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Skills and Attributes for Career Success

Many of the skills and attributes of successful entrepreneurs have been highlighted as also being essential characteristics of employees in the modern workplace and critical to driving business growth. As such, graduates who think creatively and can be leaders and innovators in an ever-changing global work environment are sought after by employers.

Skills and Attributes for Career Success: Developing an Enterprising Mindset is a program of eight courses that will equip students to understand these elements:

  • Introduction to key skills and attributes
  • Creative and innovative thinking
  • Leadership skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Communication and networking
  • Negotiation skills
  • Effective planning

Using in curriculum

  • Courses can be undertaken individually, according to your curriculum requirements.
  • The entire program can be completed in under nine hours.
  • Either a blended learning or online approach can be utilised with an Instructor Manual providing examples of rubrics and learning portfolios.
  • Each course is assessed via a quiz that is graded within the Epigeum website – no requirement to load quizzes into LearnJCU.
  • A pdf certificate is generated on completion of each course as verification. Certificates detail student name, course title, percentage score, date completed, and a verifiable certificate number.

For more detail, please see the Implementation Guide.

How to register:

  1. Click on the button above to go to Skills and Attributes for Career Success website
  2. Click ‘Create an account’ (top right)
  3. Complete the registration process using your JCU email address
  4. You’ll then receive a confirmation email at your JCU email address. Click ‘Verify’ in the email, and you’ll be able to start using the program

The link above is exclusively for JCU students, staff and alumni. You must access the program via this link to receive the free log in.