MWB-OD Career Accelerator

In partnership with:

 

Career Accelerator

Are you seeking innovative and effective ways to learn, thrive and succeed in your personal and professional life?

This program is for you.

This is a 4-day immersive professional development and career guidance program to prepare and position you for the global workplace

September 10 – 13, 2020 | Online

The MWB-OD Career Accelerator provides tools, resources and processes for students and professionals to identify and communicate academic and career interests, and transferable skills for personal and professional development.

Participants will explore their interests and skills, translate their current experiences into diverse careers, and initiate a strategic action plan to develop professional connections. Participants will work out their own ideas in conversation with other cohorts. 

The program features unique workshops, case studies, mentoring, simulation exercises, group discussions and skills-based training.

To empower students and young professionals to discover and pursue a path to a fulfilling career, so they can make their own unique marks on the world.

Recognizing that academic success and career development is a life-long process, the mission of MWB-OD is to educate, empower, encourage, elevate and engage high-impact youth in meaningful ways as they explore and further understand themselves and career options, gain valuable experience, develop as professionals, and launch their career plans.

We teach motivated students and professionals how to harness their inner strengths to maximize their zone of brilliance and career potential to achieve personal and professional growth.

We offer tools, products, and resources that are tailored to your specific needs in a learner-centered and empathy-driven learning environment.

Our Pillars

BUILD

Build skills through training built on a foundation of industry wisdom, lived experiences and skills management insights.

ACCESS

Access relevant tools and resources required for both personal and career development.

ACHIEVE

Achieve your career goals through our action-oriented program.

Who is it for?

This program is ideal for post-secondary students, recent graduates and young professionals, who are interested in exploring career pathways that meet the ever-changing future of work and industry 4.0.

Program Tracks

College to Career

For students or recent graduates seeking general preparation for their job search or career transition.

Graduate Degree Preparation

For students who intend to directly pursue a master’s or doctorate degree.

Design Thinking

For participants who want to explore self, gain experience that matters, develop critical skills and launch their career plans.

Information Literacy & Innovation

For those looking for effective ways to identify, retrieve, organize, and analyze relevant information required for their professional development.

Why join?

If you’re unsure of your next professional steps, feel you’re lacking opportunities to advance into a more challenging senior role, or looking to grow your network and learn from industry experts, you’re in the right place.

Program Coordinators

Brenda Okorogba

Founder, Momentswithbren

An award winning Program Design and Evaluation Consultant, Grant Writer, Student Success Coach and Experiential Learning Facilitator with 6 years experience in facilitating and supporting cross-functional activities required to achieve the planned objectives. 

Grace Ihejiamaizu

Founder, Opportunity Desk

An award-winning Social Entrepreneur, Personal and Career Development Educator and Opportunity Curator with 10 years experience in facilitating access to quality education and opportunities for all. Grace is a University Lecturer and author of the best selling book:
Go Global with Opportunities.

FAQs

Answered

This is an immersive professional development and career guidance program to prepare and position you for the global workplace. It is an opportunity for you to build skills, access tools, and achieve your goals for a successful academic and career life.

This program is ideal for post-secondary students, recent graduates and young professionals, who are interested in exploring career pathways that meet the ever-changing future of work and industry 4.0.

  • Be based anywhere in the world
  • Be at least 18 years to participate
  • Be at the beginning of your career or in Higher or Further Education.
  • Have access to the internet
  • Be willing to commit fully to the five online training and participate in all activities

A tuition fee of 100 USD is charged for the 4-day workshop. The fee covers tuition, course material and access to the full benefits of the program.

Registration cancellations received prior to the program start date may be eligible to receive a full refund. The participant or card holder must make the refund request 5 days before the start date of the program. Registration cancellations received on or after the program or web conferencing workshop start date will not be eligible for a refund.

MWBOD may be able to support requests to move participants to a workshop with a different start date. Requests to reschedule the start date for a workshop/course must be received prior to the start date of the session. Individuals requesting to reschedule on or after the start date will have to register for a later session with an additional workshop or course fee.

The program will take place virtually from September 10 – 13, 2020.

MWB-OD Career Accelerator will run four major tracks in 4 days on virtual learning spaces like Zoom, Google Jamboard and Classroom, and mural.com for interactive learning.

MWBOD is not responsible for the inability of any participant to participate due to technical issues beyond our control. Participants are encouraged to conduct a technical and sound check at least one 30mins prior to the scheduled start time of the web conference workshop on the computer or mobile phone that will be used for the workshop. Instructions for participation in the web conference workshop and completion of a technical check are sent via email upon registration and again prior to the start of the web conference workshop.

To apply, complete the online application form. Only applicants who submit a complete application with payment will be confirmed. Applications close on September 4, 2020 at 11:59pm WAT

What people are saying

It has been nothing short of informative, educative, insightful, mind blowing and mind opening. So much knowledge. Each day comes with its own toold and resources for better equipping of participants. This is such a defining moment in my life and I am glad.
- Moyosade Ade, Nigeria
This has been the best career. professional and personal development training I have ever taken and definitely the best around. I wish this could keep going on and on.
- Sanusi Kehinde, Nigeria
I wanted to thank you for all you do. I used your CV and LinkedIn review service and I went from struggling to even get a call back to turning down interviews and job offers. I am now settled into my new role and think I wouldn't be here without your help.
- Client from England, UK
I am so glad that you took out time to coach and re-educate me, making me realize my strengths, weaknesses and opportunities yet to be explored. I really appreciate.
- Thelma Adaeze, Oman

Are you ready to learn advanced skills, jump into a stable career, and become a leader?

Deadline: Monday, September 4, 2020 at 11:59pm WAT
Deadline: June 15,020 at 11:59pm WA4