Course Description

Self-identity in Retirement: What will you do when you retire?

The reality of getting up each morning and not going to work is both a joy and a concern for many people considering retirement. In this short course we will discuss self-identity in retirement, retirement transition readiness, as well as what you will do in retirement once you transition from your pre-retirement career. You will leave with an informed personal action plan that will get you started on your retirement lifestyle journey.

Course Details

By completion of the course, successful students will be able to:

  • Broaden your appreciation of your pre-retirement self-identity
  • Define roadblocks and key determinants necessary for redefining your self-identity
  • Identify steps required to transition from defining yourself by “what you do” to “who you are”
  • Define the personal values, interests, activities and relationships that are important in your life during pre-retirement
  • Revisit and re-evaluate your interests
  • Define activities and relationships that will act as the cornerstones of a retirement lifestyle
  • Prepare a personal action plan that will help you live the retirement lifestyle that you want
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9:30AM to 4:30PM
Oct 01, 2022
Schedule and Location
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Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $125.00
Reading List / Textbook
No textbook required.
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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