BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

EMSK-042 - Personal Development -

EMSK-042 - Personal Development -

Course Details
This course will further develop the student's self-awareness, self-management and self-development. Using 'Guiding Circles' curriculum the students will examine their roles and responsibilities in relation to personal and professional boundaries. In addition, they will explore goals and will practice prioritizing and time management.
Part of the:
  • ACADEMIC/CAREER PREPARATION Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Employment Skills Access Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : EMSK Program admission.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Bachelors or Masters Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per week.
    Contact Hours: 30
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • demonstrate self- awareness, self-management, and self-development skills;

  • create a personal portfolio for assessment, management and development of self;

  • create a personal wellness plan based on Guiding Circles curriculum;

  • demonstrate the ability to identify self-management tools for decision making, goals, prioritizing and time management; and

  • identify personal strengths and weaknesses using the Medicine Wheel.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Mary Robins. Guide to Portfolios: Creating and Using Portfolios for Academic, Career & Personal Success. Current Edition. Prentice Hall.

  • Rod McCormick, Norm Amundson, Gray Poehnell. Guiding Circles, Booklet 1. Current Edition. Aboriginal Human Resource Council.
  • Other Resources:
  • Paul E. Dennison, Gail E. Dennison. Brain Gym 101: Balance for Daily Life. Current Edition. Ventura. CA. Edu-Kinesthetics, Inc.
  • Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca.
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