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Five-Year Career Development Plan
MGT/431
March 24, 2011

When developing a good five year career plan I had to ask myself where, I wanted to be in five years. This question would be critical for my future. When I was in school in thought, I knew my career path. I was convince I was going to become a nurse. As years past, I found myself moving away from nursing and interested in teaching. However, my transition would not be as smooth as once believed. According to Career vision, (2004), “for some people, the five year career plan may be a plan to prepare them for another job, for others it may be a plan to develop skills used in their current job. The five year plan is very much an individual plan, and is to be used solely for the benefit of that person.” The following paragraphs below will discuss my personal five-year career development plan. Career Goals and Objectives

Career goals are a “long-range career goal is a goal that incorporates all the information that you have gathered through Self-discovery and Investigation but may take several years of training and/or education to accomplish and objectives are realistic future outcomes of something you set your mind to” (Arizona State University, 2007). Objectives are the practical steps needed to help you achieve your short-term and long-range goals (Arizona State University, 2007). My career goals are to obtain my bachelors degree in business management. Thereafter, I want to seek employment in a management position. I want to experience the hands-on training because in the near future I would like to own my own restaurant. With management experience combined with the knowledge I am currently learning from the University of Phoenix. I will have enough knowledge and experience to be a superb manager. With graduation only a few months away, I also plan to speak with my current employer about any obtain a higher position. My current job has expanded recently, their services to a new...
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