SEM055 - Projecting a Positive Self Image

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Subject Title
Projecting a Positive Self Image

Subject Description
A first impression is a lasting impression and we have just 30 seconds to establish a positive one. Presence and clothing is a silent yet powerful language, yet many of us are not skilled communicators. This workshop will educate participants on visual appearance, effective speaking, body language, and presentation skills.

Credit Status
Not applicable

You must be a registered Continuing Education student or a Seneca alumni in order to participate.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Explain why first impresssions are so important and understand how to make positive first impressions:
Face to Face
Over the Phone
Know what to wear
Determine your Body Type
Dress your Body Type
2. Dress the Part: Casual vs. Business Casual vs. Corporate
3. Psychology of Colour
4. Know the Art of Conversation - Tips for Success

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Approved by: Jocelyn Purchase