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This course is meant to help immigrants who are new to the U.S. workplace to understand how they can become leaders within their workplace and continue to grow their career.
This course is made up of Powerpoint presentations that include recorded audio to deliver the course strategies, along with video interviews and follow up assignments. This course will be an exercise in self-evaluation and planning, goal setting, and understanding different personalities and communication styles that you will encounter within the U.S. workplace. You definitely will learn something new about yourself and your colleagues!
Please join me on a career development journey. I am happy to answer your questions within the discussion forum and welcome your feedback!
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|Section 1: Course Introduction|
Tadd Wamester has worked at Upwardly Global for over 7 years and is currently the Director of Regional Growth & Online Programs. Tadd has worked directly with hundreds of skilled immigrants and refugees who have been able to successfully rebuild their career in the U.S., and has delivered training to thousands more. Learn about how these individuals achieved success and set goals around developing your own leadership and career development goals!
Let's work together to achieve your dreams!
|Section 2: Leadership Skills Assessment and Advice for New Immigrant Leaders|
This lecture looks into leadership skills, includes a case study interview of an immigrant leader within the nonprofit sector, discussed the importance of networking within career and leadership development, and offers some advice to new immigrant leaders.
As a next step, use the Leadership Skills worksheet to assess the skills you already possess and those that you want to develop
|Section 3: Workplace Personalities and Teams|
This lecture looks into workplace personalities, communication styles, teamwork, managing up, and the concept of mutual dependence.
Think about how you can practice your own listening and communication skills.
|Section 4: Positioning Yourself for Career Success|
This lecture looks into the importance of personal branding and how you can better prepare for performance evaluations in the workplace.
Utilize the Professional Development Plan worksheet to develop internal and external marketing pitches, identify and set professional development and networking goals, This will assist you in holding yourself accountable.
Record your top 2-3 accomplishments in the workplace each month and set yourself up for success within your next performance evaluation!
It's exciting to think about what you can achieve as an immigrant leader in your workplace!
Director of Online & Regional Growth Programs, Upwardly Global
I am passional about online learning and utilizing technology to scale impact within the nonprofit sector. I have been training and working with skilled immigrants and refugees for more than 7 years and before that worked within education and training programs.
In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, swimming, kayaking, and spending time with family and friends.