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Developing Your Professional Career


Adult Programs / Professional Development -
Adult Online Professional & Personal Development Spring/Summer 2024

Identify those skills that all great leaders possess, while learning new skills that will help take you to the next level. Whether you are leading a department or an organization, gain the knowledge you need to be successful. Learn how to incorporate a developed image and communication skills that will rocket you to that next level.

This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Certificate in Leadership Development.

Class Details

Unit 1: Mapping your Career for Success
  • Defining where you want to be in your career in 5, 10, 15 years
  • Setting and monitoring your career goals
  • Establishing a mentor partnership as a start in your professional career
Unit 2: Developing your Professional Career through Non-Verbal Communication
  • The difference between verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Conveying the right message with your body language
  • Writing what you think
  • Haptics – Using touch to convey non-verbal communication
  • How to understand others non-verbal communication
Unit 3:Image is Everything
  • You are your brand
  • What you wear can determine where you go
  • How to determine if your image is headed in the right direction
  • How your communication and your image should agree with each other
Unit 4: Using Social Media to help develop your Professional Career
  • The purpose of Social Media
  • How to use Social Media to create a professional online presence
  • How to avoid negative images trap that many people fall victim to on Social Media

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Tawanda McLaurin

LERN Instructor

Tawanda McLaurin is a dynamic leader serving in leadership positions in education and as a facilitator of Professional Development and IT courses at the local college. She believes that each individual has what it takes to reach their goals and helps individuals create roadmaps for success.

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Virtual Class
Sun-Sat, Aug 5 - Aug 30
12:01 - 11:59 AM

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Min Age   16 yr.

$ 145.00
single class