities, marketable qualities and personal traits that contribute to success in your career are examined. You will create a Career Portfolio which highlights the best of who you are, what you have done and your future career plans.

Credit Status
1 Credit

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

  1. Identify, evaluate and apply Industry Trends;
  2. Identify and review information from Industry Trade Associations, Publications, Workshops, Conferences, Trade shows & on-line resources;
  3. Examine the importance of various resources and explain how they can influence your career options;
  4. Create a personal career map or Create career planning tools;
  5. Explain how to build lasting relationships;
  6. Describe techniques used to increase an individual’s power base;
  7. Construct and update job search tools for the hidden, niche and visible job markets;
  8. Apply a strategy as an applicant for employment interviews.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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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 Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.