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Learning and Teaching: Theories, Approaches and Models

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Learning and Teaching: Theories, Approaches and Models

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION.......................................................................................................................3LO 1.................................................................................................................................................3P1. Importance of ongoing professional development to stakeholders.......................................3P2. Skills and competencies expected by an employer...............................................................4LO 2.................................................................................................................................................6P3.Assesment of skills and competencies with the help of various self-assessment approaches.....................................................................................................................................................6P4. Learning theories and approaches used for personal and professional development...........7LO 3.................................................................................................................................................9P5. Professional development plan.............................................................................................9LO 4...............................................................................................................................................11P6. Job interview for human resource manager........................................................................11P7. Strength and weakness .......................................................................................................13CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................13REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................14
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INTRODUCTIONThe study will cover the importance of ongoing professional development for theemployees and the employers of the organisation. It will also highlight the various skills andcompetencies such as hard skills which include technical skills, accounting skills etc. as well assoft skills such as communication skills, self confidence, creative thinking etc. The study willcover how an individual can asses own skill with the help of taking job role of travel and tourismindustry it has been explained with the help of different learning approaches such asbehaviourist approach and Cognitive approach. The study will also explain the Kolb's learningtheory for professional development(Zepeda, 2019). The study covers the development plan, adevelopment plans help an individual to enhance its own skills and knowledge by taking propersteps. LO 1P1. Importance of ongoing professional development to stakeholdersProfessional development Plan : It is designed by the managers who are working closwly withthe staff members in order to identify the skills and resources needed in order to support staffmembers to achieve career goal and business needs.Stakeholders of an Topdeck get benefits from the professional development in various ways :It is necessary for an organisation to run a professional development plan in order toensure that people within the organisation continuously improve their skills and ability. TheTopdeck ensure that the learning of individuals is ensured. On going development plan helps anindividual to feel confident with their skills and knowledge(Perry, 2017.).Benefits to employer : It ensures high retention rate of employees. As a professional development programmeconducted by the Topdeck shows that they care about its employee and about their careerprogression.It also signals competency on the behalf of employer. It helps in creating confidence among the employees of the companyIt also helps the stakeholders of the company to make succession planning easier. As ithelps Topdeck to create leaders within the organization rather than recruiting from
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outside. It helps the company to give the position to the knowledgeable candidate whoknow their all the aspects of working of an organization(Madu, and et.al., 2019.).Professional development plan helps to break the monotony as the employees feel boredor frustrated by doing the same thing for a long time. Professional development plan bythe Topdeck helps its employee to reenergize as the staff of the company gain new skills.Benefit to employee :Professional development plan help employees to create a sense of satisfaction withinthem, it helps them in increasing employability. It helps an employee to increase theirmotivation level. As with the help of professional development plan employees learnvarious new things and enhance there skills as a result it helps them to increase theirefficiency and result in financial gain.Professional development plan also helps to improve efficiency of employees. As in theprofessional development programme the expertise of the different department share theirexperience which helps the employees to gain knowledge related with their work. It helpsin increasing productivity and efficiency within the company.P2. Skills and competencies expected by an employerIt is important for an individual to posse a professional skills which includes personalpresentation. As in hospitality industry a personal presentation plays an important role asemployees such as front desk staff has to interact with the customers or guests therefore anindividual appearance creates an impact on the customer about the Topdeck. Maintaining theprofessional standards in the workplace helps in creating brand image. The Common skills expected in the workplaceSkills and competenciesFor employerProfessional language andcommunicationSoft skills The person should be good in communication as to representthem as a professional. The person should have goodcommunication skills as to meet the requirements of thebusiness such as negotiation skillsAn individual must posses soft skills such as self confidenceand delegation. A company need that the person should begood in building network which will help the business to grow
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