Career Success Project

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Course 10 of 10 in the Career Success Specialization

The purpose of the Capstone Project in the Career Success Specialization is for you to apply the methods and techniques you learned in the series of courses to a personal experience, giving you a way to communicate your value to potential employers. You’ll focus your communication, management, negotiation, problem solving, business writing, time management, finance, entrepreneurship, and project management skills into a single project that demonstrates your career readiness. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Apply the methods, techniques and skills you have learned throughout the Specialization to add value, every day, to your organization by effectively gathering, synthesizing, analyzing and presenting information 2. Develop and hone your critical thinking skills as you evaluate ideas, concepts, approaches and assumptions to arrive at a practical, yet innovative, solution to an organizational problem 3. Learn to skillfully use a powerful strategic planning tool 4. Effectively communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to senior-level decision makers
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Approx. 5 hours to complete

Sugerido: 1 hours/week
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O que você vai aprender

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    Add value to your organization by effectively gathering, synthesizing, and analyzing information
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    Communicate information, ideas, and solutions to senior-level decision makers
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    Develop practical and innovative solutions to organizational problems
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    Use powerful strategic planning tools
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cursos 100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Clock

Approx. 5 hours to complete

Sugerido: 1 hours/week
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English

Legendas: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Capstone Project Assignment

Welcome to the Career Success Capstone course! This week you will review the directions for the assignment and begin researching a business to evaluate using the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the coursework in the Career Success Specialization....
Reading
4 readings
Reading4 readings
Project Overview10m
Project Assignment Instructions10m
FAQ10m
Company Selection and Research10m

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10 minutes to complete

Week 2 Progress Check

In Week 2, you will conduct a SWOT analysis to better understand and describe the organization, its resources and its environment. ...
Reading
1 reading
Reading1 readings
SWOT Analysis10m

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10 minutes to complete

Week 3 Progress Check

In Weeks 3 and 4, you will use your SWOT matrix, created in Week 2, to write your SWOT Analysis Report. You will select and focus on one specific people- or process-related current problem (identified as a weakness or threat through the SWOT analysis you have conducted) facing the organization that would be of personal and professional interest to you; develop a detailed analysis of the problem, including affected stakeholders and impact; explore options; and select and write about a viable solution to the problem. ...
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1 reading
Reading1 readings
Analysis Paper10m

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2 hours to complete

(Optional) Project Peer Feedback

You have the optional opportunity to submit a draft of your project for Peer Feedback. You can also self-evaluate your project draft to see how you would do on the grading rubric and identify areas to improve....
Reading
2 readings, 1 quiz
Reading2 readings
Overview of Peer Review and Grading10m
Self- and Peer Assessment Rubric10m

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2 hours to complete

Final Assignment Submission and Graded Peer Review

Submit your Final Capstone Project and Peer Review the projects of 3 classmates....
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1 quiz

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10 minutes to complete

Specialization Wrap-Up

Congratulations on making it to the end of the Career Success Capstone and Specialization! Make sure you have submitted your Final Project and completed your 3 required Peer Reviews well before the final deadline. ...
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1 reading
Reading1 readings
Message from UCI Extension10m
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got a tangible career benefit from this course
Money

50%

got a pay increase or promotion

Top Reviews

By MMNov 17th 2017

Congratulations The Career Success Project, The Project, Assignments, SWOT, SWOT, CAPSTONE, Forums, Assessments, was very Special, Thank you for your kind service

By RRFeb 6th 2016

Excellent, Nothing better than this to brush up your basic Management skills. in my opinion every manager should enroll for this Course

Instructors

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Patricia Bravo, MBA, SPHR

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension
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Dave Nagy

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension
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Rob Stone, PMP, M.Ed.

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension
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David Standen, MBA

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension
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Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension
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Sue Robins, M.S. Ed.

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension

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