Career Strategy: The road map to landing your dream career
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Career Strategy: The road map to landing your dream career

Find your dream job by analyzing "What you enjoy", "Where you excel", and "What your values are".
4.2 (10 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,182 students enrolled
Created by Brian O'Dwyer
Last updated 12/2016
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $40 Discount: 75% off
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Includes:
  • 38 mins on-demand video
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Explain what career strategy statement is
  • Understand the importance of having a career strategy
  • Draft and implement your own career strategy statement
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Requirements
  • Willingness to advance your career and carve out opportunities for yourself.
Description

Have you found your true calling in life? What are the jobs or roles in which you will excel? Many talented people are unable to answer these questions and live to their full potential. Having a successful career will have a huge impact on your general happiness and outlook because most of your adult life will be spent working, so you will want to invest in planning for an effective career strategy. This course is a step-by-step approach on how to craft a perfect career strategy.

Why Career Strategy is crucial:

  • Most of your waking hours will be spent working
  • Pursuing a career which you excel in directly impacts your financial successes
  • Having a career you enjoy is beneficial for your health and happiness

By the end of the course you should be able to:

  1.  Define what career strategy is and why it matters
  2.  Describe the 5 steps of formulating your career strategy
  3.  Draft and execute the 5 steps of career strategy formulation

This course is taught using the same active learning method used in 5stepCareers' flagship bootcamps that have received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5.0. The entire course is broken down into 5 easy-to-follow steps, each of them 10 minutes or less, suited to the average adult attention span. There will be quizzes to reinforce your learning by forcing you to recall the information you just learned and application exercises so that you can put your learning into practice. Carefully selected resources are also provided to further augment your learning. The 5 steps in this course are:

  1. What you enjoy
  2. Where you excel
  3. What are your values
  4. Synthesis
  5. Refinement
Who is the target audience?
  • You want to know which career path suits you best
  • You want to know which of your success stories to choose for specific recruiters
  • You want to know how to compete to get your dream role
  • You want to know where you will excel in a professional scenario
  • You want to know effective answers to "why should we hire you?"
  • You want a job that blends "what you enjoy" and "what you are good at"
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Curriculum For This Course
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Course Overview
1 Lecture 03:10

Course Overview Quiz
2 questions
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What you enjoy
1 Lecture 06:30
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Where you excel
1 Lecture 03:14

Quiz: Where you excel
2 questions
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What are your values
1 Lecture 06:07
What are your values
06:07

Quiz: What are your values
2 questions
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Synthesis
1 Lecture 09:47
Synthesis
09:47

Quiz: Synthesis
3 questions
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Refinement
1 Lecture 08:58
Refinement
08:58

Quiz: Refinement
2 questions
About the Instructor
Brian O'Dwyer
4.2 Average rating
192 Reviews
4,370 Students
5 Courses
CEO at 5stepCareers

Brian O'Dwyer

Author & Founder, 5stepCareers
Commercial Founder & Executive Chairman, CognaLearn
Adjunct Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia

Career skills experience
• Reviewed over 10,000 resumes and interviewed hundreds as a hiring decision maker in finance interviews and management consulting case interviews.
• Led Credit Suisse Investment Banking recruiting in Singapore (hiring decision maker).
• Led A.T. Kearney Strategy Practice recruiting in Chicago (hiring decision maker).
• Career mentor to Columbia University and Duke University students for nearly 20 years.

Industry experience
• Corporate finance experience in 50 corporate finance debt, equity, and M&A transactions (including 20 deals in aviation) with a total deal value of US$15 billion.
• Chief Financial Officer of Australian and London Stock Exchange-listed Skywest Airlines until the sale to Virgin Australia in 2013.
• Investment banker at Credit Suisse in New York, Chicago, and Singapore.
• Management consultant at A.T. Kearney in Chicago.
• Entrepreneur: Founder of 5stepCareers, co-founder of CognaLearn and MEDNIVA.
• Appeared as an Aviation Analyst on Channel News Asia on 20 occasions.

Teaching experience
• Adjunct Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Asia teaching Aeronautical Science for Management, Airport Administration and Finance, and Airline Management.
• Co-inventor of patent-pending method to optimize learning based on cognitive science with Ranga Krishnan, Dean of Duke-NUS Medical School (2008–2015). Entrepreneur-in-residence, Learning Technologies & Methods at Duke-NUS Medical School (2014–2015).
• Invited speaker, panelist and chairperson at eight conferences on blended learning, technology, and flipped classroom in Asia, Australia, and the United States.

Additional information
• MBA, Finance, Duke University.
• BS, Industrial Engineering, Columbia University.
• Founding President of the Duke University Alumni Club of Singapore. Private, commercial, instrument, multi-engine and seaplane pilot.