Personal and Professional Development & Self Managed Learning : Report

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................11.1 Self-managed learning approaches.......................................................................................11.2 Ways in which lifelong learning could be encouraged.........................................................21.3 Benefits of self-managed learning approaches to individual and organisation.....................2TASK 2...........................................................................................................................................32.1 Evaluation of own current skills and competencies against professional standards.............32.2 Own development needs and activities.................................................................................42.3 Various opportunities of development to meet current and future needs.............................42.4 Personal and professional development plan........................................................................4TASK 3............................................................................................................................................53.1 Activities and processes required to implement the plan......................................................53.2 Document development activities.........................................................................................53.3 Own learning against set objectives and aims in the development plan...............................63.4 Update plan based on feedback and evaluation collected.....................................................6TASK 4............................................................................................................................................74.1 Solutions to work based problems........................................................................................74.2 Communication in variety of styles at various levels...........................................................84.3 Use of effective time management strategies........................................................................8CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................8REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................10
INTRODUCTIONPersonal and professional of employees is one of the important element of everyenterprise. Skilled and capable employees contribute a lot in the overall success of the firm. Bydevelop various skills in the workers an organisation can achieve the success in an effective way(Moon,2013).Manager of firm can use the development plan for increasing the skills of workers.It is very important for an individual to do the analysis of his own strengths and weakness sothat he can better choose the line of his career and the same time can achieve growth andsuccess. Various approaches of self managed learning is detailed under this report. Both personaland professional learning could be encouraged by the lifelong long learning is also mentionedunder this. Various advantages of self learning approaches to individual and organisation ismentioned under this essay. Along with this, various solutions to work based problems andeffective time management strategies is also detailed under this.TASK 11.1 Self-managed learning approachesVarious approaches of self-learning are there. But for mange the self-learning it is veryessential to first evaluate the current business trends and at the same time analyse the variousobstacles coming in the path of learning. Following are the main ways of self-managed learning:Seminars and conferences:This is one of the effective and best way of self-managedlearning. In seminars and conferences large number of people exchange their views andideas which not only enhance the knowledge of an individual but at the same timeimprove his skills and personality traits. Along with this, it increases confidence of anindividual to speak before large number of audiences.Social platforms:This is one of the effective and interesting way of increase theknowledge of an individual. Today large number of social platforms are availablethrough which many people exchange their ideas and thoughts(Stenfors-Hayes and et.al.,2010). Twitter, Facebook all are the examples of social sites.Internet: This is another method of learning something different and new. In this, one canincrease his or her knowledge related with any topic by surfing various sites available.1
1.2 Ways in which lifelong learning could be encouragedContinuous evaluation and analysis of own strengths, weakness, threats and opportunitiesis known as continuous learning. It helps in building confidence of an individual and improve hiscommunication skills as well.Evaluation of self: SWOT is one of the relevant tool of doing self-evaluation, this willhelp me in identifying my strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. This can beunderstood by following:Strengths are “Good communication skills etc.Weakness are “Do not like change etc.Opportunities are “chances of growth and learn new things, better working environment”Threats can be “recession”Continuous learning:Learning something new from life events and experiences isknown as continuous learning. It helps in enhancing the knowledge of an individual andprovide support to enterprise to achieve set objectives easily.Effective leadership:Under this individual learns how different approaches of leadershipaffect the behaviour and activities of employees. This helps an individual to learn how hecan change his style of leadership for influencing large number of employees and totackle the critical situations. Overall it helps people to learn how to behave for effectivelyachieving ends results.Effective communication and good leadership: In today organisation, large number ofemployees work, belonging from different background and culture. Dealing withdifferent kind of employees is also a part of self-learning.1.3 Benefits of self-managed learning approaches to individual and organisationSelf-managed learning provides various benefits to both an individual and organisation aswell(Avalos, 2011). First of all, it increases the decision-making ability of the enterprise.Individual learn number of things from his past experience which increase the ability of firm andprovide support to enterprise in a professional way.In an organisation, large number of people come together for doing various tasks. Duringcompletion of task they exchange their thoughts and ideas which increase their various skills.Following are the main skills which can be developed in an individual while working in a teamin an enterprise:2
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