Career Development Series

Elevate your career.

Now is the time to take your career to the next level.

WLI’s Career Development Series will help you develop relevant skills and career strategies to improve your future possibilities.

Beginning in January 2020, join us once a month for four hours over lunch and learn from highly qualified experts on relevant topics like transferable skill development, mentorship, leadership strategies, maximizing your potential and implicit bias.

In the CDS, you will maximize your career choices, increase your network of colleagues and mentors, as well as learn from experts through our specific career development curriculum. As a bonus, all series participants will get their own Portfolium account to easily build a digital portfolio in order to support resume and career growth.

The career development curriculum is supplemented with BRIDGE, a state-of-the-art online learning portal, encouraging learning throughout the entire 8-month series. In addition, the sessions are hosted by some of Utah’s most innovative organizations, offering a peek at various companies and occupations.

The CDS is perfect for the mid to upper-level female employee ready to move upThe cost of the series is a reasonable $995 for eight sessions, including an end-of-session celebration in August of 2020.

Eight Months of Career Development Training

Defining Your Career

Wednesday,
January 8, 2020
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
2:00 pm: optional tour 

Instructure
6330 S 3000 E #700
Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121

People Management

Wednesday,
February 12, 2020

10:00 am to 2:00 pm
2:00 pm: optional tour 

Utah Valley University
Bingham Gallery
800 W University Pkwy, Orem, UT  84058

Navigating Gender Bias

Wednesday,
March 11,  2020

10:00 am to 2:00 pm
2:00 pm: optional tour 

Rio Tinto
4700 W Daybreak Pkwy, South Jordan, UT
84009

Your Transferable Skills

Wednesday,
April 8, 2020

10:00 am to 2:00 pm
2:00 pm: optional tour 

Dominion Energy
1140 W. 200 S.
Salt Lake City, UT
84104

Leadership & Trust

Wednesday,
May 13, 2020

10:00 am to 2:00 pm
2:00 pm: optional tour

FranklinCovey
2200 Parkway Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT
84119

Maximizing Potential

Wednesday
June 10, 2020

10:00 am to 2:00 pm
2:00 pm: optional tour

Adobe
3900 Adobe Way
Lehi, UT
84043

Boards & Sales Success

Wednesday
July 8, 2020
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
2:00 pm: optional tour

Gomez Financial
6440 Wasatch Blvd E.
Salt Lake City, UT
84121

Graduation Event

Wednesday
August 12, 2020
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
2:00 pm: optional tour

Summit Vista
3390 W Signal Peak Dr.
Taylorsville, UT
84129

 

Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Cohort

Please click the button below to submit an application. Due to the nature of this high-level training, space in the Career Development Series is limited. Accepted applicants will be notified by December 1, 2019.

Long-term Benefits & Lasting Value

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Key job factors specific to you and how to plan a successful career path
  • How to improve transferable skills and apply them to new roles
  • Ways to implement successful mentorship
  • How to build high-trust relationships
  • Ideas to maximize potential and deliver a strong personal brand
  • How to overcome the ‘imposter syndrome’
  • Specific strategies to rise to senior level
  • How to present to a corporate board
  • Dealing with unconscious and implicit bias
  • Ways men and women can successfully work together

“The Career Development Series allowed me to build my network and community of women leaders. This program increased my perspective of what it means to be a woman in leadership. CDS definitely helped me increase my leadership skills and resources.

Seraphine Kapsandoy PhD, RN

Chief Clinical Information Officer/AVP, Intermountain Healthcare

ADDED VALUE:

  • Cohort of like-minded women
  • Tour eight of Utah’s most innovative organizations
  • Online learning portal, encouraging learning throughout the series
  • Networking and mentoring opportunities
  • Lunch always included
  • BONUS: Learn, Build, and Use your own digital portfolio through Portfolium
  • BONUS:  Portfolium Online Hosting Package

Program Costs: $995

“The Career Development Series was like an executive leadership course designed especially for women. It included valuable skills training along with balanced but factual information about the career landscape for women in Utah. This is a ‘must’ series for those seeking to improve in their careers.”

Shelley Goodell

Vice President of E-Commerce and Guest Services, Megaplex Theatres

Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Cohort

Please click the button below to submit an application. Due to the nature of this high-level training, space in the Career Development Series is limited. Accepted applicants will be notified by December 1, 2019.