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Mission Identification

3-week online program
2.5 credits
Remote
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€100

In this challenge, you will learn everything that you need to plan a fulfilling professional and personal life, especially in these uncertain times. During the 3-week program, you’ll grow your network and speed up your professional impact under the guidance of leaders in the areas of sustainability, entrepreneurship, and technology. Clarify your personal aspirations and values to make your goals a reality.

duration
3-week online program
study module
Remote
Application deadline
17th of January 2023
Program fee
€100
€300 €100 one time fee
ects
2.5 credits
KfW is one of the world’s leading promotional banks that has been committed to improving economic, social, and environmental living conditions across the globe on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany since 1948.

KfW is actively involved in the issues that will shape the world of tomorrow. They promote wind farms, infrastructure projects, schools, and hospitals because meaningful and sustainable projects are part of their mission. As a bank, they are committed to responsibility. KfW supports people, countries, and institutions who think ahead and are motivated to take action, driving our society toward the future. This profile is what clearly sets KfW apart from other commercial banks.

Open Challenges

Mission Identification

In this challenge, you will learn everything that you need to plan a fulfilling professional and personal life, especially in these uncertain times. During the 3-week program, you’ll grow your network and speed up your professional impact under the guidance of leaders in the areas of sustainability, entrepreneurship, and technology. Clarify your personal aspirations and values to make your goals a reality.

Deadline to apply:
17th of January 2023
Remote
3-week online program
€100
deposit/refundable
2.5 credits
ECTS
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How You'll Learn

Our mission is to help you navigate the fast-changing world by building the skillset and mindset to make a sustainable impact on the future. That’s why we offer cutting-edge, intensive, and practice-based Open Challenges, delivered 100% online by Subject Matter Experts. Our certificates give you the resources to upskill, boost your career prospects, and unlock your full potential. The certificates are stackable, meaning that you can use the credits earned towards one of our degree programs.

Learn by doing
Experience real "learning by doing" in an international environment
Network and community
Engage your network and new global community to speed up your impact and get noticed
Guidance
Receive guidance from industry leaders and mentors who are already thriving in successful careers
Remote-first
Grow your network with peers from around the world in a remote-first setting

What You'll Learn

Our innovative mix of diverse, visionary minds regularly sparks new ideas, offering creative solutions to tomorrow’s problems across all our subject areas. We are an institution of impact. We aim for nothing less. You’ll learn how to make an impactful mission statement in a dedicated community in just 3-weeks.

Milestone
1
:
Identify your purpose

In this milestone, your task is to consider your purpose. The lessons provided here (How to get to your why and Tips to Find Your Purpose) will help you to dig deep and come up with your purpose.

Milestone
2
:
Create your personal mission statement

In this milestone, you'll define your personal mission statement, aligned with your purpose. You'll complete lessons that give you the tools to create a thoughtful statement and confidently write it down.

Milestone
3
:
Analyze company mission statements

In this milestone, you'll find and analyze the mission statements of 3 to 5 companies. Get inspired by the companies whose values you align with and gain clarity.

Milestone
4
:
Challenge discussion

After comparing the 3-5 company mission statements with your own, you'll participate in lively conversations with your peers and mentors to evaluate them. Get ready to reflect and make changes to your mission statement.

Milestone
5
:
Share your personal mission statement

In this milestone, you'll refine and extend your personal mission statement based on the Slack comments from your peers, what you have learned from the company mission statements, and the input from the challenge discussion.

Who is This Program For

Open Challenge participants come from a variety of different professional and experiential backgrounds. The common thread is that they all want to make a sustainable impact and further their professional development.

You want to become...
A Business Executive
An Inspirational Leader
An Entrepreneur
An Aspiring Change Maker

Open Challenges in a Nutshell

3-week online program
€100
10–15h weekly workload
2.5 credits
ECTS
(transferable to the PM SET)
Limited cohort of 25 change makers
Weekly challenge discussion
Starts on:
30th of January
Slack community
Certificate

Upon successfully completing the challenge, you'll receive a digital certificate that can be shared with your personal and professional networks.

Program starts

30th of January

Keep these dates in mind.

Application deadline (limited seats)
until
17th of January 2023
Confirmation of participation
until
19th of January
Challenge starts
on
January 30, 2023

The Mission Identification challenge helped me to set priorities and gain clarity. By the end of the challenge, I was able to set a goal in a realistic time period while building my network in a dedicated community.

María Rivero

PM & SET Learner

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