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PPD 101

University Center on Main (UCOM) - 220C - (T) 570-408-4710 - Email

PPD 101- PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT I | 1 ONE CREDIT |
Personal and Professional Development I is the first course in a required 7-course sequence of Personal and Professional Development opportunities in the Business Curriculum at Wilkes University. The PPD Series adds value and depth to your learning program by explicitly targeting personal and professional competency assessment, development, practice, and evaluation.

Projects
- Team Contracts
- Club Based Leadership Project
- Social Cyclical Awareness (SCA) Project
- Egg Drop Project

Course Highlights
- Introduction to Resources
    o Writing Center
    o Career Services
    o Community Service
- Making a Great Impression
    o Dress for success
    o Best practice speaking and presenting skills
- Participant Bingo
- Team Establishment
    o Team Contracts
- MSCEIT Assessment
- Emotional Intelligence Competencies
    o Self-Awareness
    o Empathy
- Role-play
    o Accurate Self-assessment
- Tuckman’s Model of Team Process
- Role-play
    o Understanding Others
- Benchmarking
- Problems in Teams
- Benefits and Resolution of Conflicts
- Personality
    o The Jung-Meyers-Briggs Personality Test
- Myers-Briggs Ball Toss Exercise
- Role-play
    o Innovation
- Role-play
    o Achievement Drive
- 360 Degree Assessment
- Goal setting & action planning
- Role-play
    o Service Orientation
- Role-play
    o Communication
- Action Planning
- Presentation of Social Cyclical Awareness Project

 

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