One of the most important things an employee can do for him or herself, is to create a PDP or IDP, and to keep it up to date while working and building a career. APDP is a way to set a goal for skill building, promotions, and career planning, to ensure that continuous improvement occurs. Working with a manager or coach on a PDP can also signal to that manager that an employee cares about doing well, and wants to move up in the organization. Your plan should include, at a minimum:
For this assignment, you will create your own personal development plan. You will use either the form found in the textbook (p. 202), which you can type into Word, or you can find one online and use it (be sure to include the reference).
Your plan should include, at a minimum:
1. Current job and desired future job (in one year, 3 years, 5 years).
2. Current list of knowledge, skills, and abilities (at least 3 each).
3. Development Plan Objectives (at least 3 defined and described).
4. Development Plan Activities (at least 3 specific activities, with dates, costs, and relevance to your
5. desired career plan).
6. Request for support/assistance from your manager (at least two things s/he could do to assist you).
7. Provide the two biggest barriers you see to accomplishing your goals.