Becoming Career Smart: How to Sell Yourself

Deakin University Learning Platform: FutureLearn
  Start Date: TBA   Basic

Course Description: 

Most people change their jobs multiple times, some make dramatic career shifts. Being able to identify your transferable skills is vital in a changing career marketplace.

This course investigates the current career environment and, using case studies and a series of unique audit tools, it will challenge you to explore your successes and what success means to you.It will also develop your capacity to reflect on your strengths and weaknesses and increase your knowledge of credentials (the skills and capabilities you have built during your life and career).

What will you learn in this course?

This course looks at the current career environment. Using case studies and a series of unique audit tools, the course challenges you to:
explore your successes and what success means to you
develop your capacity to reflect on your strengths and weaknesses
identify your key professional skills and capabilities.

Who is this course for?

This course is for professionals who are considering a career change. It will be of particular interest to mid-career professionals looking to plan their next step.

Who are the instructors?

The course is taught by:
Michael Hobbs
Senior lecturer in the School of IT at Deakin University with research interests in the areas of distributed systems, operating systems and more recently IoT scalability & interoperability.

Guy Wood-Bradley
An academic professional in Information Technology with teaching and research interests in human-computer interaction, interactive, and virtual technologies.

Nicholas Patterson
An academic professional and Alfred Deakin Medalist in Information Technology and Criminology who has been involved in cyber-security research projects and teaching.

Subject Area:

Personal Development

Cost of course:

Free

Course Duration:

3 hours per week, Duration 2 weeks

Language:

English

How to enrol:

Click here to enroll

Website:

Becoming Career Smart: How to Sell Yourself

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