Study on Personal and Professional Development

Added on -2020-02-05

| 13 pages| 5126 words| 40 views

Trusted by 2+ million users,
1000+ happy students everyday

Showing pages 1 to 4 of 13 pages

Personal and Professional Development 1
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION................................................................................................................................2TASK 1.................................................................................................................................................21.1 Evaluation of self-managed learning and lifelong learning in relation to my own experience..21.2 Ways by which lifelong learning in personal and professional development areas can be encouraged........................................................................................................................................31.3 Evaluation of self managed learning to me and my organization..............................................3TASK 2.................................................................................................................................................42.1 Audit for own personal skills and competencies using the formate and evaluation of skills needed to work professionally in Starwood Hotels and Resorts......................................................42.2 Identification of own development needs and activities required to meet them........................52.3 Identification of own development opportunities to meet current and future defined goals.....52.4 Developing personal and professional development plan based on identified needs.................6TASK 3.................................................................................................................................................63.1 Discussion of processes and activities required to implement the development plan................63.2 Undertake and document development activities as planned.....................................................73.3 Critical reflection on own learning against original aims and objectives set in the development plan..............................................................................................................................73.4 Updating the development plan based on feedback and evaluation...........................................8TASK 4.................................................................................................................................................94.1 Investigation of work-based problem in work environment and solution to that problem........94.2 Different style of communication at various level of Starwood Hotels and Resorts..................94.3 Evaluation of effectiveness of different time management strategies used in Starwood Hotels and Resorts......................................................................................................................................10CONCLUSION..................................................................................................................................10REFERENCES...................................................................................................................................111
INTRODUCTION Personal and Professional development both are considering as a driving force that boost ofcareer and growth of individual. To get employment in an organization, it requires a continuouspersonal and professional development. In a personal life, by learning various kinds of skills andknowledge, it becomes simple to manage daily life work. This things assist individual to use it inprofessional life to complete their jobs (Andersson, 2012). From research, it finds that personal andprofessional skills are most important to promote staff and their development in an organization.The aim of this development is to develop learning abilities in a person to organize, manage andpractise a wide range of approaches to improve own performance. The present study is based onpersonal and professional development and to understand its importance in individual life, variouscases are taking into the consideration. Objectives that will cover under the following research arerole of self managed learning in enhancing lifelong development, ways to promote lifelonglearning, benefits of the self managed learning etc. TASK 11.1 Evaluation of self-managed learning and lifelong learning in relation to my own experience Working as Assistant Manager in Starwood Hotels and Resorts, self-managed and life linglearning play an important role. On daily basis, I have faced various problems while working andcoordinate with staff. To deal with issues and deliver right services to the customers, it is essentialfor me to work over self-managed and lifelong learning (Bassot, 2014). A problem which I havebeen currently faced is unable to understand the preference and needs of the customers. To solvethis, I have taken help of different methods and in this respect, evaluation of self-managed andlifelong learning approaches are as follows:Social networks: By getting socialize with local community through numerous social media such asFacebook, Twitter, Google+ etc, it has easier for me to understand the tastes, needs and preferencesof the end users. The reason of selecting this for self managed learning is people spend more timeon social networks where they share their ideas, opinions and other things with the other ones. So,by connecting with the consumers all the time, it has been easy for me to know about expectationsof them and offer the services according to them (Bates, Swennen and Jones, 2014). Internet: With the help of this, I have searched different articles that was relating to understandneeds and preference of the end users. On the basis of this, I have been able to developedquestionnaire and survey to solve workplace issue. Responses of the guests assist me to makeimprovement in existing services.2
1.2 Ways by which lifelong learning in personal and professional development areas can be encouraged There are different methods by which lifelong learning in personal and professionaldevelopment areas can be improved that are as follows:Self evaluation: It is a good method that will encourage me for personal and professionaldevelopment areas. By analysing strengths and weaknesses on monthly basis, I can find importantinformation regarding lacking areas that will require more improvements (Corrie, 2007). With thehelp of this strategy, I can maintained lifelong learning in personal and professional developmentareas. Continuous learning: It means learning from experience and events. By learning from pastexperience, I can easily find those areas that requires more improvement. Along with this, I will beable to determine some good ideas and strategies that can be use in the near future to deal withsimilar situations (Charleson, 2012). Self motivation: It is also a good option to promote lifelong learning in personal and professionaldevelopment areas. With the help of this, I will be able to learn the things my myself by gettingsuccess or failure in a job duties. My mistakes will motivate me to learn new skills and techniquesso that same thing would not be repeat in near future. My success will motivate me to keep maintainsame attitude and behaviour to deal issues in future. 1.3 Evaluation of self managed learning to me and my organizationSelf-managed learning benefits to me:Improve different skills: Self-managed learning approach assist me to bring theimprovements in various skills where I have currently lacking. It will help me in bothpersonal and professional developments so that I ca deal with Starwood Hotels and Resortsworkplace issues (Chou and et.al., 2014). Promote natural development: With the application of self-managed learning approach, ithas bring the development and improvement in self-confidence, taking initiative, able totake right decisions etc. Self-managed learning benefits to Starwood Hotels and Resorts: Help in achieve strategic business objectives: Self-managed learning develop new skillsand knowledge in the staff and it delivers various benefits to the organization in terms ofachieving business objectives (Skiff, 2009).Improve decision making process: Self-managed learning assist the hotel to take right andmore effective decisions by analysing past experience and mistakes. It will becomes easy for3

Found this document preview useful?

You are reading a preview
Upload your documents to download
or
Become a Desklib member to get accesss

Premium

$45

Q&A Library Access

Chat support

12

Document Unlocks

4

Answer Unlocks

Students who viewed this