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Prepare And Implement A Personal Development Plan Education Essay

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Each of our work guided by the goal. we cannot live without doing any work. If we start our work by paining, that is definite to get success or reach the goal. Otherwise if we start to work without any plan there is certainly we get little achieve but we lost more time and resource. There should be need special skill to do any kinds of work. To get rational skill and knowledge we need rational learning style. Before the start new learning we need to do self-assignment about own skill and knowledge. Before the start of new thing to prepare the personal development plan (PDP) is so reasonable manner. How would we define a personal development plan? Well I would define it as a plan we make for our self to achieve something in our life. What do we wish to accomplish? Do you want to start a wholesale business? Do we want to get a new career? Whatever it is our wish to do we will need to define a personal development plan and put begin to put it into action. The PDP has given us the fully guide line of our learning.

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What is Personal Development Plan (PDP)

In the general sense personal Development Plan is that kinds of plan which we prepared to before the start of our work to made the success of our goal. In the PDP we analysis of our exacting skill and ability, and what goal we need to achieve after the work this all thing include in the PDP. It is a kinds of working plan. Personal Development Planning can be defined as a process that helps you to think about your own learning, performance and/or achievements and to plan for your personal, educational and career development. [1] 

Therefore under the PDP include of this thing:

Current proficiency.

What is the skill which is going to learn

How and with whom is going to learn new skill

Learning or working time scale

Criteria for judging success

The evidence of learn or work.

In this way, PDP is that thing it help to us to know what we going to do , what skill I have available and what result is came it all thing and as well as it help to systematic and achievable of our work.

Significance of a PDP for University student

PDP has played a most significance role for a university student like me. A student main goal and purpose is to learn new skill and knowledge. For example I came in UK to study of business management. After the study I want to learn newly management related skill and knowledge. To learn new skill and knowledge I spend my money and time in the UK. When I learn about the PDP then I also made my PDP and now I have implement it in my existing student life it help to me so much to effective learning. For example after the study of management research project and presentation I had learn the skill of how to prepare the project? How to present it with other? How to answer the question of participator? How to manage the feedback? How to solve the problem? In here, my PDP has support to me made a confidence of that work.

PDP is the so important of a university student. PDP has encourage to student to learn a new skill and knowledge. It give a clear vision of the student learning. It give a clarity of what is learning and how it is going to learn. I give a method of learning for the student. PDP has identify the what skill already to learner and what skill need to learn. From the PDP what skill I am success to learn and what skill I did not learn it also identify. By the PDP we can know what should be need to do in the next stapes as well.

In the conclusion, we can said PDP has help to us to manage our time, work, learn and as well as it give a vision of our future and help to made of our future planning therefore PDP has play must significance role in the university student.

4. Implement of my PDP, suggest and explain of my Action plan.

When I understand the significant of PDP for a student then I also prepared and implementing of my PDP. My learning goal is to make a success manager so my purpose is to stay in UK and study of business management. I want to learn communication skill, team working skill, leadership skill, decision-making skill, problem-solving skill, organization operation skill, under one year time period. As well as I want to learn the theoretic knowledge of commerce, business, and management. For that purpose now I am studying in LSBM in postgraduate level of APDMS course. Action Planning helps me to identify and set targets, documenting a thought out strategy. A well written action plan will be clear in its intentions, unambiguous and focussed. I am going to saw the long-term action plan of my PDP simple and the table of personal development plan is in appendix -1:

My long-term aspirations and goal:

About me: my plan beyond post graduation

I would like to get a job working in business organisation’s manager for long company

Opportunities: way forward for me

I will find out what quality and experience is need for the job

Action planning target

Action points

By when

Find out what qualification I need to get

By the end of 1st semester

Investigate what experience is repaired for the job

By the mead in 2nd semester

Speak to my advisor of studies

By the end of second semester

Note on completion

5. Important of self-review

Self-review is so important of a university student. Self —review had help to me to identify the success and unsuccessful part of my PDP implement. After the self-review I can learn how many skill and knowledge and how many I did not learn? To know our success and unsuccessful part we can made a further strategy. And we get the chance to improve ourself. . After the self-review mainly we can learn following thing:

Is our work going to meet the personal goal.

What I do well and where I can improve.

My personality and personal quality.

What if fiend motivating and what interests.

How I learn best.

Self review help to us to remove the coming learning obstacle and keep the alert position in all time as well as give the opportunity to improve of our PDP.

6. Self-review influence on the Effectiveness of my Individual Learning

Self-review has important influence in my learning. I failed in some module in my first semester after that I doing my self-review and asked the question why I failed? When I did my self-review I find out, in the past time I studied in Nepal in theoretical base but in UK study method is practical base method so there is learning style is not matching and I did not learn properly and I failed in the exam. And the other reason is, in Nepal my study method is Nepali medium but in England I am studying in English medium first chance. The is reason of language weakness I did not learn so many thing as well as I could not expresses of my learn thing also so I failed in the exam. Main this two thing I find out after my self- review and now I am try to remove that my weakness and going to made more effective of my study.

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7. Conclusion:

There is so important of Personal Development of a university student. So there should be need to prepare and implement a PDP for a university student. PDP has encouraged studying a student. A student’s PDP has helped the student to identified, what I learn? What should be needed to learn? What is the action of learning? Which skill has I learn? and what is my progress etc. In this way PDP has help to got a student object and give the clear guideline. In my experience PDP has help me to learn many kinds of business management related skill which I want to learn. For that purpose I did self-review of my PDP in time to time. Self-review has identify to me my weakness of learning when I identify of my weakness I have improvement that and go ahead. In this way self-review has brought to effectiveness in my learning process. Especially after my self-review I get the chance to improvement my language and practical base study method.


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