- The outsider problem
- The informational interview
- The networking reframes
- The two types of networking: inbound and outbound
- The elevator conversation
- The offer searches
- A final word and suggested readings
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
Learning efforts 2-5 Hours Per Week
The course Designing Your Career by edX is mainly based on providing guidance for the candidates to help them shape their careers in an effective way. They will be made to learn the approaches that can be undertaken for the smooth ride of their careers from beginning to end. This course is applicable to candidates of all age groups. This implies that almost anyone can take the first step towards a better future and that too for free!
Designing Your Career certification course is being given by the instructors of Stanford which holds high ranks in the industry. This course mainly focuses to make the core of the students stronger in the field of business and management. The students can complete the Designing Your Career course in a span of 5 weeks by devoting a time period of 2-5 hours per week. This is a 6-week course and will require a weekly study of 5 to 8 hours.
- Course by Stanford Online
- Helpful course handouts
- The effort of 2-5 hours in a week required
- English language
- Tenure of 6 weeks
- Introductory level course
- Video transcript language English
- Discussion forums
- Audio/video lectures
- Study materials
- Online classroom
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
- Course material is provided free of charge.
- Certificate can be attained by paying a charge of Rs. 3,650
Amount in Rs.
Please note that on the main page the certification fee is given, however, the course information specifies that no certification is offered after the course finishes.
certificate providing authority
Who it is for
This course is mainly to target these audiences:
- Candidates who want to venture into a new course
- Candidates who want better approaches to designing their career
- Candidates who want to educate other children regarding the same
What you will learn
Candidates will get to know the following after this course:
- They will get the exposure to break into a new field of study
- They will get to know about new approaches to approach and understand networking
- They will be familiarised with the techniques to grasp professional opportunities
- They will be given ideas about building new connections in the marketplace
- They will get to know about the outsider problem
- They will be provided with an informational interview
- Candidates will get to know about the two types of networking- outbound and inbound
- They will know about the elevator conversation
The people who are interested in the area of accounting and business can enrol by abiding by the following steps given:
Step 1: The main site can be accessed by going to the following link: https://www.edx.org/course/designing-your-career
Step 2: You must look for the option ‘Enroll now’ and press it.
Step 3: Then you’ve to log in for the program. Look for the description which is suitable for you and select it.
Step 4: Then you will be provided with two options, whether you want to audit the selected course material or you want to pay for the certificate course.
Step 5: If you select the audit option, you will be registered for the selected course and if you want a certificate, you can attain it by giving the charges.
There is a facility offered by edX for people who are not able to pay the certificate fee, that is, they provide a 90% deduction on the total amount. Those who are interested can contact the helpdesk to attain further details.
How it helps
The Designing Your Career program will help the candidates to develop a creative approach to join the pieces together, one by one, and create and design their future. edX has put together this course using a design thinking approach to help and guide the candidates in a way where they will understand the basic concepts of understanding the career which they wish to pursue.
Designing Your Career certification course is not just created for those who are searching and exploring new career options and opportunities but also those who already have decided on an organization they wish to be a part of. Our Institute created this course carefully so that the candidates get the most experience and knowledge and provide the candidates with quality education and is one of the best institutes, which is, Stanford Online.
While focusing on the quality of our education, edX has a team of the best faculty who are easy to approach and who are readily available at any time the candidate will require help. edX also provides study material from which the students can refer to as the notes are in-depth and descriptive which will help the students. Our teaching methods are interactive and interesting which will help the candidates to stay focused on the course and which would encourage them to learn more about it. edX takes advantage of technology and provides audio and video lessons that are simple yet descriptive and are easy to understand. With frequent facial interactions and webinars held for students and teachers, edX makes sure that no student feels like they are not able to voice their thoughts.
This course is only available in English and hence all assignments need to be done in English.
The subtitles to what the instructors are speaking in the course video are speaking. These are also downloadable and can be referred by the candidates for making their notes.
No, this course does not provide any certificate to the candidate.
Since this is a self-paced course, there are no timings and the candidates can learn according to their convenience.
This course is 5 weeks long and the candidates are recommended that they put in a study of a minimum of 2 to 5 hours a week.
The instructors are Bill Burnett, Co-Founder of Stanford Life Design Lab, and John Armstrong who is a Lecturer and Fellow at Stanford Life Design Lab.
This course is being provided by Stanford Online.
This course is just the introduction to the basics and hence can be taken by anyone from any age group.
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