Positioning Yourself for a Management Role
The objective of this lesson is to help students explore potential career paths, identify the skills and experiences required for a managerial role, and create a plan for career advancement.
Career Planning: Positioning Yourself for a Management Role
Objective: The objective of this lesson is to help students explore potential career paths, identify the skills and experiences required for a managerial role, and create a plan for career advancement. Instructions:
- Job Selection: Students should choose a job that they would like to have and work as a manager in. The job could be in any field or industry, but it should be something that they are passionate about.
- Research: Students should research the job requirements and skills necessary to be successful in the role. They should also research the typical career path for someone in that role and identify potential promotion opportunities.
- Presentation: Students should create a 10-slide presentation outlining the steps they would take to get the job and position themselves for a promotion. The presentation should include the following:
- Job Description: A brief description of the job and the responsibilities associated with it.
- Required Skills: A list of the skills required for the job and how the student plans to develop those skills.
- Education and Training: The education and training required for the job and how the student plans to obtain those qualifications.
- Career Path: A description of the typical career path for someone in the job and how the student plans to advance within the organization.
- Promotion Opportunities: A description of potential promotion opportunities and how the student plans to position themselves for a promotion.
- Personal Development: A plan for personal development, including any extracurricular activities, volunteering, or internships that will help the student gain experience and develop the necessary skills.
- Networking: A plan for networking and building professional relationships in the field or industry.
- Conclusion: A summary of the presentation and the student's commitment to pursuing the career path.
- Presentation Delivery: Students will present their findings to the class in a 5-10 minute presentation. The presentation should be engaging, well-organized, and demonstrate a clear understanding of the career path.
Optional Grading Rubric:
- Job Selection (10 points): The chosen job should be relevant to the student's interests and career goals.
- Research (30 points): The research should be thorough, accurate, and demonstrate a clear understanding of the job requirements and career path.
- Presentation (40 points): The presentation should be well-organized, visually appealing, and demonstrate a clear plan for career advancement.
- Delivery (20 points): The presentation should be engaging, professional, and demonstrate a clear understanding of the career path.
Note: Plagiarism will not be tolerated, and any instances of plagiarism will result in a failing grade.
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