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May 31st, 2012
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Grand Ballroom Salons A/B
Eastern Time
Session Types: Workshop, Workshop
The adage “failure to plan is planning to fail” applies to our careers. No matter what your career level or financial and time constraints might be, there are many opportunities available for you to explore that will help you improve your skills and contribute to the higher education IT community. This session will help you put together a one-through-five-year professional development career plan, including the specific actions you can take to accomplish your goals and where to find professional development opportunities to support your plan.


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