Importance of

professional image
and professional
conduct

Dr. M Manjunath
Shettigar

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Introduction Defining professionalism Professionalism on Campus Conclusion w/ Q&A .

.PURPOSE OF PRESENTATION:  To educate students on how to enhance their understanding and identification with the notion of professionalism and its importance both on and off campus.

behavior and interaction with others  in personal and work settings . matter of fact. principled and honest  conduct.It is …………  business-like.

Professionals realize that the way they look.”  “Understanding the importance of communication. appearance. Never compromising your standards and values. and write impacts the way others perceive them. speak.” . Caring about people around you and your own career”  “Not being satisfied with simply completing the task – Professionals desire to deliver the highest quality possible. Professionalism is…  “Believing passionately in what you do. act. and mannerisms .

Professionalism is…  Honesty.  Integrity. &  Moral uprightness .

 Is focusing on work ahead of one’s personal issues  Is striving to be competent and valuable individuals  Is being proactive and taking initiative & responsibility .

Encompasses an individual’s appearance. behavior and work ethics .

in adhering to deadlines  Class room behavior  Interaction with teachers  Interaction with fellow students  Dress code and grooming  On campus conduct  Etiquette and manners  Upholding and cherishing institutional values – christite spirit . Punctuality in attending classes.

 T-shirts  Sneakers  Flip Flops  Wrinkled and/or unkempt shirt  Gaudy Attire  Leggings .

 Short Skirts  Tight fitting clothes  Showing cleavage  Too much makeup  Heavy perfumes  Untraditional hair styles .

Scuffed shoes Un-tidy facial hair Baggy clothing Heavy Colognes Untraditional Hair Styles .

 Confidence  Responsibility  Dependability  Knowledgeable  Attentiveness  Honesty  Cooperation  Respect  Ambition .

 Appreciating. Respecting & Celebrating diversity • Gender • Ethnicity • Religion • Socioeconomic status • Ability/Barriers • Culture • Region/ nationality .

 Representing the institution is a large responsibility  Face of the college • Others will be watching us • Could be the presence that makes or breaks an individual’s perception of the institution .

Thank You ! .