Essential Skills for Career Development
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Learn critical soft skills like learning techniques, effective communication, and creative processes to drive change to help you become invaluable to employers in our free 20-hour online course.Current courses
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“Unfortunately, some people believe that soft skills aren’t that important. However, almost every employer I’ve ever talked to about this disagrees. In a world where job roles are changing rapidly, soft skills will be one of the few constants”
“…resilience, respect, enthusiasm, and creativity [are] just as important as academic or technical skills. In an ever more competitive jobs market, it is such qualities that will give our young talent a head start and also allow existing employees to progress to higher skilled, better paid roles.”
Essential Skills for Career Development is for people who know that to succeed in your career you’ll need to add critical soft skills to your technical abilities.
Developing a Growth Mindset and learning from failure can be two of the most critical things you can do for your career. This module will teach you how to get there.
Learn the best tools and exercises to overcome common productivity blockers and to manage your time to allow for more deep work.
Success in modern, global companies depends on your ability to listen and communicate your work and ideas effectively - both written and in meetings.
Learn to give and receive impactful feedback, work asynchronously in a remote setting, and the best tools and exercises for effective teamwork.
Design thinking is not just for designers. It’s an approach to work and problem-solving that will help you analyze issues and develop the right solutions.
Why should you sign up for this course?
The Re:Coded Inspire Series are self-paced short courses, designed to develop your soft, career, and foundational technical skills. This is what makes these courses great.
- Our curriculum is developed by local experts focusing on the most fundamental you need to master.
- You’ll learn from international experts who will join us for live online sessions during the course.
- Our cohort-based approach helps cultivate a supportive learning community.
- Our courses are generously supported by our donors and are free.
What our students say on...
"I can't thank you enough for this amazing course. If I could, I would publish this course and make it mandatory to be taught in each school in the world."
"I loved how the time invested in this course was totally your own decision. It had amazing content. I didn't think I would benefit much, but I was surprised that unlike other courses this one really had an impact on me."
The course Essential Skills for Career Development has been developed by local experts.
Learning Experience Designer
Rana is a learning designer at Re:Coded and a WISE emerging leader in education with experience building programs that are virtual, community-based, and learner-centered.
Intro to UX/UI Design
Jun 2, 2023
Jun 2, 2023
Intro to UX/UI Design
Oct 6, 2023
Oct 6, 2023
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Admission is free and open to all who fit our selection criteria.
- Youth between 18-34 from and living in the MENA region and Turkey.
- We support gender equality in tech and aim for 50% women in all our courses.
* No prior coding or design skills are required to start our courses.
** All criteria are subject to change, and additional selection criteria might apply depending on program partners.
*** In order to complete this program, you will need access to a computer and a stable internet connection.
The Re:Coded Inspire Series are self-paced short courses (20 hours in 3 weeks), designed to develop your soft, career, and foundational technical skills.
When you look up future skills for work, a lot of things come up around automation. But Essential Skills for Career Development are about going back to what makes us human.
"In a world where reliance on technology is on the rise and where information is abundant, skills like creativity, working in teams, empathy, and self-reflection will be more important than ever."
Go ahead and read the full interview with our course developer Rana Magdy to get her insights into what went into this course and why these skills are critical to your success.
Yes!! Well, almost that is! If you fit the criteria, admission is free and open.
Our vision is to make it possible for anyone, anywhere to join and thrive in the digital economy and our Inspire Series courses are available to a much wider audience than our immersive bootcamps.
There are still some selection criteria that apply such as youth between 18-34 living in the MENA region + Turkey. Some additional criteria might apply to each program, but look for those in the application form when you click to apply.
Once you have submitted the application form, you will receive an email acknowledging we have received your application. Once the application deadline is due, we will begin the selection process and send you an email of acceptance shortly before the cohort begins. Admission is free and open to anyone who fits our selection criteria.
You will do this course in your own time using our LMS (Learning Management System) as this course is self-paced and asynchronous. You won't be alone though. You will start your learning at the same time as everyone else who has been admitted, and you will get an opportunity to join our community and participate in a kick-off event where you will meet the other students.
Throughout the course, there will be live seminars with local or international experts, and you will be put through your paces with discussions, assignments, and quizzes.
Yes, you get a certificate of completion once you complete the course. You will receive this in PDF format and also instructions on how to embed your certificate into your LinkedIn profile.
Well, it is possible to finish the course in less than 3 weeks. However, we highly recommend that you don't rush through the course and take the time to complete it with quality. We recommend that you try and utilize the entire 3 weeks, join the optional seminars, and engage with your classmates.
It’s not mandatory to join the online community events or seminars, however, they are filled with valuable information and allow you to hear from experts and engage with your classmates.
Yes! Like every other program at Re:Coded we are kindly supported by our donors. In the application form, you will see who is supporting your specific course.