|Expand work-force development classes||Billw@projectAcademy.org|
a Massachusetts 501(
C ) 3 non-profit
corporation dedicated to supporting students,
dropouts and other workers to learn skills that will help them succeed in a career or additional
schooling (college and career readiness (CCR ))
|Begin the process of re-entering the work-force|
1. We will change careers equally as jobs.
2. Life-skills are transferable between careers/jobs
3. Think of yourself as in your own business. … Your boss is your customer.
4. Problems are opportunities … the bigger the problem the bigger the opportunity. Vinod Khosla
5. Use the engineering mind-set to focus on all the activities around your normal position.
6. Learn from your errors … They are learning tools
7. Be a lifelong learner … Have fun at it.
Proposed Outline of this program
1. Do an ice-breaker to get to know your team mates, Discuss Brain Plasticity
2. Begin the team process, Define the team's culture
3 What skills are companies looking for?
4. What is ownership mind set?
5.Discuss and begin to build your brand, What skills do I need?
6. Build a business concept as a team with an ownership mind set (learning problem-solving skills)
7. What company did we create and what skills are included, Did we use the thoughts of the Cultural Engineering Mindset?
8. Create elevator pitch
9. Set-up your networking and job finding process
10. Reflex and integrate what you have done, Celebrate
|Class schedule and
Up Skills needed;
|Social & Emotional learning||Adaptability||Creative & Critical Thinking|
|Persuasion||Relationship mastertry||Deal with complexity|
|Project understanding & Management||Use of Business tools||Team work|
|Problem solving||Understanding the business world||Make things better than you found it|
|Working as a team||See Web page|
|Ownership Mindset||Students are shown how to be an owner of their own business; what’s involved with their customers, suppliers and staff. Thinking like an owner allows you to interface and understand your boss and constantly improving your skills.|
|Uniqueness of our program||Open|
|The bigger the problem, the bigger the opportunity” (Vinod Khosla).||Open|
|Project Academy Culture||Open|
|From our experiences in business & education, we have created a curriculum that sifted out the manual part of work and created thinking employees with unique mindset thinking and life-skills to be productive in your organization. These are the people that AI will be difficult to replace.|
|Branding Mindset||File Why you are unique|
|Elevator Pitch||File Short presentation of key items that you did|
|Mapping our thoughts||File Information gathering plus how they are connected|
|Customer and process||The Agenda, Mike Hammer|
|Thoughts of an organization||Dr. Deming 14 points|
|Life-Skills that you bring to the Job||File|
|Cultural Engineering Mindset||File|
|Character values||File Review of the soft skills & character development|
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