Program Learning Outcomes - 388

Program learning outcomes outline what Mohawk's graduates need to know and be able to do after they complete this program.

Initially, most program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators. Now, they are reviewed and updated during program review, in consultation with employers, graduates, and current students.

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Vocational Standards

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Evaluate the potential business opportunities of a multi-platform concept development, including public and private sector funding, audience targets and marketing, to determine project viability.
  2. Pitch and present projects in writing, orally, and using a variety of multi-media and web-based methods, to sell ideas to decision makers.
  3. Write and format scripts at the baseline industry standard honed through a rigorous writing revision process.
  4. Adapt stories for production across various media including but not limited to television, film, web series, virtual reality, augmented reality, and gaming.
  5. Edit, critique, and provide comprehensive and thoughtful feedback on projects in various phases of development to build creative collaboration, leadership, and management skills.
  6. Adhere with applicable legal, ethical and professional standards for the successful development, production, and distribution of multi-platform screenwriting projects in a global environment.
  7. Practice professionalism and openness when giving and receiving constructive critique and story suggestions
  8. Develop and apply strategies for personal, career development, and marketing through activities such as research, experimentation, mentorship and networking.
  9. Explore existing models and interfaces that facilitate work-at-a-distance and global collaboration as ways to expand multi-platform screenwriting business opportunities.
  10. Create and maintain a professional portfolio that reflects your creativity, showcases your work to prospective employers, and sets you apart from other freelance or work-for-hire creatives.

Essential Employability Skills

All graduates with the following Ontario College credentials, Ontario College Certificate, Ontario College Diploma and Ontario College Advanced Diploma, must be able to reliably demonstrate Essential Employability Skills in a combination of the following 11 skill areas:

  1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
  2. Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
  3. Execute mathematical operations accurately.
  4. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
  5. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
  6. Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
  7. Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
  8. Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
  9. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  10. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
  11. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.

Find out more about Essential Employability Skills here.