OS 330 - Talent Development and Performance Assessment

3 credits (PREREQUISITES: BUS 101 or DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION)

This course focuses on processes and approaches to ensure that organizational goals are met effectively and efficiently, building on the KSA’s of OS180. Emphasis is placed on how to affect behavior and results, through a positive performance assessment process and develop personal development plans for career advancement within an organization or career field. Developing skills in personal planning, needs assessment and developing one’s own talent within the organization is included. Students learn how behaviors and competencies support the organization vision and mission and how their productivity supports organizational goals. Students are also introduced to a holistic approach to understanding stakeholders in an organization that includes both internal and external factors and focuses on the methods and tools necessary to develop the commitment and relationships with stakeholders to solidify the organization’s structure and mission. The ethical standards of performance assessment are also discussed. (F, Sp, Su)