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Hitting the Target?
<ul><li>Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. </li></ul><ul><li>You get bad breaks from good shots; you get g...
Think about……. <ul><li>Motivations </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Inner Game </...
UHI BA Golf Management Pilot Career Programme
Golf…a mirror of life and career
open the mind of the learners instigate creative, holistic thinking inspire, influence and motivate  personalise get atten...
encourage insight & introspection create memorable images identify problems generate emotion
Rationale <ul><li>Customised </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the use of metaphor </li></ul><ul><li>Personally engaging </li></u...
Key Aims
To help students to begin to clarify career and life aspirations  To inspire and instil confidence in students to achieve ...
To empower students to make positive, personal, self-directed career-related decisions To help students identify and devel...
Learning Objectives At the end of the programme, we hoped students would be able to…………..
Identify their own interests, values, skills and personal qualities in the context of career and life planning Articulate ...
Identify potential traps and hazards in achieving their career goals including self-limiting beliefs Present an outline CV...
Time
Success
Drivers/Ambitions
Traps & Hazards
The Inner Game
Decision Making
 
So far….. <ul><li>How have things been going for you? </li></ul><ul><li>What have you been spending your time doing? </li>...
Think ahead…. <ul><li>What lies up ahead for you? </li></ul><ul><li>How are you feeling about this? </li></ul><ul><li>What...
At the end of the round…. <ul><li>What do you want to have achieved? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you define success? </li></ul>
Failure <ul><li>F    Follow the crowd  </li></ul><ul><li>A   Assume things </li></ul><ul><li>I  Ignore help </li></ul><ul>...
Success <ul><li>S   Select a clear target & strategy </li></ul><ul><li>U   Understand what makes you tick </li></ul><ul><l...
Ambition Balls
Hazards & Traps
Myths & Self-limiting Beliefs <ul><li>One right way </li></ul><ul><li>Only one choice </li></ul><ul><li>Life starts some t...
The game of golf is…. <ul><li>“ 90% mental and  </li></ul><ul><li>10% mental” </li></ul><ul><li>“  you must change your in...
The Inner Game <ul><li>Attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Belief </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment </li></ul>
Career Animals
Visual CV
How did the course go?
fun   and practical
contextualised and fantastic
all relevant
a lot of effort put in to the planning which helped make this a success
very beneficial
very much appreciated
we all took many positives from the sessions and hope more students get such a detailed and course specific experience as ...
Never give up <ul><li>“ I always make a total effort, even when the odds seem entirely against me. I never quit trying; I ...
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  1. 1. Hitting the Target?
  2. 2. <ul><li>Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. </li></ul><ul><li>You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots- but you have to play the ball where it lies. </li></ul><ul><li>Bobby Jones </li></ul>
  3. 3. Think about……. <ul><li>Motivations </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Inner Game </li></ul><ul><li>Techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Shots </li></ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Course Management </li></ul><ul><li>Problems </li></ul>
  4. 4. UHI BA Golf Management Pilot Career Programme
  5. 5. Golf…a mirror of life and career
  6. 6. open the mind of the learners instigate creative, holistic thinking inspire, influence and motivate personalise get attention
  7. 7. encourage insight & introspection create memorable images identify problems generate emotion
  8. 8. Rationale <ul><li>Customised </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the use of metaphor </li></ul><ul><li>Personally engaging </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on sustained employability and lifelong career development </li></ul><ul><li>Founded on the concept of career as lifelong and dynamic </li></ul><ul><li>An exemplar </li></ul>
  9. 9. Key Aims
  10. 10. To help students to begin to clarify career and life aspirations To inspire and instil confidence in students to achieve meaningful career and life goals To relate the concept of “career” to the individual’s interests, aptitudes and needs and their vision of themselves in the context of their future world of work
  11. 11. To empower students to make positive, personal, self-directed career-related decisions To help students identify and develop lifelong career management and sustainable employability skills and attitudes
  12. 12. Learning Objectives At the end of the programme, we hoped students would be able to…………..
  13. 13. Identify their own interests, values, skills and personal qualities in the context of career and life planning Articulate their own decision-making style, definition of success and life/career drivers and goals
  14. 14. Identify potential traps and hazards in achieving their career goals including self-limiting beliefs Present an outline CV and key messages they wish to present to employers
  15. 15. Time
  16. 16. Success
  17. 17. Drivers/Ambitions
  18. 18. Traps & Hazards
  19. 19. The Inner Game
  20. 20. Decision Making
  21. 22. So far….. <ul><li>How have things been going for you? </li></ul><ul><li>What have you been spending your time doing? </li></ul><ul><li>What has worked well- what good shots have you played? </li></ul><ul><li>What hazards have you encountered and how did you deal with them? </li></ul><ul><li>What have you learned? </li></ul>
  22. 23. Think ahead…. <ul><li>What lies up ahead for you? </li></ul><ul><li>How are you feeling about this? </li></ul><ul><li>What traps or problems might be out there? </li></ul><ul><li>What tactics will you adopt? </li></ul><ul><li>Who can help? </li></ul>
  23. 24. At the end of the round…. <ul><li>What do you want to have achieved? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you define success? </li></ul>
  24. 25. Failure <ul><li>F Follow the crowd </li></ul><ul><li>A Assume things </li></ul><ul><li>I Ignore help </li></ul><ul><li>L Lack motivation </li></ul><ul><li>U Undersell yourself </li></ul><ul><li>R React badly to rejection </li></ul><ul><li>E End the process too early </li></ul>
  25. 26. Success <ul><li>S Select a clear target & strategy </li></ul><ul><li>U Understand what makes you tick </li></ul><ul><li>C Create a support community </li></ul><ul><li>C Commit to make things happen </li></ul><ul><li>E Enjoy promoting your abilities </li></ul><ul><li>S Shape your own future </li></ul><ul><li>S Sustain effort over a lifetime </li></ul>
  26. 27. Ambition Balls
  27. 28. Hazards & Traps
  28. 29. Myths & Self-limiting Beliefs <ul><li>One right way </li></ul><ul><li>Only one choice </li></ul><ul><li>Life starts some time in the future </li></ul><ul><li>No way I could get paid to do a job I like </li></ul><ul><li>The path is clear you just need to find it </li></ul><ul><li>Making a mistake is deadly </li></ul><ul><li>Dreams have no bearing </li></ul><ul><li>Quick fixes are possible </li></ul><ul><li>There are no jobs out there </li></ul>
  29. 30. The game of golf is…. <ul><li>“ 90% mental and </li></ul><ul><li>10% mental” </li></ul><ul><li>“ you must change your inner thoughts to change your outcome” </li></ul>
  30. 31. The Inner Game <ul><li>Attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Belief </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment </li></ul>
  31. 32. Career Animals
  32. 33. Visual CV
  33. 34. How did the course go?
  34. 35. fun and practical
  35. 36. contextualised and fantastic
  36. 37. all relevant
  37. 38. a lot of effort put in to the planning which helped make this a success
  38. 39. very beneficial
  39. 40. very much appreciated
  40. 41. we all took many positives from the sessions and hope more students get such a detailed and course specific experience as we did
  41. 42. Never give up <ul><li>“ I always make a total effort, even when the odds seem entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win.” </li></ul><ul><li>Arnold Palmer </li></ul>

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