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In this case study I like to execute a personal audit from my own activity and how it is getting related to my personal and professional life relevantly. Furthermore to analyze my own skills, I have designed a questionnaire to find the strength, weakness, opportunities and threats. There are different methods of learning styles in which I have opted honey and mumford, which contains activist, reflector, theorist and pragmatist. Theorist style is the one which is best for me and to develop my own skills for better career.
In the progression plan I have tabulated a personal development chart and how the professional skills are helpful for leadership requirements. To develop our leadership skills we are need to be self motivated and effective communication skill is required.
2.1 Personal audit to evaluate the strategic skills
Personal auditÂ is an important step when you are developing a career change.
If we are keen about improving careers, then we need to construct a detailed perceptive of our strengths and talents. If we are visible on this, then it is easy can evaluate career dreams with your skills and strength physically.
When we improve the personal skills, simultaneously our professional skills are getting developed when we work in an organization. And more over that leads us to improve our knowledge and to achieve a strategic goal.
2.1.1 Personal SWOT analysis
SWOT analysis has been broadly used as a analytical and project-planning tool. And this analysis helps us to focus on key issues of importance to the project in hand. Moreover the SWOT process can also be used in a personal perspective. When used in this path it can show us how to take full advantage of pupils' talent and abilities. It can help to expose new learning opportunities and eradicate perceived threats in the learning environment.
Self confidence and self motivation are my only strength and due to this strength I have crossed several critical stages. By rising my skills I performed very good in my organization and that leads me in a good designation. Moreover I can speak about my alertness and cautiousness as my strength.
My huge weakness is being calm. Because of this people around me takes more advantage and that puts me in frustrated stage. And I am really unable to make decisions quickly. Due to this I am lacking from my normal works.
Dreams, goals and wishes are been considered as opportunities. And there is a saying as "opportunity knocks the door only once". Likewise I got an opportunity in my organization an year ago..i utilized the opportunity and at present I am working as a supervisor in my organization. i found lots of difficulties, but I enjoyed facing those critical situations. I took it in a positive way as a good lesson. And now I can manage any critical circumstance, which is made by customer or by my team people I can counter it very easily. In this case I can tell learning from experience style as my leadership style.
I found lots of threats in my life, In which I can say few examples as when I arrive united kingdom I find so hard to survive and felt bad in some situations. Basically to find any places and to reach my school in time while learning. hence opportunities and threatsÂ can be used to highlight the implications of this for teaching and learning.Â
2.2 Preferred Learning Style
Honey and Mumford
My learning outcome style is Honey and Mumford, Honey and Mumford (Peter and Alan) are best known for theirÂ knowledge style questionnaire. This self-administered questionnaire determines yourÂ preferred learning style.
As a result of meaningful learning style, we can alsoÂ avert repeating mistakesÂ by enterprising activities that strengthen new styles.
Sources: By Lyndsay Swinton Owner, Management for the Rest of Us.
Each of us learns in unusual ways. a few of us wish to study in depth before we attempt a task; others moderately to "get trapped into the job" and learn as we go alongside. Some of us are fulfilled when the methods we use to get the job done, others are extra bothered withÂ whyÂ a particular approach proved successful. however others spend time thinking from beginning to end how the task could be tackled more successfully next time. Research by Peter Honey and Alan Mumford suggests that we may usefully consider 4 basic "learning styles"
Theorists learn from most excellent activities where they observe and assume before speaking. They work with unstructured principles and their uncertainty is really high.
Theorists think problems through step- by-step. They tend to be perfectionists who like to fit things into a rational scheme.
Theorist put them in complex situation where they are really need to use their skills and knowledge.
Theorists are offered interesting ideas or concepts even though they are not immediately relevant.
Theorists are academically stretched, e.g. by analysing Logical, Rational, Objective, Perfectionist, and Restricted lateral thinking and evaluating, then generalise it.
They don't like hesitation
They don't like bias
Keen on fundamental assumptions, principles, theories, models and systems base thinking.
3.1 Developing a Personal Development Plan
How can you meet those needs?
How it is important for me?
How will you know when you have met those needs?
What are the challenges in my job current that I need to meet?
I need to achieve something and go for higher designation
when I meet those achievements I can set my career in a good concern in future. Where I can get full secured life.
When I develop my skills, I can realize myself by fully motivated and I do get good ability to handle any critical circumstances.
Where do I want to be in 2 years?
I wish to be in a very massive concern, in which I like to lead a good team.
Obviously I will get benefit and half of the career goal will be achieved.
When I am holding a big team in a massive concern, then sure I will be known my success.
Where do I want to be in 5 or 10 years?
To be honest, in next 5 years I want to be as a HR manager, and to be as a good family man.
When I get settled in career sure its helps for my family and my future dreams.
If I get a good job.
How does that fit in with what the practice wants?
If we get more experience then sure we can reach the life time goal.
Gaining more knowledge and we can teach our friends and family people as well.
I feel if I improve my communication skill and self-confidence. Then iam sure that I can meet the complications in life..
What adjustments will I need to make for me to achieve what I want?
Need to co operate with people and accomplish our works.
We learn more in life. It helps me in my future.
When I present a presentation without any hesitation. Then its half achieved.
What adjustments will other people need to make for me to achieve what I want?
People need to understand others concerns and should try to motivate rather than criticizing.
There wont be any disappointments.
When we start achieving day by day needs. Then i will come to know my success.
What else should I consider?
I need to consider with well experienced persons. Because practices plays a major role in all works
I can know myself whether iam going in right path.
When teaching my work to others..
3.2 The Outcomes Of Personal Development Plan
In this case I feel that I am really theorist when I analyzed myself rationally
From this development plan I evaluated myself that if I need something to achieve, we are suppose to be self motivated and energetic. This plays a major role where the people who works with me get trained by seeing myself. From this I came to know that the leadership skills are more important for each of us to achieve their aspire.
When we work with a skilled worker v learn so many things. For instance. In my organization there are so many people who r really dedicated and ability to face such critical positions. When we get some responsibilities in our organization we need to handle it skillfully moreover when we work with good training managers, we will know what time management is and how we need to segregate and schedulize the work professionally. Furthermore this professionalism helps us to set a good career where ever we go for job. if we get placed in a big concern like Mercedes benz. The leadership is so huge and the working skill is highly qualified.
Taking responsibility to educate yourself about stress provides you with a strong foundation for committing yourself to managing stress more effectively.