Class 022:
MCOE Construction MC3 Apprenticeship Readiness Program

Professional Career Development Schedule:

Location: MCOE Construction Technology 

The following workshops will help guide participants with 21st Century Employability SkillsPre-Employment AwarenessEmployer Expectations, Job Retention, and best practices for Interviewing for a position.

Finding Your Purpose at Work


A lot of times, people think the purpose is reserved for those who found their noble calling when they were five, and always wanted to be a teacher or a nurse, and the rest of us are left to slug it out in corporate America. That belief is wrong. Join experts Lisa Earle McLeod and Elizabeth McLeod to learn how to find more purpose, happiness, and fulfillment in the job you already have. In this course, Lisa and Elizabeth are bringing in a range of guests from a variety of roles and industries who have found and held on to a sense of purpose. Learn how to discover your purpose through self-exploration and conversations with your managers. Plus, find how to bring your purpose into interactions with customers, your boss, family, and friends. Lisa and Elizabeth also introduce a game-changing exercise that will reignite your passion—in just 10 seconds.

Learning objectives

  • Identify the fundamentals of connecting money with meaning at work.
  • Examine the art of framing as it pertains to your job.
  • Explore ways of utilizing stories to animate a meeting.
  • Discover the best steps to use when dealing with naysayers.
  • Break down the fundamentals of connecting your life with your work by bringing purpose with you.


*Must be logged into LinkedIn Learning Account

1. Watch LinkedIn Learning Video

2. Submit Assignment/Quiz HERE

contd. Labor Market Information


  1. Go to
  2. Choose: Browse Careers by Industry
  3. Then click on the drop down menu to select an Industry
  4. Click Browse
  5. Select your interested Career/Job
  6. Identify:
    1. Job Choice
    2. Knowledge
    3. Skills
    4. Abilities
    5. Personality
    6. Technology
    7. Education/Training
    8. Job Outlook
    9. Salary
  7. Complete this process for at least 3 jobs
  8. Gather all this information before beginning the assignment.
  9. Click HERE to begin.
  10. When completed, click Submit.

Values and Work Ethic


Learn about some of the most common company values and discover the ways real-world circumstances sometimes cause them to conflict with this course designed to help you recognize, articulate, and solidify your understanding of your own company’s values and ethics. Author Paul Smith presents case studies of the kinds of dilemmas that happen in companies every day, allowing you to consider the right course of action in each scenario.

Learning objectives

  • Integrity versus results
  • Leadership versus discipline
  • Getting results versus safety
  • Discipline versus fun
  • Passion for winning versus cooperation
  • Transparency versus getting results
  • Company interests versus employee interests
  • Fairness versus integrity
  • Supplier interests versus company interests
  • Trust versus fairness
  • Innovation versus quality
  • Safety versus respecting individuals
  • Customer focus versus shareholder focus


*Must be logged into LinkedIn Learning Account

Complete the LinkedIn Learning Course: Values and Ethics: Case Studies in Action 


1. Watch “Values and Ethics: Case Studies in Action” LinkedIn Learning Videos

2. After completion of the entire course: “Start Exam”

3. Submit Certificate of Completion using the above submit assignment button.

4. Choose one case study from the Case Study Discussion pdf: Chapter One, Two, Three, or Four and answer the questions for the case study of your choice. Your answers should be well thought out and in full, complete sentences. For examples of how your completed assignment should look, please refer to the Sample Answers pdf. 

Watch Individual LinkedIn Learning Video 

Conflict Resolution


Improve your relationships with your coworkers, clients, and managers and find your way through conflict back to cooperation. In this LinkedIn Learning course, negotiation and leadership coach Lisa Gates shares the secrets of effective conflict resolution and reveals simple, repeatable techniques that apply in most business situations. She presents “The Resolution Roadmap,” a practical framework for exploring and navigating conflict resolution, including identifying the issue and distinguishing fact from fiction. A scenario helps take you through best practices for opening the conflict conversation, brainstorming solutions, and coming to an agreement. In addition, she shares powerful conflict resolution techniques that can help you enhance your listening skills and reframe problems to find common ground.

Learning objectives

  • Define the “Name, Blame, Claim” cycle.
  • Distinguish different types of conflict styles.
  • Recognize contentious tactics.
  • Identify issues and needs.
  • Explain how to reframe.
  • Increase conflict capacity.


*Must be logged into LinkedIn Learning

1. Watch the LinkedIn Learning Course Videos

2. After completion of the entire course: “Start Exam”

3. Submit Certificate of Completion using the Start Assignment button