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Curriculum

The GCC program is a comprehensive guide which covers the best practices, techniques and trends in the domain of career counselling. The modules have been designed to enhance your practical learning experience while providing all the relevant conceptual knowledge.

Course Duration

40+ Hrs

Modules

15+

Channel

Online

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  • Technical Modules (6 Modules)
  • Counselling Modules (9 Modules)
Technical Modules (6 Modules)
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A sneak peek into what GCC 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.
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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 pursue. It also gives a good glimpse into the various emerging courses that are gaining popularity.
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 methods and top colleges for business degrees and information about professional courses like CA, ACCA and CS.
While Science, Technology, Engineering, Management (STEM) and Non-STEM courses is a largely American concept, 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.
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The admission procedures, tests required and the flow of process is very different when it comes to colleges abroad. This module aims to delve into each country's admission procedures and some tips and tricks to follow for increased admission chances.
This module will explore the counseling tools on Univariety portal along with the use of psychometric test and how to analyse its report to guide students.
Counselling Modules (9 Modules)
  • Introduction to career & college counseling
  • Various techniques used by top counselors
  • Case Study #1: How to do research to match students with relevant colleges
  • Case Study #2: Which students are the right fit for a techical college and which are the right fit for a liberal arts college?
  • Recap Quiz
  • 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 counselor, now wants the help of the counselor to create a backup plan. Importance of creating a backup plan from the start.
  • Recap Quiz
  • Types of challenges and how to overcome them
  • Need to understand seriousness of student towards a goal by looking past actions & accomplishments
  • Case Study #1: Counselor gave student college admissions advice which contradicts the parents' advice
  • Case Study #2: Parents want student to apply only to top colleges anywhere in the world even though student is nowhere near qualified and won't get into any of them.
  • Recap quiz
  • Making a counseling session interactive rather than just one way communication
  • What measures indicate that a counseling 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
  • Recap Quiz
  • How do you drive seriousness towards career & college preparation
  • Dealing with students that are undecided about most things
  • Case Study #1: Helping a 9th grader choose the right subjects to make him appealing when he applies to college
  • Case Study #2: Helping a 10th grader pick the best extracurricular activity in which to participate. Understanding what activities are truly valued by top universities.
  • Recap Quiz
  • 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 testing 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.
  • Recap Quiz
  • 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
  • Recap Quiz
  • 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 on how to advise a student on picking a college to attend.
  • Case Study #2: Student asks counselor for help in picking between two colleges to attend.
  • Recap Quiz
  • Theory behind psychometric tests, where they work and where they don't
  • Different types of tests 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