NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience
JROTC Leadership & Employability Skills (9114)
September 2021 - Present.
Students will be able to: Describe the key components of group dynamics and their effect on team success; Analyze how effective work teams function and methods available for group leaders to develop an effective team; Examine communication problems and solutions for work teams and evaluate barriers to effective collaboration, including conflict resolution techniques; Understand the basics of communication, including the importance of two-way communication (sending and receiving), and how to share information with team members and superiors; Explain the need for leaders to issue clear, concise, and unambiguous directives; Understand effective relationships with others in order to motivate and lead; Define diversity in interpersonal situations and the need for neutralizing prejudice in the workforce; Identify the effects of substance abuse in the workplace; Describe how core values are used to make ethical choices; Describe how integrity, respect, and character affect behavior; Determine the main causes and effects of stress on decision making; Apply good critical thinking skills and examine different approaches to making decisions; Apply the processes for making personal decisions and setting goals; Explain why setting an example and instilling a positive attitude in team members are important factors in becoming an effective manager; Describe how feedback and constructive criticism is critical in mentoring and evaluating the performance of team members; Examine how management and leadership are both alike and different and how managers deal with difficult situations; Describe how physical fitness and mental health contribute to the success of an organization; Identify the principles of effective leadership and followership, including the art of delegating responsibility to team members; Explain the most effective leadership techniques and analyze the characteristics that make effective leaders, including the importance of discipline and personal responsibility; Evaluate the important elements of our democratic government, Bill of Rights, and the United States Constitution; Explain the history and courtesies rendered to the flag of the United States and other symbols; Understand the key factors of being a citizen in a strong democracy; Evaluate the need to take personal accountability and the benefits of creating a personal financial plan; Identify a career strategy, including elements of a personal resume, to assist in making career decisions and evaluate the types of career paths that are related to interests, aptitude, and attitude; Understand the need for organizations to set policies (i.e., personal appearance and attendance) and procedures, including the functions of the organization's structure.
NOCTI and NBS exams assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours distributed as 2 semester hours in Leadership Fundamentals and 1 semester hour in Career Planning (12/21).