UMAC Online: Two Part Series for Spring, 2021

Are you ready?

To launch a new chapter in your life?
To refocus your work and life with a lens of meaning and purpose?
To figure out how you can be part of the change you hope to see in the world?

UMAC Online brings the best of a world class university right to you. Building on our proven model, we offer a framework, guidance, and support as you explore pathways towards meaning, engagement, and contribution in the second half of life. With an interactive format and virtual engagement, you can connect in meaningful ways with people like you in communities around the world! 

Through LIVE online meetings with experts, small group discussions, and thought-provoking readings and exercises, we help you take the next step.

Designed by leading experts in the field (our founding director wrote the book Encore Adulthood: Boomers on the Edge of Risk, Renewal, and Purpose), with a focus on renewal and transformation, our series will allow you to dig deep and get clarity in your life while setting the stage for meaningful engagement and social impact.

Part One:

Charting a Course for What's Next

Design a life of purpose, engagement and social impact

  • Clarify what's important to you
  • Identify your keys to purpose
  • Target fulfilling work that builds on your talents and skills
  • Learn how to create a portfolio life
  • Tap the knowledge and wisdom of a learning community
  • Take small steps - starting now

Part Two:

What Difference Can I Make?

Be a positive force within communities

  • Learn how human centered design can be applied to social impact work
  • Expand connections and networks in the social sector
  • Find practical ways to get involved with issues that matter to you
  • See how your skills translate to social sector work: careers, social entrepreneurship, pro bono

January 19-March 9, 2021
Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 CT ~ Live Online
$1600
(Enroll in both for only $2900!)

 

March 23-May 11, 2021
Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 CT ~ Live Online
$1600
(Enroll in both for only $2900!)

Our curriculum is designed specifically for people at midlife and beyond. With LIVE virtual meetings you can join from anywhere! We offer:

  • Inspiring speakers
  • Small group discussions
  • Curated readings and exercises
  • Meaningful discussions

Featured Speakers

Marci Alboher

Vice President of Encore.org, Author of The Encore Career Handbook

Photo by Linda Baron

Richard Leider

Legendary Coach, Bestselling Author, Speaker

Jean Accius

Ph.D., Senior Vice President, AARP International, Global Thought Leader

Phyllis Moen

Life course scholar, professor of sociology, and holder of a McKnight Endowed Presidential Chair at the University of Minnesota.

George Dow

Owner of George Dow Consulting, Executive Transition Consultant

Tony Loyd

Best-selling author, speaker, and host of podcast Social Entrepreneur

Eunice Nichols

Innovation leader, Next Avenue Influencer in Aging, Vice President, Encore.org

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