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Career and professional development / leadership

The UT wants to facilitate employees in continuous development, so that they can take ownership of their professional development and career. Employees with a broad knowledge who are capable of performing a variety of tasks are able to get the most out of themselves and their work and have less difficulty fulfilling another position, be it inside or outside their present organization. It is up to both the member of staff's superior and the HR department to provide the employee with optimum support in working on their career development. The Career Development Centre has a wide range of programmes and activities on offer to help, including:

  • Coaching
  • Scans & Assessments
  • Career Counselling
  • Internships
  • Training Programmes
  • Job Application Counselling

The Career Development Centre also provides support and advice for individual problems and tailor-made programmes and maintains good contacts with many other major employers in the region. For more information see the my career website.

Leadership development

Managing is a profession that requires all manner of skills: you need to be able to formulate a vision, collaborate, motivate, coach, innovate and do business. As a manager, you support the professionals in your team to achieve the desired results and in the advancement of their professional development. Strong leadership means that you provide energy and direction to people and processes even in the face of resistance.

The UT finds it important to continue to invest in the development of this leadership within the organization. The Centre for Training & Development offers various courses and training programmes for managers. You can also visit the above website if you would like to learn more about individual executive coaching.

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