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Transferable Skills<br />Submitted by<br />Kamlendrakumarverma<br />Pondicherry university<br />(DMS,MBA 1st year)<br />
Transferable Skills<br />Your Key to a Bright Future<br />with Any Major<br />
What is a Transferable Skill?<br />Transferable skills can be developed in any<br />college major but are often highlighte...
Can you think of othertransferable skills?<br />Take a moment and write a few<br />down.<br />Which ones do you most enjoy...
Here are some additional ideas<br /><ul><li>Team building skills
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Communication skills
Public Speaking skills
Human relations skills
Computer skill</li></li></ul><li>• Teaching skills• Creativity skills• Analysis and Decision-making    skills• Problem sol...
Do All Majors Give you Skills?<br />• College majors give<br />you opportunities to<br />build skills.<br />• YOU determin...
How do Skills relate toyour career?<br />If you have the skills that show “potential”<br />your major is less important.<b...
Changing your mind<br />• Although you could<br />teach…<br />• You may want to do<br />something else later<br />• Maybe ...
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Transferable Skills

  1. 1. Transferable Skills<br />Submitted by<br />Kamlendrakumarverma<br />Pondicherry university<br />(DMS,MBA 1st year)<br />
  2. 2. Transferable Skills<br />Your Key to a Bright Future<br />with Any Major<br />
  3. 3. What is a Transferable Skill?<br />Transferable skills can be developed in any<br />college major but are often highlighted in<br />liberal arts majors<br />• These are skills that transfer across<br />situations<br />• Examples include: organizational skills,<br />communication skills, research skills.<br />
  4. 4. Can you think of othertransferable skills?<br />Take a moment and write a few<br />down.<br />Which ones do you most enjoy using?<br />
  5. 5. Here are some additional ideas<br /><ul><li>Team building skills
  6. 6. Written
  7. 7. Communication skills
  8. 8. Public Speaking skills
  9. 9. Human relations skills
  10. 10. Computer skill</li></li></ul><li>• Teaching skills• Creativity skills• Analysis and Decision-making skills• Problem solving skills• Time management skills<br />
  11. 11. Do All Majors Give you Skills?<br />• College majors give<br />you opportunities to<br />build skills.<br />• YOU determine<br />whether you develop a<br />skill by the effort you<br />expend.<br />
  12. 12. How do Skills relate toyour career?<br />If you have the skills that show “potential”<br />your major is less important.<br />• Some careers do require a major, and some<br />require graduate or professional school ---<br />but sometimes you can learn on the job.<br />
  13. 13. Changing your mind<br />• Although you could<br />teach…<br />• You may want to do<br />something else later<br />• Maybe you’ll become<br />a stock broker, or a<br />corporate trainer, or<br />work in social<br />services.<br />
  14. 14. Perhaps you want to work in abusiness setting<br />• You may take some<br />business classes on the<br />side<br />• You might get some<br />work experience in a<br />business setting<br />• You may recognize<br />areas of business that<br />capitalize on your<br />transferable skills<br />
  15. 15. Transferable skills are thestarting point<br />The Employer may teach you some of the<br />“content” skills related to the setting or<br />specific position…..but if you bring strong<br />transferable skills you bring a lot of<br />flexible potential<br />
  16. 16. Transferable skills link to careers<br />Written communication and interpersonal<br />skills might be helpful in public relations<br />• Problem solving, critical thinking, human<br />relations and leadership skills might be<br />helpful in a managerial position<br />

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