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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

New Start (NS-1)

Location: 
Various locations worldwide.
Length: 

20 hours (8 weeks).

Dates: 

June 1999 - June 2005.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, the student 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 and professional settings.

Instruction: 

Major topics covered in the course are: personal development (enhancing self-confidence, setting and achieving goals, and managing stress); interpersonal communication (conversation skills, listening, 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 and self-assessment, reports, projects, goal-setting, breakthrough plans, and mid-point and final evaluations.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Communication, Speech, or Interpersonal Skills (6/00). NOTE: Credit is not recommended if the student has already received credit for Oral Communication and Interpersonal Skills (The Dale Carnegie Course [DCC-1]). NOTE: This course is similar to that of Dale Carnegie (Training Corporate) (TC-1) and Generation.Next (GN-1), although the target audience for each course differs.

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