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Foundation Course

See where you are. Then plan where you want to be

unretiring foundation course

Foundation Course

Our Programme starts with a 4 week Foundation Course

Held live and online over four weeks, with one interactive 2 hour session each week. During the course, we will help you to:

  • Reassess retirement challenges as opportunities
  • Explore potential future directions and action
  • Define what you want your day-to-day life to look like
  • Decide on your first step towards making your idea happen

Key course information

Foundation Course: 4 week course delivered live & online with one 2 hour session each week.  

We explore a new topic each week…

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Facing retirement


Understand common challenges when facing retirement. Learn how others have overcome these challenges and reassessed them as opportunities.

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Dare to dream


Take the time to reflect on your life and what matters most to you now.

Give voice to your aspirations.

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Design your unretirement


Come up with some doable ideas.
Determine what you need to thrive.
Envision what you want your day-to-day life to look like.

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Make it happen


Select one idea to take forward.
Consider how successful entrepreneurs think and act.
Apply this mindset to your idea.


Meet our experts

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Executive coach, writer and podcaster

Beverly Jones

Beverly Jones is a leadership and transitions coach

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Journalist and author

Celia Dodd

Celia Dodd is the author of a ground-breaking book on retirement

Chris Farrell journalist and author

Journalist, author and speaker

Chris Farrell

Chris is economics contributor at Marketplace, a public radio business program in the USA

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Professor of Entrepreneurship

Dr Edward Rogoff

Dr. Rogoff teaches entrepreneurship courses and has been awarded for excellence in teaching

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Gerontology professor

Dr Michelle Silver

Dr. Michelle Silver is an Associate Professor of Gerontology at the University of Toronto

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Author and life transitions guru

Dr Nancy Schlossberg

Nancy Schlossberg is a Professor Emerita of Counseling Psychology at the University of Maryland

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Psychology Professor and author

Dr Oliver Robinson

Dr Oliver Robinson is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Greenwich

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Practising psychologist and lecturer

Dr Sabah Khan

Dr Sabah Khan is a Clinical Psychologist (neuropsychology and cognitive disorders)

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Futurist, author and entrepreneur

Gerd Leonhard

Gerd Leonhard is a leading futurist and CEO of The Futures Agency in Zürich, Switzerland

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HR specialist and entrepreneur

Helen Jamieson

Helen Jamieson is the Managing Director of Jaluch, an innovative HR and Training consultancy

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Career strategist and author

Kerry Hannon

Kerry Hannon is a leading authority and strategist on career transitions, entrepreneurship, personal finance and retirement.

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Paul Tasner

At the age of 66, Paul co-founded his business Pulpworks Inc

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CEO and Inventor of Trunki

Rob Law MBE

Rob Law MBE is the founder and CEO of Trunki, the much-loved ride-on suitcase for tots

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Brand strategist, entrepreneur & author

Simon Middleton

Simon Middleton is a brand strategist, entrepreneur, author and weaver

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Author, speaker and entrepreneur

Wendy Mayhew

Wendy Mayhew is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur

Monthly Membership

After completing our Foundation Course, continue with our Monthly Membership

Find out more about our monthly membership

Giving you exclusive access to:


  • Monthly courses
  • Learning library
  • Unretiree community
  • Top tips




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