Introduction

Participants complete a self-paced online learning module (three to four hours of learning time), followed by a one-on-one coaching session with an experienced mentor to discuss takeaways from the module and how to prepare for their next career move.

Objectives

Objectives: 

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyse a vacancy announcement and assess coherence with your profile and experience;
  • Prepare and fine-tune your personal history form or P11 to highlight specific aspects of your work and facilitate understanding of your expertise and experience;
  • Plan for a competency-based interview and use the highly effective STAR model to better articulate your experience and expertise.

Course Methodology

Course Methodology: 

This programme follows learner-centered design principles, and applies adult learning, such as case-based learning, simulation-based learning, reflection and social learning.

The online phase is self-paced. Participants start at any time and complete activities within two months to receive a certificate.

When participants have completed all the online activities, a one-to-one coaching/mentoring session is scheduled with an experienced mentor. A final certificate of completion will be issued.

This module is part of UNSSC’s Blue Line learning platform. Upon completion of this module, participants can sign up and access the Extended E-Certificate on Leadership and Management or other existing e-learning paths in Blueline. In case of interest, please contact emc@unssc.org for further information.

Course Contents

Course Contents: 
  • UN selection system
  • UN competency framework
  • CBI principle and practices.
  • Before, during and after the interview
  • Building rapport and communicating through non-verbal language.

Target Audience

Target Audience: 

All UN personnel (professional and general service staff), at headquarters and field locations.

Cost of participation

Cost of participation: 

The programme fee for individual participants is $750, which includes online learning and a one-to-one mentoring session.

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