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Learners taking this Course are
  • Therapists
  • HR Specialists
  • Psychologists
  • Customer Care Reps
  • Entrepreneurs

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Your Motivations, Part One

6 videos (Total 33 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
6 videos
A note on the exercises1m
What Is Insight?7m
Exercise 1: Life History Interview2m
How Your Brain Is Fooling You15m
Exercise 2: You: A Case Study1m
1 reading
Peer Review Guidelines10m
2 practice exercises
Thought Question 12m
Thought Question 22m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Your Motivations, Part 2

4 videos (Total 30 min), 3 quizzes
4 videos
Exercise 3: G. Richard Shell's Six Lives Exercise31s
Navigating New Identities10m
Exercise 4: Identity Exercise3m
2 practice exercises
Thought Question 32m
Thought Question 42m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Your Mindsets

6 videos (Total 34 min), 3 quizzes
6 videos
What Do You Do Well? Part 24m
Exercise 5: Mapping Your Skills3m
What Is Important to You? Part 17m
What Is Important to You? Part 26m
Exercise 6: Mind Map: Personal Projects1m
2 practice exercises
Thought Question 52m
Thought Question 62m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Your Map

8 videos (Total 54 min), 3 quizzes
8 videos
Designing Your Life, Part 25m
The Rule of Three9m
Interview with Barbara Oakley20m
Exercise 7: Making a Connection1m
Tell Me About Yourself2m
Exercise 8: Capstone Mind Map: Skills, Influences, Core Projects2m
Course Conclusion1m
2 practice exercises
Thought Question 72m
Thought Question 82m
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Top reviews from Career Decisions: From Insight to Impact

By JCFeb 2nd 2019

Very very insightful and thought provoking, really helps to open my mind to the career decisions that I make and will make in the future. Highly recommended

By PPAug 22nd 2018

A course with the best content on the topic. Great presentation and effective exercises.

Instructor

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Sharon Belden Castonguay

Executive Director
Gordon Career Center

About Wesleyan University

At Wesleyan, distinguished scholar-teachers work closely with students, taking advantage of fluidity among disciplines to explore the world with a variety of tools. The university seeks to build a diverse, energetic community of students, faculty, and staff who think critically and creatively and who value independence of mind and generosity of spirit. ...

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