Career Development:

Beyond Yourself

Unlocking Talent

Career Structure

Work Experience

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Managing Your Career

Becoming Your Own Career Manager
  • To gain a full understanding of what is meant by the term ‘Career Management’.
  • To learn how to spot opportunities where your own needs and aspirations may correspond with those of your employer, in career development terms.
  • To determine your own career vision.
Preparation and Research
  • To identify your key strengths emerging from your career to date.
  • Understand where you need to improve the balance between work and the rest of your life.
  • Identify the key ‘building blocks’ of your career management plan.
Implementing Your Plan
  • How to select and develop a professional network that will support you in your career plan.
  • Understand priorities to identify viable ‘next step’ job roles.
  • How to create a development plan to be successful in your chosen role.
Essential Career Management
  • Identify preferred method of keeping track of your progress with your career management plan.
  • Refine and develop CV and letter writing skills.
  • Understand how to optimise use of telephone and social media platforms in order to enhance your career management activity.


All individuals who wish to progress in their chosen career.


  • An awareness of how the human mind processes information and controls behavioural patterns.
  • A deeper understanding of personal and team barriers to success.
  • Ability to establish a rapport.
  • Ability to apply a range of tools and techniques to allow them to influence and lead others to achieve more.
  • An understanding of how to set goals, and the techniques used to achieve success.

Personal Development

  • Understand motivation in a work context and explore what motivates you personally.
  • Identify some of the key de-motivators that can have a negative impact in you and explore strategies for managing them.
  • Evaluate three of the key competencies at work and explore your own behaviours in relation to these.
  • Evaluate the make-up of less effective behaviour and the impact this can have on yourself and others.
Improving Competence
  • Explore the skills of planning and organising and the different ways in which we can waste time and procrastinate.
  • Understand how to communicate in a more constructive way with the use of positive phrasing, active listening and tone of voice.
Working with Others
  • Explore the make-up of work behaviour using the Five Factors of personality model.
  • Examine your own role within a team and how to operate effectively with your team members.


Those individuals wishing to enhance their performance within their organisations.


  • An understanding of individual barriers to learning.
  • Creates a pragmatic approach to self-development and enhanced performance at work.
  • An understanding of the tools and techniques used in motivation, time management, and evaluating performance.
  • Ability to work more effectively in a team environment by understanding the characteristics that make a team successful.