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Business / Career Development

Successful Career Management in the Corporate World

Guidelines, principles and tools to manage your career, accelerate your path and get promoted faster


Accelerate your corporate career: the mindset of a corporate winner!

This course is your ultimate toolkit for accelerating your career progression at work. It will provide you with guidelines, principles and concrete tools that are based on direct insights from how the corporate world operates in blue chip companies.

By the end of this training, you will have developed or enriched your personal development plan and you will have developed an inspiring career plan.

You will also be equipped with the best tips and techniques on how to engage with leadership and with your managers.

Finally, you will be able to prepare for your next promotion application, building up strong sponsorship and getting ready not just for the next level, but the ones beyond!

Course Structure :

  1. The mindset for success
  2. How promotions work in corporate
  3. Your personal development plan
  4. Building your career plan
  5. Working with your managers
  6. Sitting down with senior stakeholders
  7. When to apply for a promotion
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  • Introduction
    Remember: re-visit the lessons and implement what you learn. This will make you multiply years of experience in months!
  • Preparing Yourself
    The Mindset for Success
    Remember: YOU are in charge of your career development and it is fully up to you to make it work the way you want! What more can you do to add value? How can you go beyond your job description and role accountabilities? What other types of projects or activities could you take part in or initiative yourself?
    How Promotions Work in Corporate
    Remember: YOU are in charge of your career development and it is fully up to you to make it work the way you want! How can you start already doing the job you want to get promoted to right now? What actions are you taking to increase your visibility at the office? How can you bring a piece of your authentic self at work?
  • Taking Action
    Your Personal Development Plan
    Remember: check with your HR department and with you manager to understand what are the existing processes and tools at your company. You learn 70% by doing, 20% through others and 10% through theory. Build your personal development plan accordingly!
    Build Your Career Plan
    Remember: your career plan is composed of 3 sections: 1) your Strengths, 2) your Motivators, 3) your career path. Get more insights on your personal strengths through the Strengthsfinder survey. Create a career plan that is appealing to you and that looks great!
  • Manage Your Network
    Working with Your Managers
    Remember: build solid and trusted partnerships not just with your direct manager, but with all managers. The key question is: "how can you make them shine?"
    Sitting Down with Senior Stakeholders
    Remember: 1) prepare for the session, 2) consult your manager, 3) find out the best way to reach them, 4) get them to talk more than you, 5) finish earlier than planned
  • Integrate and Implement
    When to Apply for a Promotion
    Remember: 1) consult your manager, 2) consult the hiring manager, 3) consult HR, 4) get sponsorship before applying. And go for it!
    Remember: YOU ARE IN CONTROL!


  • Career Development
  • Negotiation
  • Personal Development
  • Persuasive Communications
  • Stakeholder Management

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