Personal Professional development is gaining skills to help an individual progress at work or for career upgrade, Personal professional development is designed to give tools that help to examine development needs and resolve it. “Professional development encompasses all types of facilitated learning opportunities, ranging from college degrees to formal coursework, conferences and informal learning opportunities situated in practice. (Jasper, M. (2006)).” A development can occur in class or personally; self-manage learning is an aspect of professional development, which is personally motivated for a specific goal achievement. Self-managed learning is a way people or an individual gains new skills, which could be of benefit in a society, at work or in a diversified environment. It’s one of personal professional development virtue which helps individuals to manage or gain skills at their own pace and time. Self-managed learning give a share control of learning to the candidate that is willing to take this route and further in whatever they feel they need progress in.
There are several approaches to self-managed learning some of it involves groups knowledge sharing, Internet, software package, university distance programs and many more (Murphy-Latta,Terry .2008). In other to have a successful career, I must be ready to learn, be able to set learning goals, and must be ready to engage in learning process. History has it that most thinkers are highly self motivated, they are personally ready to face any hardship that comes with them achieving their goal; take for instant Albert Einstein the father of mass-energy equivalence, had a prolonged self reserved study and thinking time, in his garden or at home dwelling on issues to improve his theoretical physics knowledge, right from his younger age to his adulthood. Learning must not be bound by age or time and place; it should be progressive with no limit to where, how, when, what and who helped to