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Taking Control of your Career



Personal Effectiveness.


Personal Effectiveness.

About this course:

Are you just starting out in your career, or do you need to review where you are heading and why? This workshop will introduce a number of exercises and developmental tools that will help guide you through the career development process.

The workshop will provide general guidance around career development, including themes such as `getting to know yourself', `exploring options', `getting focused' and `taking action'.

The session is not design to give one to one coaching but to provide you with the tools to have a realistic, honest and informed `conversation' with yourself!

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you should be able to: - Identify your career priorities and drivers.

- Practice communicating your skills and roles to others.

- Explore options for gathering information (including networking and career frameworks).

- Plan your next steps.

- Identify what you need in your `toolbox' for career progression.

Who should attend this course:

This course is open to all staff - it covers generic career development We also offer a workshop to support managers in developing their teams


For further reading, there is useful information in the following links;.

- The University of Exeter Career Management Toolkit - - Career Management Toolkit for Higher Education Professionals -

Training Provider:

This course is administered by People Development; please contact for more details.

This course occurs on the following dates
07/03/2018 Streatham: Harrison, Room 107 09:30 12:30 Rebecca Ledger 10
27/03/2018 Penryn: Peter Lanyon Building, Seminar 7 09:30 12:30 Rebecca Ledger 18
09/05/2018 Streatham: Old Library Training Room 2 (Professional Development Suite) 09:30 12:30 Rebecca Ledger 12
05/07/2018 Streatham: Northcote House, Senate/Council Chamber 13:30 16:30 Rebecca Ledger 19

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