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What you will learn

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    Critically evaluate the nature of the self-development process

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    Apply skills of self-reflection to enhance self-awareness of development insights about your leadership styles

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    Apply skills of self-reflection to enhance self-awareness of development insights about your abilities and challenges as leaders

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    Apply the self-development process to an area of a personal leadership skill challenge

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Instructor

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Associate Professor Paul Nesbit 

Department of Management
Macquarie Business School
492 Learners
2 Courses

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Self-directed learning

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 30 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Week 1 outline2m
1.1 The need for continuous development7m
1.2 Self-directed leadership development6m
1.3 The leader self-development model7m
5 readings
Special welcome to beta testers1m
Become a Global MBA degree learner1m
Course overview10m
Learning activities and assessment10m
Explore further resources 11h
2 practice exercises
Recall 1: Check your understanding30m
Check your applied learning 11h
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Self-awareness

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
2.1 The nature of self-awareness8m
2.2 The challenge of self-awareness6m
2.3 Becoming self-aware through feedback8m
1 reading
Explore further resources 21h
2 practice exercises
Recall 2: Check your understanding30m
Check your applied learning 21h
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Self-reflection

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 28 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
3.1 The process of self-reflection7m
3.2 Engaging in self-reflection7m
3.3 Managing emotions during reflection10m
1 reading
Explore further resources 31h
2 practice exercises
Recall 3: Check your understanding15m
Check your applied learning 31h
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Self-change problems

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 29 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
4.1 The problem of volition8m
4.2 Willpower and change efforts8m
4.3 Enhancing willpower9m
1 reading
Explore further resources1h
2 practice exercises
Recall 4: Check your understanding30m
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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