Project Management Institute

Build Your Career Toolkit

Introducing the Build Your Career Toolkit, a professional development collection! This series includes three 45-minute presentations that will help individuals just starting their career journey, or those looking to reinvent and reinvigorate their professional brand. This series is available on demand through 3 June 2021 and is available for US$150.

Session #1. Building Your Professional Brand: What is Your Value Proposition?

Looking to stand out from the crowd of resumes and interviews? In this presentation we’ll take a look at how you can focus your messaging and stand out from all the rest.

Instructor: Courtney Stanley

Courtney Stanley

Session #2. Create Your Career Journey

Have you ever taken a look at your career path like a journey? Let’s take a look at how you can create an actionable ‘flight’ plan for your career journey by identifying your core skills, setting your priorities, and creating goals to help your career to get from your origin city - point A - to your dream destination - point B.

Instructor: Dahlia El Gazzar

Session #3. Top Tips, Interview Like a Pro

Now that you secured that interview, let’s talk about how to prepare for it. Build a to-do list with these top tips to ensure you walk (or Zoom) into your interview ready to showcase the professional that you are!

Instructor: Courtney Stanley

Courtney Stanley


Instructor Bios:

Courtney Stanley is recognized globally as an award-winning changemaker, keynote speaker and event emcee, and acclaimed creator of the women-inspired podcast, Dare to Interrupt. Courtney has spent 10 years helping professionals, entrepreneurs and organizations engage in game-changing, impactful conversations that empower individuals to tap into their true potential, improve team and culture dynamics, and drive meaningful change.

With a background in experience design, leadership studies and business hospitality, Courtney helps people from all walks of life lean fiercely into the power of leading with empathy, advocating for themselves and others, and seizing “silver lining” opportunities to grow personally and professionally. Her mission to empower ambitious professionals through vulnerable, meaningful dialogue has resulted in changed behaviors and altered approaches to leadership on stages and in boardrooms throughout North America and internationally.

Dahlia El Gazzar has an OMG-attitude about empowering professional women to succeed. As an entrepreneur and sole owner of the band and experience agency she started 8 years ago, she has digital reams of epic wins and fails to share and learn from.

Her mission is to untether the busy professional and provide them with the tips and tools to own their personal brand and digital footprint. Her advice is peppered with personal stories and tools to help professionals make immediate enhancements and become the go-to source for their tribes.