CATA 333 Lab Syllabus

Dr. Lee McGaan  

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Course Description Lecture Syllabus Lab Syllabus Assign. Due Dates
Course Assignments Lecture Notes Lab Notes Training Resources
DATE last updated 2/28/2006

Tues.  1/17

Welcome to M.C. Consulting.--  Introduction to the Training Project.

Training Subject selected -- Lab #1
 [ BD = "Big Dog's ISD Training Handbook," a web manual on training programs.]

Tues.  1/24

Training (The CTM ) vs (College) Education.  
 BD Ch. 1;   Topic/Content Research;
Training Books on Reserve

Lab #2
Team Contract, Trainee Profile and

Weekly Team Report Due: 1/27

Tues.  1/31

Needs Assessment.   
BD Ch. 2 and Methods

Lab 3
Draft Outline of Pitch sections I & II  +
2nd Weekly Team Report Due: 2/3

Tues.  2/7

Setting Training Goals and Objectives.   BD Ch.3 
Consider Your Market

Lab #4
Post (to web) 3 Ws Page by 2/10
Draft General Training Objectives  +
3rd Weekly Team Report Due: 2/10

Tues.  2/14

Developing Content - Training Books on Reserve
Selling Your Product to MC Consulting

Lab #5
4th Weekly Team Report Due: 2/17

Tues.  2/21

 Product Sales Pitches
     Review Training Project, Part II

Post Product Slide Show to Web by 2/23
Post Training Goals to Web by 2/24

Tues.  2/28

 Designing Successful Training Units  BD Ch. 4
   Principles of Adult Learning

Lab #6
5th Weekly Team Report Due: 3/3

    3/4 - 3/12                                      SPRING BREAK

Tues.  3/14

Training Methods.   BD Ch. 5
Media Dictionary

Lab #7
6th Weekly Team Report Due: 3/17

Tues.  3/21

 Evaluation.   BD Ch. 6

Lab #8
7th Weekly Team Report Due: 3/24

Tues.  3/28

Team Work Day

Tues.  4/4

Training Program Demonstrations
Teams:  E.L.L.K. and Sex Panthers Consulting

 8th Weekly Team Report Due: 4/7 or 14

Tues.  4/11  

Training Program Demonstrations
Teams::  P.S.I. and Chet's Mad Hatters


Tues.  4/18

Training Programs Reviewed. 

Written Training Materials
4/19 (in class Wed.)

Tues. 4/25

Founders Day (no lab)

Team Member Evaluations due: 4/24 ( Mon.)
Post Program Materials to Web

Tues.  5/2

Open Lab Date