Planning your Career- Building your Personal Brand

Great careers don’t happen by chance, they are the result of hard work and commitment. You must take time to develop your career, guide it and move it forward. By managing your career, methodically and consciously, you will make it work better for you.

This workshop will help you set and achieve career goals by proactively managing your career. It will also ensure that you make a positive impact in the workplace and take personal responsibility for the career progression.

This module is aimed at junior and senior associates.

Some key topics that are explored during this session include: 


Session 1 – Planning for success

  • Define what a career means to you personally, both now and in 5 years’ time
  • Develop a business plan and strategy for your career progression, seeing beyond your current role
  • Identify what skills and competencies employers are looking for when promoting people.


Session 2 – Review your assets (skills, knowledge and experience)

  • Devise a framework to conduct a skills audit, including a SWOT analysis, to ensure that you have the right skills for current and future roles
  • Prepare a Personal Learning and Development Plan that will support your career progression
  • Choose a mentor and or coach who will guide your career and support your personal development.


Session 3 – Sell your brand

  • Describe your personal brand and differentiate yourself from your competitors
  • Promote your personal brand to ensure that you make the right impact on the right people
  • Design a networking plan to support your career progression and maintain your desire to succeed.


Session 4 – Invest quality time in your career

  • Set aside time to proactively manage your career path
  • Discuss how performance review meetings can boost your career prospect
  • Benchmark your progress monthly to ensure you stay on track.

1 hour online video / 2 hour workshop