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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Generation.Next: Dale Carnegie Training for Young Adults

Formerly Generation.Next (GN-1)

 Version 1: 24 hours (8 weeks). Version 2 and 3: 28 hours (8 weeks).

Various locations worldwide.

Version 1: June 1999 - August 2010. Version 2: July 2015 - September 2018. Version 3: October 2018 - September 2021. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: develop a personal vision; set and achieve personal goals; and understand and apply the basic principles of interpersonal and public communication, leadership, and stress management necessary to function effectively in both personal, academic, and career settings. Version 2 and 3: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: identify techniques to improve self-confidence; strengthen people and human relations skills; enhance communication skills; incorporate basic leadership skills into a variety of settings; and apply tools to reduce stress and improve attitude.


Version 1: Major topics are personal development (enhancing self-confidence, setting and achieving goals, and managing stress); interpersonal communication (conversation skills, listening, giving directions, providing and receiving feedback, and managing conflict); public speaking (topic selection, content development and organization, and verbal and non-verbal elements of delivery); and leadership. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, learner presentations/reports, outside readings and assignments, instructor and student evaluation of progress, observation, self-assessment, reports, application projects, goal-setting, breakthrough plans, and mid-point and final evaluations. Version 2 and 3: Methods of instruction include practical exercises, learner presentations, lecture, discussion, and classroom exercises. The general course topics include increase self-confidence; put stress in perspective; enhance relationships; energize communications; manage stress; demonstrate leadership; and renew a vision.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Communications, Speech, or Interpersonal Skills (6/00) (8/03) (8/07). NOTE: Credit is not recommended if student has already received credit for Oral Communication and Interpersonal Skills (Dale Carnegie Course [DCC-1]). Version 2 and 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Communications or Interpersonal Skills (7/15) (10/18). NOTE: Students may not receive credit for this course and DLCR-0001 Effective Communications and Human Relations. NOTE: Please note time lapse in the course offering dates.