Gilbert Together Professional Skills

Would you like to be a top candidate for employer recruitment?

You will participate in ten professional skills modules with activities and assessments that will enhance your skills and prepare you for employer interviews and jobs.

Enrollment in this course is a three step process:

  1. You must be enrolled as a non-credit student.
  2. You must fill out the Professional Skills application form to be enrolled.

Please select the link below for more information and to begin the process:

Step to Enrollment - Select Here

Course Descriptions

Course Dates
February 2nd - February 28th
March 1st - March 31st
April 3rd - April 28th
May 1st - May 31st
June 1st - June 30th

A single online self-paced course consisting of ten modules:

Communication is Key
  • Understand the multiple benefits of successful communication
  • Recognize the different types of communication and ways to use
  • Explain the four main types of workplace communication
  • Identify the 5Cs of written communication
  • Summarize tips to improve workplace communication
Resolving Conflicts Can Lead to Positive Solutions
  • Explain workplace conflicts
  • Recognize the methods for creating positive resolutions to workplace conflicts
How You Think Says A Lot (Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • Define workplace holistic thinking
  • Explain the elements of creative thinking
  • Identify critical thinking skills
  • Distinguish the differences between creative and critical thinking
  • Determine how best to use creative and critical thinking skills
Digital Citizenship-Respect, Educate, Protect
  • Understand responsible technology use
  • Identify appropriate and inappropriate digital etiquette
  • Explore digital footprints
Discovering Your Interpersonal Skills-Attitude Changes Everything
  • Identify interpersonal skills beneficial to the workplace
  • Understand how emotional intelligence helps people in the workplace
  • Inventory personal interpersonal skills
Owning Being a Leader
  • Determine what skills are needed to be a good leader in the workplace
  • Identify how to use leadership skills in the workplace
Creating Opportunities Through Problem Solving
  • Identify types of problem solvers
  • Determine how solving problems can lead to positive resolutions
  • Use a problem solving checklist
Professionalism Promotes Workplace Success (module under construction)
  • Understand the key characteristics of professionalism
  • Identify how to use the key characteristics of professionalism to promote success in the workplace
There is No I in Team (Teamwork and Collaboration)
  • Identify the attributes of team building
  • Determine the benefits of teamwork
  • Understand how successful teamwork builds collaboration
  • Recognize the pros and cons of teamwork affect collaboration
Using Smart Time Management Strategies
  • Identify skills that are practiced to manage time
  • Understand how to deploy successful time management strategies

Fees

This accelerated training is covered under the Gilbert Together Funding. Students and Gilbert Together business employees receive $250 value of free training until funding runs out.

Course Location

A self-paced online class located on Mesa Community College's Canvas. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started

Contact


Students may contact for additional questions:

Student Service Specialist, Tyler Rowles - Tyler.Rowles@mesacc.edu

MITI Director, Diane Meza - Diane.Meza@mesacc.edu

Industry Outlook

These skills are becoming increasingly required for employability in all businesses.