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Design Your Career

Create your future This workshop teaches you how to apply design thinking principles to your life. Using the same hands-on methodology that has revolutionized how companies such as Apple and Google do business, this workshop gives you the tools to deliberately and creatively shape your personal and professional future.
When Jul 01, 2020 09:30 AM to
Jul 02, 2020 01:30 PM
Where zoom meeting
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Workshop will be facilitated via Zoom and splitted into two days to avoid too long Zoom sessions. Participation is only possible if you can attend both days.

July 1, 9:30-13:30

July 2 9:30-13:30

Maximum number of participants: 18

 The Design Your Career workshop empowers you to identify and articulate your strengths and interests, create individualized career opportunities, and come up with a plan of action that is uniquely tailored to your needs, talents, and passions. You will develop clarity and focus about what matters to you. You will discover new ways of thinking about your personal and professional life that will energize you and move you forward. In addition, you will learn a dynamic and innovative method for overcoming future personal and professional obstacles.

 At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Critically analyze the thought patterns and assumptions that underlie your actions

  • Identify your unique professional and personal assets

  • Clarify and articulate your authentic interests and values

  • Prototype and test innovative career options

  • Develop a concrete goal for your mid-term career as well as draw a realistic road-map to get you there

  • Apply the design-thinking method to creatively problem-solve in your personal and professional life

Who should come: This workshop is particularly well suited for PhD students who want to deliberately design their next steps within the academy, as well as for those who are considering a post-academic career.

Facilitator: Dr Djahane Banoo, Align Coaching

Registrations here: This course is open to 6 - 18 students and you need to be able to attend for both days.