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Program Overview

January 2018

Program Kick-Off Webinar
January 18 | Virtual

A live webinar will kick off the program to introduce the program’s Faculty Director, scheduled faculty speakers and fellow participants. The Faculty Director will provide an overview of the program experience and set expectations for engagement. This will lay the foundation for personal development planning activities leading up to the on-campus programming.

Birkman Method Assessment with Career Exploration

The Birkman Career Exploration is designed to give program participants a deeper understanding of themselves and the career options that are the best fit. The Birkman report can help confirm career choices, show alternative career choices and build personal awareness of strengths, motivators and working environments that will help with career success.

Individual Birkman Coaching Session

Program participants will connect with their coach prior to on-campus meetings. This session will provide a review of the Birkman Assessment and how the results impact career planning.

February 2018

Velocity Women’s Leadership Summit
February 9 | UCLA Anderson

Participants will get access to a full day of keynote speakers, panels and networking opportunities at UCLA Anderson’s annual Velocity Women’s Leadership Summit. This year’s theme is Resiliency and will explore topics and issues relevant to women in entrepreneurship, new media, sports, and post C-suite. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Maria Contreras Sweet, Former Head of U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Susanne Daniels, Global Head of Content, YouTube
  • Dr. Susan Love ‘76, Chief Visionary Officer, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

February 10-11 | UCLA Anderson

The CAREER RELAUNCH classroom will offer 1.5 days of learning and networking opportunities with UCLA Anderson’s intellectual capital, our world class faculty, as well as career and industry professionals on a variety of current business and practical career topics.   

    Martha Miller

    Faculty Director, UCLA Anderson Women’s Leadership Institute

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    Terry Kramer

    Adjunct Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management, UCLA Anderson

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    Lori Santikian

    Associate Adjunct Professor; Faculty Director, Fink Center for Finance and Investments

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    Iris Firstenberg

    Adjunct Professor of Psychology, UCLA and Adjunct Professor of Management, UCLA Anderson

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    March - May 2018

    Program participants will complete their CAREER RELAUNCH program with access to:

    • Guided career exploration
    • Self-guided online learning library
    • Career coaching sessions with Alumni Career Services’ David Cooley & Elissa Harris ’00
    • Program Closing Webinar (virtual)

    An in-depth post program analysis will reinforce insights gained, gauge progress and provide tools to meet participants’ re-launch goals.