CAREER 100G Crafting Your Career

CAREER 100G | OPEN | City Campus | Semester Two | New in 2020

Description

Crafting Your Career uses project-based collaborative, problem-solving exercises to assist students to identify and hone skills which increase their employability and prepare themselves for life after the degree. This course enhances students' work-readiness by helping them to understand, develop and communicate skills key that employers say are essential to career success.

Learning outcomes

Students will:

∘ explore what the terms ‘employability’ and ‘employability skills’ mean.

∘ investigate, analyse and practice communicating the skills and capabilities sought after in the working world.

∘ explore their personal values and strengths so they can begin crafting a career around their skills, subject knowledge, personality and values.

∘ practice skills in a workplace context by working on a problem-solving project for an external organisation and presenting solutions to the organisation.

Assessment

1. A two page CV or one minute ‘elevator pitch’ video 20%

2. Team problem-solving project & presentation to partnering organisation: 20% team project and 10% reflection

3. Three short reflective exercises based on responding to common behavioural style job interview questions 10%

4. Final exam: 40%

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