OATC 4810 - Contemporary Skills


Analysis of the workplace skills needed in a rapidly changing technological society. Emphasis is on communication skills, employee motivation, change management, delegation, team building, and career planning. Students are required to build a career plan and to design a change management project.

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Describe the most desired skills required in a rapidly changing contemporary workplace;
  2. Recognize positive relationship strategies that are being used in the contemporary workplace;
  3. Utilize the principles of team building for workplace performance;
  4. Apply effective interpersonal communications skills in actual or simulated work environment;
  5. Describe the basic management principles and theories practiced in the contemporary workplace;
  6. Describe the processes used to facilitate and influence change in individuals and within an organization;
  7. Describe how change is managed in the workplace;
  8. Develop a personalized career plan.
  • Module 1: Skills in the Workplace
  • Module 2: Teams and Relationships in the Workplace
  • Module 3: Management in the Workplace
  • Module 4: Change in the Workplace
  • Module 5: Developing a Career Plan

Credit Hours

Organizational Leadership


  • Varies by Institution

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