Leading Self


Career Planning

Career Planning Series

The Career Planning Series is designed to assist you with owning and progressing your career by understanding yourself, your aspirations, and your strengths.

This series will enable you to discuss your development goals with your leader, prepare for your myCareer conversation, or simply to be ready when career opportunities arise.

Each module contains a range of activities that involve reflection, career planning and exploration of opportunities.

The series consists of 5 modules scheduled over a 3 month period:

Audience: All employees
Duration: 5 Modules x 1.5 Hours
Mode: Face to Face

Due to popular demand the sessions have sold out. Register your interest on our waitlist for any of the sessions below.

Building Resiliance

Resilience at Work - New session available!

This course will equip you with strategies that you can use to effectively respond to both workplace and personal situations.

Learning Outcomes:
  • understand what wellbeing, wellness and resilience at work means
  • help identify stress and burnout in themselves and others
  • creating personal strategies, practical tools and cmmitment to build wellbeing and resilience
  • Creating a support network
Audience: All employees
Course Duration: 3 hours
Mode: Face to Face

Career Development

Dealing with Change in your Career

This career development course will help you develop the skills you need to effectively deal with changes in your career.
This is an extension to the Career Planning Series and it is recommended that you attend this course after the completion of the Career Planning Series.
Learning Outcomes
  • Assess career options and identifying transferrable skills
  • Define career goals and develop strategies to achieve them using myCareer
  • Identify your communication skills type through MBTI
Audience: All employees
Duration: 3 hours
Mode: Face to Face
Participants: 10 per class
Cost: TBA
Date: Courses will be run as requested
Contact: Capability & Development Team

Career Development

Resume and Interview Skills

This course will help you learn the art of resume writing and performing in interviews.
Learning Outcomes
  • How to prepare for job interviews
  • The purpose of interviews and why they are important
  • How to sell yourself: your value proposition
  • The role of behavioural interviewing
  • How to prepare a targeted resume – communicating your value
Audience: All employees
Duration: 3 hours
Mode: Face to Face
Participants: 10 per class
Cost: TBA
Date: Courses will be run as requested
Contact: Capability & Development Team


Emotional Intelligence
Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Emotions happen, even at work, and it's important for leaders to understand how a greater awareness of their emotions can build positive relationships and improve performance. In this course, lynda.com director of learning and development Britt Andreatta shows how to develop emotional intelligence to better lead teams, work with peers, and manage up.

Learn what emotional intelligence is and how it factors in at work and discover concrete techniques for raising your own emotional quotient (EQ). This includes perceiving yourself accurately, exercising emotional self-control, practicing resilience, and developing empathy. Then turn those lessons around to build your awareness of others and learn to inspire helpful communication and manage conflict.

Time: 106 minutes
Mode: Online
Audience: All employees

Taking Charge
Taking Charge of Your Career

Do you know what you want out of the next role in your career? Perhaps you know what you want but don’t know how to reach that goal?

This course is designed for anyone who wants to take an active role in planning their next career move—whether it's choosing a career, negotiating a promotion, or changing fields. Learn to leverage your unique skills and passions to create a career path that stays true to your values and allows you to adapt as needed.

Career expert Christine DiDonato helps you understand the new rules of work, foster a career vision, create a career map, and get started on your next play.

Time: 45 minutes
Mode: Online
Audience: All employees



Taking Charge

Developing Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence can help you build effective relationships in and outside your team at UNSW. Executive coach and organisational psychologist Gemma Roberts explains what emotional intelligence is and why it's important. She helps you become more self-aware so that can identify triggers that may hijack your performance. She also helps you align your intentions and your impact so that you can build strong and collaborative relationships.

Time: 45 minutes
Mode: Online
Audience: All employees


Taking Charge

Persuading Others

In a workplace that's increasingly connected and changing, developing your persuasion skills can be one of the most valuable investments you can make. Some people believe persuasion is about manipulation or getting your way, but it's not about tricking anyone or being inauthentic. Instead, persuasion is about making sure your best ideas get a fair hearing.
 
In this course, communications and personal branding expert Dorie Clark helps you cultivate your persuasion skills in order to establish credibility when meeting new people, make it easier for people who know you to say "yes," and communicate with authority.

Time: 33minutes
Mode: Online
Audience: All employees

Building Resiliance

Building Resilience (Online)

Feeling under pressure as a result of changes at the university? It can be hard to maintain focus in the presence of change and stress, and resilience strategies can help you face challenging times. 

In this course, Kelley School of Business professor and professional communications coach Tatiana Kolovou explains how to bounce back from difficult situations, by building your "resiliency threshold." She outlines five training techniques to prepare for difficult situations, and five strategies for reflecting on them afterward. Find out where you are on the resilience scale, identify where you want to be, and learn strategies to close the gap.

Audience: All employees
Mode: Online

Become a Successful Job Hunter (Online)

Maximize your job search efforts with expert advice from career coaches and business professionals. Learn how to craft a career plan, write a resume, search for a job, and nail the interview.
You'll also get a primer for professional life with courses on business acumen and how to start your job off right.
This course will guide you through the following modules which can be completed together, or individually as a one-off course.
  • Creating a Career Plan
  • Writing a Resume
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Learning LinkedIn
  • Mastering Common Interview Questions
  • Giving Your Elevator Pitch
  • Negotiating Your Job Offer
  • Development Business Acumen
  • Succeeding in a New Job
Audience: All employees
Mode: Online