Assess professional goals for present and future career marketability.

CS204M3: Assess professional goals for present and future career marketability.

During this module, you have learned about professional presence in your desired field. Now it is time to produce the last assignment based on what you have learned.

Assignment Instructions

You will create a PowerPoint presentation which will be comprised of eight slides which will cover the areas listed below. Be sure to explain each are below in detail.

  1. Slide 1:Cover page that includes assignment title, your name, course, section number, and date
  2. Slide 2:Introduction—who you are and your chosen professional field as well as a brief overview of how you perceive yourself professionally. You may include a photo.
  3. Slide 3:Lifelong professionalism and how you will maintain your image
  4. Slide 4:2-3 short-term professional goals (following the SMART method) and how you will develop a plan to meet them.
  5. Slide 5:2-3 long-term professional goals (following the SMART method) and how you will develop a plan to meet them
  6. Slide 6:Education plans to maintain your marketability
  7. Slide 7:Budgeting plan to cover education and career marketability needs
  8. Slide 8:Reference Slide

 

Assignment Format

  • PowerPoint Presentation with eight slides
  • Notes for the content slides (Slides 2 through 7) should include speaker notes below the slide in the PowerPoint speaker notes area
  • Brief points should be included on the slide
  • Detailed explanations for each point should be shared in the speaker notes of the slide.
  • Information should be organized clearly throughout the presentation
  • Identify the source of any pictures you use
  • Support from outside source material should be included in the presentation

Save the PowerPoint in .ppt format and submit it into the Competency Assessment Dropbox. When you are ready to submit it, go to the Dropbox and complete the steps below:

  • Click the link that says Competency Assessment Dropbox
  • Click the Add Attachments button
  • Follow the directions listed to upload your document
  • To view your graded work, come back to the Dropbox or go to the Gradebook after your instructor has evaluated it

Make sure you save a copy of your assignment.

 

Minimum Submission Requirements

  • PowerPoint Presentation with eight slides
  • Cover slide that includes assignment title, your name, course, section number, and date
  • Reference Slide
  • Notes for the content slides (Slides 2 through 7) should include speaker notes below the slide
  • Brief points should be included on the slide and detailed explanations for each point should be shared in the speaker notes of the slide
  • Support from outside source material should be included in the presentation
  • Identify the source of any pictures you use

If work submitted for this competency assessment does not meet the minimum submission requirements, it will be returned without being scored.

 

Plagiarism

Plagiarism is an act of academic dishonesty. It violates the University Honor Code, and the offense is subject to disciplinary action. You are expected to be the sole author of your work. Use of another person’s work or ideas must be accompanied by specific citations and references. Whether the action is intentional or not, it still constitutes plagiarism.

  • Recorded Instructional Video

View the following video excerpt of Anna Cabral’s advice on post-degree financial planning for graduates. Ms. Cabral, the 42nd treasurer of the United States, spoke to new graduates at the University’s 2015 Summer Commencement held at the Arie Crown Theater in Chicago. Her advice is straightforward, cautionary and encouraging. Think about how this advice fits in with your long range plan for continuing professional development and education and affording to stay current in your career field. This will help with your planning of your project this week

    • https://kapextmediassl-a.akamaihd.net/genEd/CS204/CS204_1504C/_1_Anna_Commencement/8_12_15/index.html

 

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