Course List

Straight-A Guide

Community-based Job-training Course

 

Overview

(Class 1)

Our one-hour introductory lesson introduces participants to the Straight-A Guide program. We show why those who master these concepts add more value to the employers they serve.

Values

(Class 2)

One-hour  lesson teaches participants how to make values-based decisions.

Goals

(Class 3)

Our one-hour lesson shows participants how to define goals with clear specificity.

Attitude: Commitment

(Class 4)

Our one-hour lesson introduces participants to the concept of making a full-commitment to adding value to the workforce and society.

Attitude: Five-Year Plan

(Class 5)

Our one-hour lesson shows participants how to think for the long term.

Attitude: Relationships

(Class 6)

Our one-hour lesson teaches participants how to build mentor relationships.

Aspiration: Budgeting

(Class 7)

Our one-hour lesson provides an introduction to financial literacy.

Aspiration: Career Building

(Class 8)

Our one-hour lesson shows participants how to grow with a company.

Aspiration: Communications

(Class 9)

Our one-hour lesson teaches lessons on working with fellow employees and interacting with customers.

Action: Resume Building

(Class 10)

Our one-hour lesson shows participants how to build effective resumes.

Action: Choosing Associates Wisely

(Class 11)

Our one-hour lesson to teach importance of rejecting criminal lifestyles and embracing healthy relationships.

Action: Incremental Action Steps

(Class 12)

Our one-hour lesson to teach value of incremental action steps.

Accountability: Measuring Progress

(Class 13)

Our one-hour lesson teaching how to measure daily progress.

Accountability: Teaching Value of Transparency

(Class 14)

Our one-hour lesson teaching why transparency advances prospects for success.

Accountability: Value of Journaling

(Class 15)

Our one-hour lesson teaching how journaling can advance prospects for success.

Awareness: Two Prongs of Awareness

(Class 16)

Our one-hour lesson teaching the two-prongs of awareness.

Awareness: How to Exceed Your Expectations

(Class 17)

Our one-hour lesson on awareness (guest written by facilitator Jerron Jordan)

Awareness: Show How to Present Your Strengths

(Class 18)

Our one-hour lesson teaching effective interview techniques (guest written by facilitator Jerron Jordan)

Achievement: Relationship Between Yesterday’s Decisions and Today’s Status

(Class 19)

Our one-hour lesson teaching how and why to celebrate incremental achievements.

Achievement: Past Failures Lead to New Opportunities

(Class 20)

Our one-hour lesson teaching the importance of sustaining the vision for success.

Achievement: SMART Goals Lead to Success

(Class 21)

Our one-hour lesson teaching the concept of Smart, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely goals.

Appreciation: Show How to Strengthen Communities

(Class 22)

Our one-hour lesson teaching about community service (guest written by Facilitator Jerron Jordan)

Appreciation: Express Your Gratitude

(Class 23)

Our one-hour lesson teaching the value that comes from expressing gratitude.

Appreciation: Principles of Good Citizenship

(Class 24)

Our one-hour lesson teaching participants about social contract.