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Personal Development Management System

Professional Skills Curriculum

Key details: The Professional Skills Curriculum (PSC) is the University's way of equipping you with essential skills to boost your employability. Individual workshops need to be booked in addition to booking a place on the programme.

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Audience

  • PG research
  • PG taught
  • UG

Programme information

The Professional Skills Curriculum is a programme powered by CEED in conjunction with the Career's Centre and the Students' Association. The PSC and the PSC+ are designed for all students to build skills needed for the modern professional workplace. The programme is self directed and takes the format of a series of weekly seminars and workshops helping you to improve your skills across the board.

Sessions will be delivered by professionals and students, all of whom have extensive real-world experience in the topic of their workshop and will be able to give you the best possible advice.

Begin attending at any point in the year to receive a Passport to Professional Skills and start collecting stamps to confirm your attendance. Booking ahead is not always required. Please see PDMS for details. You are welcome to come along to one, some, or all of the events.

Certification
If you attend eight or more of the sessions and submit a 1,500 word reflective essay to PSC on Moodle, then you will receive a certificate and your achievement will also be added to your transcript.

Please also note, while some of the workshops will be of particular use to society committee members, they are open to anyone to attend and will cover transferrable skills which will hopefully be of use to anyone considering a career in a professional environment.

See PSC or PSC+ or Careers Centre webpages for further information about these programmes, professional development and for how the University can help you unlock your potential.

PSC Courses

95 courses - you have to complete 8 of these.

  • PSC - Assertiveness skills
  • PSC - Being a critical consumer of character science
  • PSC - Being a self-starter: From idea to start up and beyond
  • PSC - Coaching
  • PSC - Confidence and Belief
  • PSC - Cultural Appreciation: Group Working
  • PSC - Cultural Appreciation: Networking
  • PSC - Dealing with transitions
  • PSC - Equality and Diversity Training
  • PSC - Facilitation Skills
  • PSC - Gender and Confidence
  • PSC - Getting Set for Workplace Culture
  • PSC - Linked In
  • PSC - Make a movie on your mobile (advanced)
  • PSC - Make a movie on your mobile (basic)
  • PSC - Making Podcasts
  • PSC - Prezi and other friends: An introduction to PowerPoint alternatives
  • PSC - Resilience: An introduction to going with the flow
  • PSC - Voice Coaching for everyone
  • PSC Applied - Communication
  • PSC Applied - Creativity
  • PSC Applied - Effective Time Management
  • PSC Applied - Followership
  • PSC Applied - Leadership
  • PSC Applied - Planning
  • PSC Applied - Positive Personal Impact
  • PSC Applied - Presentation Skills
  • PSC Applied - Time and Project Management
  • PSC+ Communication - Understanding Human Behaviour Behind Communication: Listening Differently
  • PSC+ Communication - Understanding Human Behaviour Behind Communication: Negotiation, Teamwork and Leadership
  • PSC+ Communication - Understanding Human Behaviour Behind Communication: Negotiations and Challenging Conversations
  • PSC+ Communication - Understanding Human Behaviour Behind Communication: The Predictable
  • PSC+ Communication - Understanding Human Behaviour Behind Communication: The Unique
  • PSC+ Communication - Understanding Human Behaviour Behind Communication: Timing and Influential Language Choice
  • PSC+ Consultancy - Agile Consulting with EY
  • PSC+ Consultancy - Business Case Fundamentals
  • PSC+ Consultancy - Case study session
  • PSC+ Consultancy - Consulting in the New Normal - Panel Speaker Event
  • PSC+ Consultancy - CV & Cover Letter Review
  • PSC+ Consultancy - Facilitation Skills
  • PSC+ Consultancy - Guest Presentation
  • PSC+ Consultancy - Idea trees workshop
  • PSC+ Consultancy - Introduction to Mental Math
  • PSC+ Consultancy - Knowledge sharing, creation and facilitation workshop
  • PSC+ Consultancy - Panel speaker event
  • PSC+ Consultancy - Subconscious Bias
  • PSC+ Enterprise - Changing the world: Do it or ditch it
  • PSC+ Enterprise - Changing the world: Have you got what it takes?
  • PSC+ Enterprise - Changing the World: One idea at a time
  • PSC+ Enterprise - Enterprise is challenging
  • PSC+ Enterprise - Enterprise Showcase
  • PSC+ Enterprise - Enterprising - Me?!
  • PSC+ Investment Banking - CV Tailoring and Interview Skills
  • PSC+ Investment Banking - Excel 1: Basics (Introduction to Excel Formulae and Functions)
  • PSC+ Investment Banking - Excel 2: Excel for Investment Banking (CAPM Model; Modern Portfolio Theory & graphing the optimal portfolio; Merton's Model)
  • PSC+ Investment Banking - Financial Valuation 1: Accounting Principles Crash Course
  • PSC+ Investment Banking - Financial Valuation 2: Excel Crash Course
  • PSC+ Investment Banking - GIG Speaker Series
  • PSC+ Investment Banking - Overview of Opportunities in the Banking Industry
  • PSC+ Investment Banking - Power Point for Investment Banking
  • PSC+ Investment Banking - Teamworking
  • PSC+ IT Power Hour: Chart Basics in Excel
  • PSC+ IT Power Hour: Style Formatting in Word
  • PSC+ IT Skills - Apps for learning
  • PSC+ IT Skills - Essential skills for web communication
  • PSC+ IT Skills - Information Overload
  • PSC+ IT Skills - Power Hour: Infographics in PowerPoint
  • PSC+ IT Skills - Your Digital Professional Footprint
  • PSC+ Negotiation - Communication
  • PSC+ Negotiation - Mediation 1
  • PSC+ Negotiation - Mediation 2
  • PSC+ Negotiation - Mediation 3
  • PSC+ Negotiation - Negotiation 1
  • PSC+ Negotiation - Negotiation 2
  • PSC+ Negotiation - Negotiation 3
  • PSC+ Negotiation - Persuasion and Negotiation
  • PSC+ Organisational Psychology - Career Choice and Decision Making
  • PSC+ Organisational Psychology - Case Study 1
  • PSC+ Organisational Psychology - Case Study 2
  • PSC+ Organisational Psychology - Case Study 3
  • PSC+ Organisational Psychology - Developing wellbeing for the workplace
  • PSC+ Organisational Psychology - Leadership Academy
  • PSC+ Organisational Psychology - Managing Change
  • PSC+ Organisational Psychology - Psychometric Assessment
  • PSC+ Organisational Psychology - Understanding your personality in the workplace
  • PSC+ Resilience - Applications of the Beckhard Harris Change Equation
  • PSC+ Resilience - Difference and resistance as drivers for innovation
  • PSC+ Resilience - Introductory Session: Self Awareness 1
  • PSC+ Resilience - Self Awareness 2
  • PSC+ Resilience - Surfing the urge in creative conversations
  • PSC+ Teaching - Designing a tutorial
  • PSC+ Teaching - Diversity and inclusion in teaching
  • PSC+ Teaching - The mechanics of learning
  • PSC+ Teaching - Working with School Pupils: Primary
  • PSC+ Teaching - Working with School Pupils: Secondary

Programme organiser

CEED
Email: ceed@st-andrews.ac.uk