Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Employer/Employee Roles & Perspectives

 Title Abbreviation:   EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE ROLES

 Department:    SOSC

 Course #:    125

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    459998

 EPC:    891

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Examination of the employer/employee relationship. Topics include characteristics of work maturity, diversity, leadership, team work and working styles, organizational structure and decision-making, setting work goals and priorities.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify factors that contribute to the employers view of the employees successful human relations skills in the work environment
  2. Identify and apply common leadership and working styles for today's diverse work environment
  3. Identify basic elements of the organizational structure and decision-making process
  4. Demonstrate the ability to set goals and priorities through a practical team research and presentation project

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Employer perspectives
  2. Characteristics of employee work maturity, motivation, and attitudes
  3. Organizational structure and decision-making
  4. Leadership, working styles, and team building
  5. Goal setting, team work, applications, and time management skills
  6. Organizational climate/culture, working with diverse team members
  7. Technology in the workplace
  8. Legal perspectives in the work place: sexual harassment, disabled workers, discrimination
  9. Stress and hostility in the work place