Crafting Your Next Chapter
Crafting Your Next Chapter is a program for accomplished individuals in mid-to-late career who want to imagine the next chapter in their professional and personal lives, and answer the question: What comes next and how do I get there?Apply Now Join Our Information Session
Reframe, Revitalize, Reinvent
The latter part of one’s career for highly motivated individuals can be a time of stress and uncertainty about the path forward. But it can also offer a unique opportunity to reflect on what matters, to reimagine the possibilities, and to more fully realize one’s promise and potential for a flourishing future. Incorporating the latest findings of lifespan development and positive psychology, this intimate online program provides in-depth support for successfully and proactively navigating what's next.
Engage in Dialogue and Reflection
Take stock of your values, experiences, and goals through reflection and dialogue as part of a high trust community of peers. With a deepened understanding of yourself and what matters, explore the possibilities for your next chapter, building on your unique strengths and resources.
Chart Your Course
Take action towards a meaningful and fulfilling future. Use the tools and resources gained through this course to forge the right path for yourself and a plan for sustained progress.
The UChicago Distinction
The course design reflects the University of Chicago’s uniquely powerful educational approach - a commitment to reflection and collective inquiry in the service of enabling individuals to live more meaningful, connected, and fulfilling lives. The course provides the resources, tools, and frameworks to support your progress, not just in the classroom, but in practical application to your life and work. You will have the opportunity to learn not just from your instructors, but from a distinguished group of peers, both in small peer to peer support groups as well as in interactive classroom dialogues.
The Craft Your Next Chapter course is open to professionals in mid to late career who are looking to reflect and gain powerful strategies and meaningful insights to activate their next chapter of a fulfilling life.
Applications are now open and the final deadline for submission is August 22, 2023.
To apply, please click here, then fill out and submit the application form.
The course provides the resources, tools, and frameworks to support your progress, not just in the classroom, but in practical application to your life and work. In addition to learning from your eminent instructors, you will learn from and with a talented group of peers, both in small peer to peer support groups as well as in interactive plenary sessions.
The program’s three sections provide a clear roadmap for participants to follow in successfully crafting their next chapter:
Test the waters and expand the possibilities.
- Reach out and learn
Re-imagine and re-energize your current work and life.
- Get clear on what matters
- Clear the underbrush of the less meaningful/energizing
- Focus on what's most important
- Renegotiate current roles and commitments
- Build new habits and mindsets
Architect your future life and work.
- Set your vision
- Draft a plan
- Make pivotal choices about work and life
- Stay the course
The class will meet every other Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. CT from September 19 to December 12, with a closing session held on December 19. Each participant will have the option to arrange one individual coaching session with the instructors as part of the program, which will occur at a mutually agreeable time.
All sessions will be hosted in the Central Time Zone via Zoom.
The University of Chicago Graham School is pleased to partner with Rising Path Partners to offer Crafting Your Next Chapter for mid to late career business executives and professionals.