In this session our internal Career Counsellor welcomes the batch and prepares them to have a clear vision and understanding of the program. Information about the login access, course of study, timelines, reading material, tests, case studies and much more is shared during this session.
After the orientation session, individuals are given access to these modules spread across 25 Hours.
Overview of Career Counseling in India, Scope and Why Guidance is importantModule 1
A sneak peek into what the Global Career Counsellor program is all about and a deep dive into the various world curricula like IB, Cambridge, CBSE, ICSE etc. are detailed in the first module. It encompasses the assessment patterns, subjects offered and future prospects of all the popular national and international curricula.
Introduction to courses in Social Sciences and HumanitiesModule 2
This module takes an in-depth look at the various careers that students can take up with humanities stream and what are some of the top professions and colleges that students can consider. It also gives a good glimpse into the various emerging courses that are gaining popularity.
Introduction to ArtsModule 3
Art & Design is a broad field with a wide array of disciplines and careers. This module will dive into the various career options available along with the entry criteria, admission procedure, tuition details and top colleges for degrees and professional courses in Fashion, Graphic & Industrial Design.
Introduction to Commerce CoursesModule 4
The commerce stream is brimming with career opportunities that scale huge pay cheques. This module will dive into the various career options available along with the entry criteria, admission procedure, tuition details and top colleges for business degrees, along with information about professional courses like CA, ACCA and CS.
Introduction to STEM & Non-STEM CoursesModule 5
While Science, Technology, Engineering, Management (STEM) and Non-STEM courses are largely American concepts, this module aims to understand the concept in an Indian context. Various courses like medicine, paramedical, mathematics, B.Sc. degrees, engineering branches etc. are clubbed under this umbrella
Introduction to Careers in Armed ForcesModule 6
A career in the Indian Armed Forces is completely different from the rest of the other career options. It is not simply a job but a service to the Nation and to mankind also. Since careers in armed forces can only be taken by the citizens of the country, this module only talks about India. It covers careers and courses for the Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy. Whether an officer, soldier, a technical assistant, a clerk, tradesman or a cartographer in the Indian Armed Forces, most people join because of patriotism and believe in the idea of love and serving the Nation.
Studying in USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore & GermanyModule 7
The admission procedures, tests required and the process flow is very different when it comes to colleges abroad. This module aims to delve into each country's admission procedures and offers tips and tricks to follow for increased admission chances.
Introduction to Visa ProcessesModule 8
This module dives into the Visa Processes for admissions in India, Canada, USA, UK, Australia and many other countries.
Exploring Counselling Support ToolsModule 9
Questions like how to become a career counsellor and the theories of career counselling are covered in this module. Individuals will also explore the counselling tools on Univariety portal along with the use of psychometric tests and how to analyse the report to guide students. This module also talks about the possibilities of becoming an entrepreneur and starting a counselling practice from scratch.
This session provides lessons on counselling skills and parent interactions for future counsellors. The session focuses on delivering best-practices for counsellors while counselling and interacting with parents and students.
Spread across 15 Hours of learning, these modules are designed to enhance an individual's conceptual knowledge and provide practical exposure.
College Counselling Techniques & Best PracticesModule 10
Introduction to career & college counselling
Various techniques used by top counsellors
Case Study #1: How to match students with relevant colleges through research
Case Study #2: Which students are the right fit for a technical college and which are the right fit for a liberal arts college?
Managing Student Parent ExpectationsModule 11
Understanding the stated & unstated expectations of a student
Understanding the expectations of a parent and getting them to think holistically
Case Study #1: Student is having trouble verbalizing why he wants to study engineering other than because his parents want him to.
Case Study #2: A family applied to all top colleges without knowledge of the counsellor, now wants the help of the counsellor to create a backup plan. Importance of creating a backup plan from the start.
Challenges in College CounsellingModule 12
Types of challenges and how to overcome them
Need to understand seriousness of student towards a goal by looking at past actions & accomplishments
Case Study #1: Counsellor gave student college admissions advice which contradicts the parents' advice
Case Study #2: Parents want students to apply only to top colleges anywhere in the world even though students are underqualified to get into any of them.
Creating Effective Counselling SessionsModule 13
Making a counselling session interactive rather than just one-way communication
What measures indicate that a counselling session has been effective
Case Study #1: Student can't decide between a specialized small college vs. a large traditional university to apply to
Case Study #2: Student wants to leave India for college, but his parents want him to stay close to home and attend local university
Counselling 9th & 10th gradersModule 14
How do you drive seriousness towards career & college preparation
Counselling students that are undecided about most things
Case Study #1: Helping a 9th grader choose the right subjects to make his profile appealing when he applies to college
Case Study #2: Helping a 10th grader pick the best extracurricular activity in which to participate, on the basis of activities that are truly valued by top universities
Counselling 11th & 12th graders on How to Find their College MajorModule 15
Differentiating between a hobby or interest and a career option
How can a student create an initial hypothesis of what he wants to do and then test it
Case Study #1: Jack wants to study acting, but his parents want him to study science
Case Study #2: Helping a senior choose between two universities in different locations with different types of majors
Factors for Students to Consider when Deciding Where to Apply to CollegeModule 16
Rank, campus quality, faculty, location, job placement records, cost, scholarships etc.
How to balance out rank of college vs. interest in the course being offered
Case Study #1: Best questions to ask 10th & 11th graders who are beginning the college search process
Case Study #2: Best ways to research colleges using technology & search tools
Factors for Students to Consider when Deciding Where to Attend CollegeModule 17
Which factors finally matter once you have a few options in front of you
Innovative ways of researching the colleges before deciding
Case Study #1: Best practices for advising a student on picking a college to attend
Case Study #2: Student asks counsellor for help in picking between two colleges to attend
Psychometric Tests & Assessments like MBTI, Multiple Intelligence (MI), etc.Module 18
Theory behind psychometric tests, where they work and where they don't
Different types of test methodologies with a drill-down into MBTI & MI
Case Study #1: How do you interpret the results from both types of psychometric tests
Case Study #2: Dealing with a situation where the test result is grossly different from what the student / parent wants to do
Comprehensive modules by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects.
This kind of learning gives access to 5 types of student-counsellor calls and helps the candidate in understanding how to solve real-world problems. Case Study based learning boosts certain skills like observation, analytical thinking, solution providing, and much more. This activity prepares individuals to move smoothly to upcoming counselling modules.
Upon completion of all 18 modules, one gets access to samples of 8 types of Psychometric Assessments which Univariety uses to counsel students. These assessments help counsellors in analyzing and measuring the outcomes to guide students towards the right career path. Counsellors can purchase these tests from Univariety at a nominal cost to help their clients.
The Global Career Counsellor program in India is praised for conducting world-class workshops and events (physical and online). Upon completion of the stages mentioned above, an individual is invited to an online/offline workshop to meet, network, experience the industry. Exposure to the latest guidance programs and products. Sessions by industry experts on various counselling and education trends.
The Global Career Counsellor program offers concentrated specializations for individuals who want to add it to their skillset or services. Choosing a specialization is optional.
Career planning and college admissions are critical points in a student's journey. This specialization is focused on helping counsellors understand the core areas of overseas admissions directly from industry leaders.
Top universities look for a holistic student profile before granting admission. This specialization helps counsellors understand the various aspects of admissions to leading universities with regards to:
We celebrate your moment of accomplishment together! Once the entire course modules, assessments, case studies are completed, individuals are invited to a graduation ceremony. Upon completing the program candidates receive a record of participation from UCLA Extension and Green Belt Certification from Univariety. The convocation is conducted batch-wise and is organized by Univariety and the Global Career Counsellor Program. The event comprises speeches by industry leaders and alumni of the course, followed by certificate distribution.Watch Video
Learn from the experts in the Career Counselling field
Over 18 years of experience in the student counselling, Sangeetha has worked in various organizations across the globe. She is an alumna of Trinity Western University, Canada with a Masters in Counselling. She served as the Head of Department - Career Counselling at Kodaikanal International School, which is India’s first IB school. Sangeetha has conducted more than 500 workshops and seminars in education and counselling. She’s an expert in counselling students & parents.
For the last 17 years, Jennifer has guided hundreds of students through the college admission process. She has placed students at over 500 colleges and universities both in the US and abroad. Jennifer was awarded the Distinguished Instructor of the Year in Education award at UC Irvine (2017) and UCLA (2018). Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine, and a Master’s degree in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Head of Development and Recognition, Asia Pacific at the IBO (Curriculum Expert – International Baccalaureate)
Principal, Ahlcon International School, Delhi (Curriculum Expert – CBSE & ICSE)
Asst Manager, Guidance & Solutions - Univariety
Manager, Guidance & Solutions - Univariety
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Every Global Career Counsellor receives job alerts related to the industry as per vacancies and expectations. The team also provides utmost guidance and support to candidates during their job-application process.
I feel the knowledge I have gained through Global Career Counsellor program will immensely help me guide my students to success.
For all passionate Counsellors, the Global Career Counsellor program is an added feather in the cap!
Global Career Counsellor program is specifically designed to empower counsellors for this unique metamorphosis. Modules are supplemented with videos and web links which make this study more lucid and enjoyable. It also provides you with an opportunity to start your own career counselling cell. I highly recommend this program.
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I have been in the counselling industry since the beginning. To validate my experience in this field I chose the Global Career Counsellor program. The course content is brilliant and the best part is not just the course, the team also sends industry updates every week to keep us informed.