Importance of personal development planning

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This is my first assignment of personal and professional skills development. During this class I will develop my personal and professional skills for my career development. I also assess what kind of skills to be develop in this age of technology.

Let’s have a brief introduction about personal development skills and its importance.

DEFINITION OF PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANING

It is a set of traits and characteristics that form a pattern distinguishing one person from all the others. We are all very different and we need to recognize this when working with and leading others.

IMPORTANCE OF PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANING

It provides a framework that will make individuals to indentify their strengths and weaknesses and guide to capitalize existing skills and capabilities.

Development is a progressive process in one’s life. It is not stopped as long as there is a desire for it and need for it.

CURRENT SKILLS

There are some my current skills that I improved during my job in Telecommunication Company in Pakistan Mobilinks.

Time Management:-

This skill’s objective is to change behaviors over time to achieve goals that I set in my life, such as number of customer dealing in a day, productivity and specific goals.

LEADERSHIP SKILLS:-

Leadership skills are leading the whole team to motivate to achieve goal and objective of organization. Create an atmosphere for working and development of professional skills in an organization.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:-

Communication should be able to communicate effectively and correctly in spoken, written and visual forms of presenting messages. It should be confident of communication in meeting, seminars and conferences.

DECISION MAKING SKILLS:-

Decision making at the right time and quick will get success in professional skill and in personal life.

SELF MANAGEMENT SKILLS:-

In this skills self reaction, emotion and other circumstances against the challenges in personal and professional life plays an important role in life.

Evaluation of Skills in SWOT analysis:

A personal SWOT analysis provides internal and external skills that we got during the life are as follow.

Internal

Your strengths

Your Weaknesses

External

Opportunities in Career

Threats in career

SKILLS REQUIRED FOR FUTURE

Following are some skills which I need in my future roles and responsibilities.

LEADING AND CHEARING MEATINGS

Leading and cheering meetings is also an important skill for any leader or any person who is leading any organization or a group of certain peoples. Leading and cheering meeting means to lead and arrange meetings after certain time to check how the organization is working and where the organization is week and where organization needs any kind of improvement in simple words to make check and balance of organization this is a very important skill but I fell myself that I do not have this skill In my professional life so I need to learn this skill for my personal development.

DELIVERING EFFECTIVE PRESENTATIONS

As we all knows that it is very important to deliver effective presentation it means the way you convey your message to your followers or your subordinates in a proper way which will be easily understandable for them and this thing give a boost for the development of any organization this skill also help you in your personal life so I fell myself that I am not good in delivering effective presentation so I really have to learn this skill for my future roles and responsibilities.

PLANNING

Planning means to make a proper way towards your goals and objectives. It also means to plan that when, where and how you are going to achieve your goals and objectives. Planning is not only the skill which only helps you in your professional life it is also a skill which helps you even more in your personal life. By making a proper planning in your life you will always be successful in your personal and professional life. This is also an important skill which I need in my future roles and responsibilities.

SELF MANAGEMENT

A person who is able to manage a personal reaction to challenges and also the responsibilities in personal and professional life is called self-management. In self-management you should be able manage a time and also change your self-according to the current situation and circumstances.

Following are some factors of self-management.

PLANNING

You should make a feature planning towards your goals and objective and how you will achieve.

SELF AWARENESS

You must have exact awareness about your current situation and circumstances

TIME MANAGEMENT

You should be able to complete your work with in the time that is very important in self-management.

MONITORING

You must have ability to monitor all the things which are happening around you wither it is your personal life are professional.

These are some of the skills which I need in my future roles and responsibilities and while discussing my current skills and skills which I need in my future roles and responsibilities and know I am going discuss my learning and development needs.

IDENTIFYING LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT NEEDS

Know I am going to discuss my learning and development needs.

LEARNING

Learning is a very important process for achieving the business aims and objectives and it also play a vital role in personal development and it is also very essential to improving the organizational performance.

LEARNING NEEDS FROM MY POINT OF VIEW

From my point of view learning needs is to make people able to add the stock of personal competences and also gave them a boost to develop their potential.

Learning needs means a gape in between the current and required performance of the person.

Learning is also very important from business point of view because in business you always have to learn a lot of things so it is also very essential in business to learn.

Learning is important more than the training because in training you just train yourself for a appropriate work but when you start learn something you learn a lot of things around yourself and it helps you to improve your personal development and you will make success day by day

Learning is what happens after the person received the training and is much more self-directed

Learning cans only effects when the person has ability to apply the knowledge and skill on his work place which he learns.

Here I discuss what is learning and I also identify what is learning needs and what its importance now I am going to discuss my learning and development needs for my personal development plan

MY LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT NEEDS

As I gave you introduction about learning and I also tell you the importance of this and know I am going to reflect my personal and professional learning and development needs which will helps me to extend my personal development plan. By doing this I will make progress in my personal and professional life by leaps and bounds.

As I discuss all my current skills and also I discuss all those skills which I need in my feature so to meet these skills I need to learn a lot because I am not too much strong in my these skills so I need to improve myself so I can improve my learning by using my preferred learning style.

My preferred learning style is reflectors because:

Reflectors can learn best when they have time to think about these activities and also have time to think before doing anything.

They take some time to check and revive what they have to learn.

Learn least from being forced to give instant reactions without planning time or are force into the limelight.

Now I am going to discuss how I increase my current skills and those skills which are required in my future roles and responsibilities and I am also going to identify the target dates for review by using my preferred learning style I will explain this by showing you the tables.

INDENTIFYING PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

At starting point I considered following list in professional skill in my presentation of first assignment.

Communication and interpersonal skills

Teaching competence

Personal effectiveness

Critical and creative thinking

Integrity and ethical conduct

Leadership

Knowledge mobilization and translation

Research management

social responsibility

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:-

Communication should be able to communicate effectively and correctly in spoken, written and visual forms of presenting messages. It should be confident of communication in meeting, seminars and conferences.

MANAGEMENT SKILLS:-

This skill includes how to manage people and limited resources effectively and efficiently in an organization or in personal life. I got this skill through preparing of budget, negotiation and appropriate knowledge of relevant field.

TEACHING COMPETENCE:-

This skill is important for presenting yourself in front of audience. Different learning style is used in it.

TARGET DATES FOR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

TIME MANAGEMENT

OBJECTIVES

SUCCESS CRITERIA

ACTION

TIME DURATION

I want to be a better in management.

To manage my time in any situation

I will study books management related

I will complete it buy doing 6 moths study

In time management my objectives are to be able to manage my time and I will fell myself successful when I manage my time in any situation and any circumstances to achieve this I will study books because that’s the best way I think to improve my time management skill and it will take about six months to achieve my this aim.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

OBJECTIVES

SUCCESS CRITERIA

ACTION

TIME DURATION

To communicate with any level of people with confident

When people start well understanding when I communicate with them

Try to communicate with the people of my upper level and also increasing the communication

There is no time duration in this skill improvement because I will learn more as much I communicate with people

In order to improve this skill my objective is to easily and confidently communicate with any level of people and my success criteria will be when I built up my confidence and people start understanding me easily to achieve this objective I will try to increase the communication and also I will try to communicate with the people of my upper level there is no time duration in this skill because it depends the way I learn.

SELF MANAGEMENT

OBJECTIVES

SUCCESS CRITERIA

ACTION

TIME DURATION

To manage personal reaction in any circumstances

When fell myself relax in any type of situation

Try to involving myself in different and difficult situations and by working with my seniors

If I keep working it will take 1 year to improve my skill.

In this skill my objective is to manage my personal reaction in any circumstances my success criteria will be the situation when I fell myself relax and I can handle any type of situation without any problem I will improve it by involving myself in different type of difficult situations and also try to work with my seniors according to my observation it will take 1 year time to improve my this skill.

PLANNING

OBJECTIVES

To make proper planning towards my goals and objectives

SUCCESS CRITERIA

When I get success by my planning

ACTION

By getting a knowledge how to do proper planning

TIME DURATION

It can be done within 3 months

My objective is to increase this skill to make a proper planning towards the goals and objectives my success criteria will when I get success by my planning I will improve this skill by getting knowledge to that how I will do proper planning and it will take three months to improve my self in this skill

DECISION MAKING SKILL

OBJECTIVES

SUCCESS CRITERIA

ACTION

TIME DURATION

To make quick and appropriate decision for improvement of organization and personal life

To make decision which gave helps me to make progress by leaps and bounds

Involving myself in critical situation and getting knowledge how to make appropriate decisions

To improve this skill will take 8 months

My objective in decision making skill is to make appropriate decision for improvement of my personal and professional life and when it gave me results means when I fell myself to making quick decisions I will be confident about this skill I mention the time that it will take about eight months to improve this skill.

Conclusion

While extending my personal development plan I conclude that I have a different skills but I still need to learn I also include my learning style and how it will help me for my future role and responsibilities I also mention the target and dates and how it will be meet and I also extend my personal development plan and how it will help me to make progress leaps and bounds.

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