Let's start designing your future!
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The Course

You will get the right tools to build the career that you have always wanted: a fulfilling one. Learn to analyze your past and present experiences to draw connections and identify patterns, create realistic designs and develop confidence and ease in making life decisions.

Trainings will be hosted ONLINE on Mondays and Thursdays at 16h00 starting on the week of September 20th.

Browse the Lesson Plan

Week 1: Introduction and self-discovery

You'll meet your instructor and establish a comfortable group. You will understand the principles of design thinking and the difference between gravity and design problems.

Week 2: True North

In this session, you will learn how to formulate personal work and life views, examine synergies and clashes to draw connection between them and develop your personal "compass".

Week 3: Wayfinding

Learning the right techniques to identify and analyze patterns is essential. You will learn how to perform "good time" journaling and how to apply AEIOU to journal logs related to past and present events.

Week 4: Game Plans

Time to develop your own career plan. 

Week 5: Prototyping

Prototyping is a crucial step in design thinking: you will learn what it is, why it is used and how to apply it to your personal game plans.

Week 6: Taking off

It's important that you understand how job descriptions work. You'll learn technique to co-create your dream career.

Students trained


with a 85% course satisfaction rate


Learn design thinking principles applied to your professional life.

What do you want to be when you grown up? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Through a number of reframing exercises and activities like journaling, prototyping and mind mapping, the participants let go of limiting beliefs and embrace a designer-like creative mindset where career co-creation is not only made possible but also made fun!


Matt Hrusc       

Is a founder and project manager of LifeVersity and multiple courses that are hosted here. Matt has 2 y of working experience in human resources, dealing with everything from hiring, administration, to the training of employees. Matt has a master’s degree in psychology of Human Learning and Performance and he currently works as an educational consultant and trainer at Risbo, where he provides and develops didactic trainings for teachers of Erasmus University.

Afrodita Dobreva       

Is a CEMS Master graduate with 2 years of international work experience in the hospitality industry. Learning & Development has always been a leitmotif in her life: during her Bachelor's study in The Hague she worked as a student tutor, and during her subsequent employment in Dubai she looked after the training of an 80-member team of 15 different nationalities. Since her arrival in Rotterdam, Afrodita has been a member of Toastmasters International - an educational organisation that promotes communication and public speaking skills.

What you need to know


Participation in the course is free, however full participation will be required once you signed up and you are selected. (First session is mandatory).


You will see your trainer once a week, for 6 weeks. Besides the coaching session there is preparatory material that you will need to cover before hand.


We know that life happens. As long as you do not miss more than one training session and you deliver the final assignment, you will get one.


Small parts of some sessions might be recorded, or screenshots of the zoom calls might be taken for communication, education and/or marketing purposes.


Trainings are subject to change in format (online/offline) to adhere with the measures taken by the Dutch government and Erasmus University Rotterdam.


*Applications work on a first-come, first-serve basis; however, time slots will only open if a minimum of 8 students enroll.


You can know more on how we manage your data on our policy page.

Ready to get started?

This time around, applications will be first come first serve*. Don't sleep on it and sign up as soon as possible! Once the spots are gone, they're gone.

Deadline for applications: September 15th at midnight.

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