What are they and why are they important?
You will find on this site learning objectives for your course. They are a list of skills that loads of research provides evidence that says it should be taught in your course. They are a list of skills that you will learn, practice, apply, and finally demonstrate a good understand of by the time the course is done.
Why should you spend the time to find them, read, understand, reflect on and apply them? Because you need to make sure you are practicing each of them to have the well-rounded skills required to be productive as an employee or an entrepreneur and as a member of a functional society.
Refer to the menu for your course and the list its learning objectives.