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What you will learn

  • Evaluate current career management issues and their implications on your professional career plans and development.

  • Create strategies and approaches to set new career vision, goals and action plans.

  • Apply knowledge of career models and tools for successful career planning and management.

  • Design a career path that fits personal values, interests, personality, and skills.

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 11 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Career planning and philosophy for the future

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 28 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
1.1 The changing career landscape10m
1.2 Creating career with a purpose8m
1.3 Ensure continuous learning to stay relevant and get ahead6m
5 readings
Special welcome to beta testers1m
Become a Global MBA degree learner1m
Course overview10m
Learning activities and assessment10m
Explore further resources 130m
2 practice exercises
Recall: Check your understanding 130m
Check your applied learning 11h
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Career exploration: Boundaryless pathways

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 33 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
2.1 Corporate career or working for yourself: Overview of different professional paths8m
2.2 Environmental career exploration11m
2.3 Self-assessment: Identify what you love doing and your favourite skills9m
1 reading
Explore further resources 21h
2 practice exercises
Check your understanding 230m
Check your applied learning 21h
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Matching careers : Aligning values, vision and goals

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
3.1 Applying design thinking elements to career planning8m
3.2 Getting the career that matches your personality8m
3.3 What to take into consideration when creating a career plan9m
1 reading
Explore further resources 31h
2 practice exercises
Check your understanding 330m
Check your applied learning 31h
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Proactive career management

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 32 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
4.1 Benefits of networking for your career management11m
4.2 How to deal with personal imperfections8m
4.3 Strategies to reinvent yourself when changing careers or dealing with mid-career9m
1 reading
Explore further resources 41h
2 practice exercises
Check your understanding 430m
Check your applied learning 41h

About the Adapting: Career Development Specialization

Organisations are undergoing enormous changes in their structures and processes as they seek to take advantage of innovations in technology, remain competitive in Globalising markets, and deal with the increasing diversity of their staff, customers, and supply chains. The four subjects in this specialisation will examine the personal implications of the changing organisational environment - the need to continuously adapt and learn, to manage your career, to build up resilience against stress, and to take your place as a global citizen. The aim is to enable you to thrive in working in contemporary organsations. 'Improve yourself Always' addresses the need for you to continuously develop and seeks to improve your capacity to learn and adapt. 'Build Personal Resilience' helps you enhance your resilience in the face of the pressures you will experience in working in contemporary organisations. 'Your Career Your Life' guides you in taking more responsibility for mapping out and engaging in your career. 'Become a Global Citizen' discusses the need to see yourself as a citizen of the increasingly global world of work and provides insight into the strategies to deal with cultural diversity....
Adapting: Career Development

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