||This course provides students an introduction to the industrial workplace, focusing on the work ethic, workplace costs, workplace procedures, project management, workplace training and problem solving. Students will have the opportunity to visit manufacturing sites and job shadow in manufacturing environments.
- Explain the employment-at-will doctrine as it relates to the employment relationship.
- Identify the employee's role in workplace safety, security and health.
- Demonstrate the key elements in successful employment.
- Formulate effective training techniques.
- Apply the assessment, design, development, implement and evaluate (ADDIE) model of problem solving.
- Use organizational, personal and task analyses to enhance workplace operations.
- Identify conditions that lead to successful project management.
- Critique different approaches to unionism.
- Compare the positions of unions and management related to the employee/employer relationship.
- Describe the ethics of the industrial workplace.
- Identify mediation and dispute resolution procedures.
- Develop enhanced communication, trust and conflict management skills.
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