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Springboard: Employability Workshops

HEAR Logo 2015-10-06 18.44.46Springboard is a series of workshops with a focus on a broad aspect of employability skills. The programme of workshops have been developed with teams from across the university in consultation with current students.

The programme is open to all DMU students, you can attend as many or as few as you like; however, for those who attend two or more workshops - you will receive an invitation later in the year to attend a Team Building event at Leicester Outdoor Pursuit Centre.

For a full programme of the workshops on offer (confirmed and planned) please see below.

Team Building Event at Leicester Outdoor Pursuit

Those students who attend two or more of the workshops may be invited to an outdoor pursuits event at the Leicester Outdoor Pursuit centre. We are planning for this activity to take place in late April/May.

Working as team and understanding team dynamics is a key skill to have when looking for graduate level jobs. This afternoon of hands on activities aims to encourage groups to communicate better, co-operate with each other, trust and support each other. All significant factors in effective teamwork.

Workshops already delivered this year

  • Effective Goal Setting - 19 October
  • Developing Emotional Intelligence - 2 November
  • How to Improve Employability Skills - 23 November
  • Resilience - 7 December
  • Confidence Building for Personal and Professional Development - 11 January
  • Verbal Presentation Skills - 25 January
  • Overcoming Anxiety About Exams - 8 February
  • Interview with Confidence - 22 February

We are currently planning some workshops for the academic year 2017/18, more information to follow.

Contact us

For more information about the Springboard workshops please contact us at transitions@dmu.ac.uk or on (0116) 257 7872

 
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