Office Practicum

Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Office Administration
Course Code
OADM 1411
Credits
1.00
Semester Length
4 Weeks
Max Class Size
30
Method Of Instruction
Seminar
Practicum
Typically Offered
To be determined
Campus
Online

Overview

Course Description
This course enables students, during a three-week practicum, to apply and develop knowledge and skills in an office environment specific to the chosen Office Administration field. The student will maintain a journal and present a report to peers and faculty.
Course Content
  1. Office etiquette and interpersonal skills with continuing emphasis on professional appearance and conduct.
  2. Application of program related office administration skills in a practicum setting.
  3. Journal of work experience detailing the development of both transferable and program specific skills.
  4. Report to peers, faculty or other interested parties.
Methods Of Instruction

The instructor has prepared the student for the practicum during OADM 1410. The employer will supervise the student during the three-week practicum period. The instructor will monitor the student’s progress through email, telephone communication and/or personal visitations with the student and his or her supervisor.

Means of Assessment

Evaluation will take place in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy. The student will receive a grade of MASTERY when ALL of the following are achieved:

  1. Successful completion of on-the-job experience as evaluated by work supervisor and instructor.
  2. Satisfactory completion of journal of the work experience.
  3. Satisfactory completion of report.
Learning Outcomes

The learner has demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Complete three weeks of office work experience as it relates to their Office Administration Program specialty area in order to:
  • develop knowledge and skills of the business office;
  • confirm possible career interests;
  • increase confidence in their ability to perform efficiently and effectively and be accepted in an office environment; or
  • gain experience in an office environment.
  • Maintain a journal throughout the work experience period which details the development of both transferable and program specific skills.
  • Present a report to peers, faculty and other interested parties.
  • Textbook Materials

    Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students

     

    Coursepack, if applicable

    Requisites

    Prerequisites

    OADM 1410 with a minimum grade of C

    Corequisites

    No corequisite courses.

    Equivalencies

    No equivalent courses.

    Requisite for

    This course is not required for any other course.

    Course Guidelines

    Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

    Course Transfers

    Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
    There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

    Course Offerings

    Winter 2021

    CRN
    Days
    Dates
    Start Date
    End Date
    Instructor
    Status
    Location
    15476
    04-Jan-2021
    - 12-Apr-2021
    04-Jan-2021
    12-Apr-2021
    Cordon
    David
    Open
    Online
    Max
    Enrolled
    Remaining
    Waitlist
    30
    0
    30
    0
    CRN
    Days
    Dates
    Start Date
    End Date
    Instructor
    Status
    Location
    15477
    04-Jan-2021
    - 12-Apr-2021
    04-Jan-2021
    12-Apr-2021
    Cordon
    David
    Open
    Online
    Max
    Enrolled
    Remaining
    Waitlist
    30
    0
    30
    0