Kaplan Higher Education Group Collaborates with Chopra Center, Adding New Content for Free Career Journey Course Powered by LinkedIn

New content helps users focus on improving their overall wellbeing while charting career paths

DAVENPORT, Iowa--()--Kaplan Higher Education Group and the Chopra Center today announced that Career Journey, a new interactive online course powered by LinkedIn, now includes wellness content from the Chopra Center.

“Wellness is not a destination. It’s a way of life that provides the foundation for the fulfillment of all of our aspirations”

“Wellness is not a destination. It’s a way of life that provides the foundation for the fulfillment of all of our aspirations,” said Dr. Deepak Chopra, founder of the Chopra Center and Senior Scientist with the Gallup Organization. “Career Journey provides an excellent roadmap and a practical guide for a more fulfilling life and professional career.”

Career Journey features several progressive learning modules that guide users through the various stages of their career journey. Content provided by Dr. Deepak Chopra and the Chopra Center is included in the Career Journey module about Vision, with articles and insights serving as resources to help users clarify where they want to go next with their careers. Topics include discovering and fulfilling ones life’s purpose, personal evolution, and being true to one’s self.

“A strategy for wellbeing is at the core of a thriving career,” said Jacqueline Jones, executive director, strategic partnerships/innovation with Kaplan Higher Education Group. “Gallup research has shown that employees who actively manage their wellbeing are more engaged in their careers. By incorporating content from the Chopra Center into Career Journey, we will help users find and maintain a healthy balance and perspective throughout their lifelong educational experience.”

“We’re delighted to be working with the Chopra Center, adding content to Career Journey that recognizes and addresses the need to take a holistic approach to career planning and advancement,” said Gregory Marino, President and CEO of Kaplan Higher Education Group.

To learn more and get started with Career Journey, visit www.CareerJourney.com. Additionally, join a free Career Journey virtual event on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 10:30 am ET to learn more about discovering your strengths and developing a competitive advantage. The free webinar features Jim Clifton, Gallup chief executive officer and author of The Coming Jobs Wars; Lisa Stone, CEO of BlogHer; and Paul Allen, founder of Ancestry.com. Click here to register for the event.

About Kaplan

Kaplan, Inc. is a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools, and businesses. Kaplan serves students of all ages through a wide array of offerings including higher education, test preparation, professional training, and programs for kids in grades K through 12. Kaplan is a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) and its largest division. For more information, please visit www.kaplan.com.

About the Chopra Center for Wellbeing

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing was founded by Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D. in 1996. Located in Carlsbad, California, the Center offers a wide variety of programs, retreats, and teacher training programs that integrate the healing arts of the East with the best in modern Western medicine. The Chopra Center has helped millions of people around the world find peace of mind, physical balance, and emotional healing. The website www.chopra.com is your starting point on the path to wellness.

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