Dec 03, 2023
GLOB 280 - Global Workforce Co-Op/Internship/Externship
PREREQUISITES: Program Advisor Approval
CREDIT HOURS MIN: 1 CREDIT HOURS MAX: 5
DATE OF LAST REVISION: Fall, 2020
This course is designed to allow students to explore global experiences while gaining experience in cultural competencies. Examples of how a student may meet the objectives include an internship with a domestic organization who conducts business globally:
- Student works directly with the international company,
- Student is exposed to the business conducted with the international company,
- Student is allowed to conduct hypothetical negotiations or transactions with the international company and under the direction of the domestic company, produce a project/presentation/portfolio to be reviewed by the sponsoring company and turned in for a grade to meet course objectives OR a student may secure a temporary position with an international company, study abroad, or other global travel experience.
MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to:
- Gain practical global experience.
- Develop and articulate learned global competencies.
- Compare and Contrast conducting business with domestic versus international companies.
- Analyze, synthesize and evaluate problems and information in a global environment
- Apply problem solving skills using critical thinking.
- Communicate with multiple supervisors about work activities.
- Demonstrate professionalism through time management, ethics and standards of conduct.
- Prepare a professional report documenting the co-op/internship experience.
COURSE CONTENT: Topical areas of study include -
- Work Expectations
- Supervision Communication Skills
- Teamwork Skills
- Professional Presence
- Time Management
- Industry Ethics
- Critical Thinking
- Problem Solving
- Business Etiquette
- Cultural Competencies.
Course Addendum - Syllabus (Click to expand)