Macquarie University
Career planning: Your career, your life
Macquarie University

Career planning: Your career, your life

This course is part of Adapting: Career Development Specialization

Taught in English

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Dr Alena Soboleva

Instructor: Dr Alena Soboleva

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

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18 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll 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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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

(209 reviews)

18 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 6 modules in this course

What are the most influential factors shaping contemporary careers, and why is individual adaptability critical to succeeding in a rapidly evolving career landscape? This week you will be introduced to a range of economic and technological issues redefining the future of work and its implications to contemporary career management. You will also review how to proactively think about your career that will help you not to lose focus even in the light of the fundamental shifts in work and also learn about career competencies related to successful adaptation.

What's included

5 videos3 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

This week you will explore and collect career information from diverse sources to inform your professional awareness about different career paths and help you become more adaptable and flexible in your approach to career management. You will be guided to begin exploring “possible selves”, identify your favourite / best skills, and think about them in the context of different professional behaviours / roles.

What's included

4 videos1 reading2 quizzes

What is the link between your values, vision, goals, and careers you’re interested to explore? This week you will apply elements of the design thinking approach to career planning to further help you identify what defines your professional identity even if you don’t exactly know what your career goals should be. These activities will help you to imagine alternative career trajectories in relation to the future of work. You will learn strategies to achieve better alignment between your skills and job description / job specification documents and be invited to create an unconventional (but effective) career game plan.

What's included

4 videos2 readings2 quizzes

How will you navigate a career path in order to ensure that it is going / developing in the direction you want? This week you will review several critical areas that can orient you to develop important skills to manage and improve your career prospects (networking, self-awareness) and the ability to proactively manage difficult situations (e.g. career crisis).

What's included

4 videos1 reading2 quizzes

How will you navigate a career path that is evolving to be boundaryless, are you confident to create and direct your own path? This week you will focus on creating or polishing your digital profile, updating your cv or creating a new one from scratch and and practice or further refine your professional communications skills for ongoing development.

What's included

4 videos1 reading2 quizzes

What are the most influential factors shaping contemporary careers, and why is individual adaptability critical to succeeding in a rapidly evolving career landscape? This week you will be introduced to a range of economic and technological issues redefining the future of work and its implications to contemporary career management. You will also review how to proactively think about your career that will help you not to lose focus even in the light of the fundamental shifts in work and also learn about career competencies related to successful adaptation.

What's included

5 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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4.8 (48 ratings)
Dr Alena Soboleva
Macquarie University
4 Courses50,187 learners

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