In which circumstances did you undertake the steps to VAE?
«I had just been laid off in the context of a redundancy scheme. I undertook steps to VAE to help me find a new job at least the same level as the one I had just left.
I had had a very operational training course, equivalent to a Bachelor, from an institution little known on the labour market, and I was blocked in my professional evolution.
I had to acquire the knowledge core I was lacking, so I chose the Master of Paris-Dauphine for its excellent reputation.»
How did you experience the compilation phase of the file?
«I found it particularly difficult. I chose to be accompanied in order to benefit from advice in writing the validation file as much for the form as for the contents. The supervision also enabled me to resume my different work experiences better, in which in turn also helped me for my job interviews.»
Faced with the jury:
«I was particularly impressed when I was faced with the jury owing to the notoriety of the person in charge of the Master. I had 30 minutes to put my work experience forward and I really ignored what it was worth.
After my presentation, the questions asked were quite general, but nevertheless well targeted in relation with my career trajectory. I replied honestly including when I highlighted my lack of knowledge, which enabled the jury to adapt its decision.
I obtained a validation of about 2/3 of the diploma which was satisfactory i and I am certain I would not have obtained such a level of validation, without the accompanying measures.
The classes I had to validate corresponded well to the knowledge core I had to acquire.»
«I resumed my studies at Dauphine as a «normal»student in order to validate 3 classes and the dissertation.
The workload was intense notably due to work in groups which is required, and which necessitates certain availability. However what enrichment!»
«This diploma has been an undeniable advantage to my return to work. Today, and as a first step, I found a post identical to my old job in the activity sector which I had identified as priority.
However, this post, I see and work it differently in view of my new vision of the function and my now complete vision of a company. I have no doubt of my medium-term evolution prospects; knowing that I can now postulate at higher levels of responsibility
I put a lot of hope in this project and at no moment have I been disappointed.»