Advanced Professional Development Essay 2

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INTRODUCTION

As a manager/Leader I have to make portfolio of professional development. So in this portfolio I made evidence which is supported by my own advanced professional development journal. That includes my own personal skill audit, SWOT analysis, my learning style changes, skill acquisition with the help of some online tests like MBTI time management, learning inventory. This also includes material collected to demonstrate achievement of the criteria required by learning outcomes.

Task (1)

1(a)

I encourage myself to pick up a pen and a piece of paper and note down the goals I want to reach. Look at each goal and evaluate it. Make any changes necessary to ensure it meets the criteria for SMART goals: S = Specific

M = Measurable
A = Attainable
R = Realistic
T = Timely

Short- term goals
• Personal
❖ Complete my PGDM. I also want good grades in PGDM so that I will able to get relevant job. Skills I m having
➢ Hard work
➢ Active learner
➢ Curiosity
Skills required
➢ Good learning capability
➢ Understanding of each and every subject
❖ Get admission in Msc Business Information Technology. By taking this course I will make good combination of PGDM course and Msc degree Skills I m having
➢ Good knowledge about information technology
Skills required
➢ Knowledge of recent advances within field and in related areas ➢ Ability to recognize and validate technical problems

• Professional /Organisational
❖ I m currently not a part of any organization so I m adding here my professional goal as getting a good and relevant part time job which in one way add to my living and in other way add to my skills. Skills I am having

➢ Technical knowledge
➢ Adjustable nature
Skills required
❖ Good communication skills
❖ Fluent English

Medium- term goals
• Personal
❖ Get married. I put this in mid term because in 3 or 4 years I have to find a right person whom I can get married. Skills I required

➢ Understanding nature
➢ Friendly
➢ Educated
➢ Good knowledge about family values
➢ Adjustable
❖ Get admission in MBA (part time)I want to do MBA because it might be helpful for my bright future and add to my degrees. Skills I required
➢ Qualified degree
➢ Increased learning capability
Professional/organizational
❖ Reputed job of manager (in reputated company) or teacher (in reputated university or college) in UK. I have to think about my family and my future and my livings to settle down Skills I required

➢ Efficient knowledge about field in which I have to work ➢ Team working
➢ Critical thinking
➢ Identifying and analyzing capability
➢ Outstanding communication skills both verbal & written

Long Term Goals
• Personal
❖ Visit my favorite destinations .i want to give my self some breaks and relax between busy schedule so I want to travel different palaces or countries. Skills I required
➢ Savings ability.
❖ Fulfill my responsibilities as family member regarding different relations. Everyone expect something from me and I have to fulfill needs of my family. Skills I require
➢ Management between family and work
• Professional
❖ Establish my self in my field
Skills I required
➢ Required knowledge of business rivalries
➢ Competition
➢ Honesty with work
➢ Tolerance

1(b)

Learning

“It is important to first validate a student s dominant means of learning if we hope to challenge them to work in a style in which they feel less competent. Student’s” (Mary Ellen mcClanghan)

Learning style

“A distinctive and habitual manner of acquiring knowledge, skills, or attitudes through study or experience “...
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