Graduate Development Series

The webinars in this series are ideally suited to graduates and early career professionals during their first 12 months in the workplace.The series aims to accelerate their capabilities in the workplace and hone skills and behaviours to achieve success in their job.

Content Description

Transitioning from study to working in a professional environment can be a bit of a culture shock for some people, therefore equipping yourself with the right tools and knowledge can influence your ability to integrate quickly and achieve personal success.

With extensive experience from world-class Graduate Development Programs, this webinar series offers practical tips, tools and techniques every early career professional should know as they commence their career journey.

Transition to the Workplace

In this webinar, you will learn how to launch your career and set yourself up for success to become an effective team member in the professional/corporate environment.

This webianr enables you to develop self-awareness, understand the five pillars of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and the importance of developing EQ to match your IQ if you want to stand out from your peers.

You will plan how to adapt into the culture of your new work environment with an understanding of authentic personal brand, professional etiquette and relationship building. You will create clear personal and professional goals to achieve desired outcomes within your role, team and organisation.

Personal Effectiveness

In this webinar, you will learn how to become more personally effective with your time using a Time Management Matrix and strategies for managing and prioritising your workload.

This webinar enables you to appreciate the importance of goal-setting, mindfulness, health, wellbeing, work/life balance and career support structures in creating long-term career endurance and personal resilience. You will also understand how a growth mind-set creates flexibility, adaptability and ability to deal with change.

Working Successfully with Others

Working successfully in both one-on-one situations and within teams is an essential skill. In this webinar, you will learn about different work styles, personalities and behaviours and learn what skills are required to interact successfully with your team and clients.

This webinar builds awareness and understanding of unconscious bias and increases self-awareness of your personal work style. You will discover key insights into how to build flexibility and adaptability to your communication style and behaviour.

This webinar introduces the attributes of highly functioning teams and helps you appreciate the importance of diversity in achieving team success.

Business Writing Essentials

In this webinar, you will learn how to communicate your message clearly and effectively both for internal and external business communication. You will explore how to produce a clear, professional image using emails, letters, reports and other written business correspondence.

This webinar aims to improve your ability to connect your target audience with your key message. You will learn how to plan, organise and structure documents for maximum impact and apply a 5-stage writing process to construct communication.

Learning Outcomes

Transition to the Workplace

Upon satisfactory completion of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Plan for successful interactions with team members, learning how to build rapport, earn trust and communicate effectively.
  • Learn strategies to overcome the key challenges of transitioning from study to work in a professional environment.
  • Build self-awareness of your personal brand.
  • Understand how to create positive perception through professional etiquette and social media use.
  • Identify the key stages of team development and five ways you can contribute to the cohesiveness and functioning of a team.
  • Define the 5 pillars of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and understand the impact of EQ on job
  • performance.
  • Understand the importance of a growth mind-set and methods for building skills.
  • Create short and long-term goals, balancing personal and career aspirations.

Personal Effectiveness

Upon satisfactory completion of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Understand how to plan and prioritise your activities in a more efficient, productive manner.
  • Learn how to use the Time Matrix Model for managing tasks and making the most of your time.
  • Learn time management strategies to improve your personal effectiveness and recognise time wasters.
  • Gain insight into stress, how it can become toxic when unmanaged and its impact on career endurance.
  • Understand the importance of goal-setting, work/life balance and mindfulness in achieving long-term health and wellbeing during your career.
  • Appreciate the benefits of adopting a growth mind-set.
  • Build career and personal resilience with individual career support structures.

Working Successfully with Others

Upon satisfactory completion of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Understand why personality clashes occur.
  • Increase self-awareness of your personal style and communication preferences.
  • Explore how to work effectively with others, build trust and reduce conflict.
  • Define unconscious bias and gain self-awareness of your unconscious biases.
  • Apply adaptability to your communication style and behaviour.
  • Appreciate the importance of creating diversity within teams and the impact diversity has on a team’s success.

Business Writing Essentials

Upon satisfactory completion of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Understand and apply a 5-stage writing process to plan, organise and write effective internal and external business documents, email and reports.
  • Learn to apply professional layout, format and structure to internal and external business communication for maximum impact.
  • Gain insight into communication techniques that connect with your audience and maximise impact.
  • Improve your ability to communicate via email to ensure your message is conveyed with the correct tone and is understood.
  • Adopt techniques to proof your document for spelling, punctuation, grammar and appropriate tone.
  • Align your style to your organisation's guidelines.


This activity will broaden your understanding of critical aspects of working in a professional environment and provide a solid grounding of skills and knowledge to support your successful transition into your new role.

Strong interpersonal skills are essential for communicating effectively and building relationships, and understanding yourself and others will equip you with skills you need to confront the challenges you are likely to face early in your career. Gain knowledge and confidence to fast-track personal effectiveness and your team integration.

Pragma Learning is a provider of professional skills development training for Graduates, Managers and Leaders. We develop your EQ to match your IQ. Our practical training programs include self-awareness, communication, interpersonal skills, personal effectiveness and team building.


Topic: People & Leadership

Sub-Topic: Personal Effectiveness

Format: Recorded Webinar

Proficiency Level: Foundation

CPD: Upto 4 hours