Managing your Career

Smart career management is all about approaching your career proactively and being able to recognise opportunities to move ahead.

With this short course from Skillsoft, you’ll learn how to assess your current situation and align your career moves with your goals. You’ll be provided with examples of roles that compliment your strengths, and tips on how to deal with professional weaknesses.

The whole course takes just five hours to complete and is delivered entirely online, so you have the flexibility of studying anywhere, any time.

The Managing your Career short course is made up of the following five units:

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Price: $295 AUD

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Career Opportunities

Use this course to get your career on track in any industry.


Skillsoft is an award-winning provider of online learning.





Course length
5 hours
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Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.


Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.


Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

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Start anytime.


Skillsoft is the premier global provider of online IT and project management certification training courses.

If you want to be an expert of a particular software package or project management practice, a Skillsoft course will prepare you completely for the certification exam.

The certifications include Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Six Sigma, PRINCE2 and more.

Skillsoft's award-winning training method combines affordable computer-based training with the personal attention of instructor-led training.

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What you'll learn

You'll learn about:

  • The types of questions you should ask to evaluate your career
  • How to determine your main strengths 
  • Ways to deal with weaknesses
  • The steps involved in developing a career plan
  • Strategies for successful in-house job changes
  • The steps for creating and implementing a promotion plan
  • Strategies you can use to successfully ask for assignments that will advance your career
  • Ways to successfully move on to a different employer to keep your career on track
  • Best practices for establishing a business network
  • Strategies for conversing with new contacts during a networking opportunity
  • Ways to build a successful relationship with your boss
  • How to give feedback to your boss
  • Strategies for maximising the effectiveness of a formal performance appraisal

Course structure

5 units

Creating a plan

This unit guides you through the process of taking stock of your present situation and determining the best way ahead. It starts with taking inventory of your values, interests, skills, and needs. Based on these findings, you can determine your strengths.

Getting on the right track

This unit identifies tips for successfully advancing your career, making lateral moves within an organisation, and ways of successfully moving on to a different employer. This course also focuses on the benefits of having a promotion plan and the creation and implementation of an effective promotion plan.

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  • Enrol in a few steps
  • Receive access to the course by email
  • Support is available as you study

Price: $295 AUD