Unit number and title| Unit 13 Personal & Professional Development| Start Date| |
Assessor name| Marc Gallagher|
Assignment Title| Taking responsibility for one’s personal and professional development|
The purpose of this assignment is to: determine if (you) the learner can demonstrate an ability to take responsibility for your own personal and professional development.| Scenario:Following a second apparently successful second job interview at NatTrainSolns (NTS) a small but influential management training consultancy agency based in City West Industrial Park, Dublin you have been advised by the HRM chief Tony Mullins that in order, finally, to qualify for the post that is be accepted and hired, you must now independently successfully complete four tasks: 2.1 evaluate your current skills and competencies against professional standards and organisational objectives, 2.2 identify your own development needs and the activities to meet them, 2.3 identify development opportunities to meet current and future defined needs and 2.4 devise a personal and professional plan based on identified needs.NatTrainSolns (NTS) is of the firm opinion that upon your having successfully completed these four tasks you will have clearly and definitively demonstrated the knowledge and skills set requirements ultimately demanded by the job. Tony Mullins has reminded you that this particular undertaking is, above all, an academic and scholarly exercise and that your responses to the tasks oulined above must be fully supported academically with scholarly references to relevant S-ML/S-DL theory, models, and current research published by academics, practitioners and authors.It is expected that the length of your report should be no longer than 1300 words and that it should contain in addition an introduction, a conclusion, a reference section and finally if required an appendix section in which you might...