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Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

What is Career Planning?: Career Exploration Infographic

3 videos (Total 14 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
4 readings
Learning Objectives2m
The 80,000 Hour Career Quiz and Guide20m
Optional - StrengthFinders and More10m
Optional Career Exploration Self-Assessments10m
2 practice exercises
Examining a Social Impact Career - Test Your Existing Knowledge!8m
Assess what you've learned so far!20m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Hot Careers and Job Trends: Where the Future Lies

1 video (Total 3 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
7 readings
Learning Objectives2m
What Teachers Make3m
Stand the Test of Time20m
Importance of Networking20m
Fastest Growing Occupations20m
What Makes For A Dream Job?20m
WANTED: Top 10 Future Jobs10m
2 practice exercises
Practice What You've Learned!20m
Hot Careers and Job Trends Quiz10m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Marketplace Realities: Who Am I Relative to the Job I am Seeking?

1 video (Total 2 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
6 readings
Learning Objectives2m
Frayed Prospects, Despite a Degree20m
Self Evaluation Tool20m
Got Hope?20m
Student Success Measures20m
What Does The Marketplace Tell Us About Opportunity?20m
2 practice exercises
Self-Evaluation and Market Realities Practice Quiz12m
Marketplace Realities10m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

RightPathing Your Future: The Importance of Whole-Life Career Planning

7 videos (Total 32 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Understanding Our Behaviors: The MRI5m
Understanding Our Skills, Work Values and Passions4m
Understanding and Articulating Our Life Purpose6m
An Expert's Advice on Achieving Career Success2m
4 readings
The Learning Objectives1m
"How I Landed the Job that I Wanted? Career Planning!"20m
"Examples of Life Purpose Statements"10m
The Power of Vulnerability, TEDx Talk by Brene Brown20m
2 practice exercises
RightPathing Your Future, Practice Quiz20m
RightPathing Your Future, Graded Quiz10m

Instructors

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Elke M Leeds, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President of Technology Enhanced Learning
Academic Affairs
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Ana T. Baida, Ed.D.

Executive Director
Department of Career Planning and Development
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Wes Rhea, J.D.

Senior Lecturer
Information Systems
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Dan Stotz

Director, Online Executive Education
Michael J. Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University

About University System of Georgia

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