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Building Your Competencies

In a competitive world driven by changing technologies, changing work practices, changing employer expectations and changing family structures, the definition of career has shifted from a pathway to finding an ideal occupation to the inclusion of the sequence and variety of work roles, paid and unpaid, as well as life roles, leisure activities and learning throughout a lifetime. In this new climate, employers are looking for lifelong learners who exhibit characteristics such as adaptability, flexibility, self-initiative and a collaborative spirit in order to thrive in the workplace. These attributes are also necessary if you want to create work and start your own business.

Career competencies denote the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are required to successfully manage life, learning and work from cradle to grave. Adopting from the Canadian Blueprint for Life/Work Designs, we aim to create learning opportunities for you to develop the following areas of competencies for leading a successful transition into the global community:

Personal Management
Build and maintain a positive self-image
Interact positively and effectively with others
Change and grow throughout life

Learning and Work Exploration
Participate in lifelong learning supportive of career goals
Locate and effectively use career information
Understand the relationship between work, society and the economy

Career Building
Secure/create and maintain work
Make career enhancing decisions
Maintain balanced life and work roles
Understand the changing nature of life and work roles
Understand, engage in and manage the career building process

Schedule of workshops and activities organized by SAO
Student Enrichment Program of SBM
Student Enrichment Program of SSCI
Student Enrichment Program of SENG



Q u i c k   L i n k s
Healthy Lifestyle Course
Counseling & Development Programs
REDBird Award Program
Service-Learning Program
Career Development Program
Internship Learning Scheme