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ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR YOUR CAREER DEVELOPMENTInstitute of Coding, University of Leeds | Jen RosenINTRODUCTIONThis course will provide you with the tools andmethods that will enable you to find the rightcareer path in line with your vision and goals,and to help you identify your ideal job.Over the course of two weeks, you will learnways to identify your goals and the vision thatyou have for yourself. You will also develop yourcommunications skills to develop a professionalnetwork and leverage the wealth of opportunitiesavailable in the 21st-century workplace.About Jennifer RosenYour Lead Educator Jennifer Rosen will supportand guide you throughout the course alongsidesome incredible thought-leaders. Jennifer is acommunications specialist and filmmaker. Shestarted her company, FullTilt, to share her beliefin the transformative power of storytelling, andto educate people on the importance ofcultivating communications skills in order to livea fully aligned and authentic life.WEEK 1In Week 1, you will explore different modernapproaches to define and develop your career.You will use tools such as a vision board and aroadmap, or visual mapping tool, to explore yourcareer path and take actionable steps. Inaddition, you will learn how to effectivelycommunicate the vision you have for yourcareer.Even in more traditional industries such asinsurance, law and financial services, there arenew roles rapidly being created as a result ofthe tech boom that has caused disruption inall industries.In order to keep up with thedemand and opportunities being made availableto us, we need to continue growing our skills setand knowledge.The modern world is changing all the time andas a result, there is more opportunity to createthe career you want. This is a time of endlessgrowth and potentially a time to create adynamic career path. Anything is possible.There is no right or wrong path for creatingyour dream career.What makes the most sense to you rightnow for your career development?What will complement your interests,skill set and the lifestyle that you want tohave?What do you find to be the mostcompelling thing to explore at thismoment in time?Do you already have an idea of whatyour ideal job is?What do you think the path to it lookslike?Have you previously considered thatthere might be different approaches toyour career path? Or is this a newconcept for you?How you can develop the career you wantIkigaiIkigai (pronounced “eye-ka-guy”) is, above allelse, a lifestyle that strives to balance thespiritual with the practical.This balance is found at the intersectionwhere your passions and talentsconverge with the things that the worldneeds and is willing to pay for.

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