Effectiveness Of Different Development Activities In Improving Personal Performance

Kirkpatrick Model The Kirkpatrick Model is the worldwide standard for evaluating the effectiveness of training. Using this model, businesses can improve on the personal performance of employees. The Kirkpatrick Model uses 4 levels to measure how a personal respond to training through evaluating if the training has had a positive impact on the employee and […]

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How Development Activities Are Prioritised For Personal And Professional Development

Prioritising personal and professional development depends on a number of factors.  Initially, it is necessary to decide which areas are urgent, as to those which are important. A person taking on a completely new role may need to be trained in a specific area before they can be left to carry out the role unsupervised. […]

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How To Implement A Personal Development Plan (PDP)

There are 3 main considerations with implementing a personal development plan (PDP). These are:  putting aside some protected time to reflect and take stock away from distractions being systematic, writing a plan and regularly reviewing it over the course of the year finding at least one person who can act as a ‘critical friend’ to look objectively at […]

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How Different Learning Styles Contribute To Personal Development Planning

Some years ago, a new Chairman was appointed at a company I worked for. He knew very little about the employees of the company. One of the first things he did was to employ a company to test each employee so that he could grasp who each person learned new information. I now know that […]

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How To Develop An Effective Personal Professional Development Plan

When planning a personal professional development plan, both employees and employers need to look at a number of points which they can do so by asking a set of questions.  How is the current role progressing?  Are there any ongoing issues?  Is the employee being used to their full potential?  What additional training is required […]

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Value of Professional Networks and Bodies in Professional Development

Professional networks  Throughout my career, I have needed to build various professional networks, and these networks have been vital in ensuring the growth of any company that I have worked for. Such networks bind together the people that we deal regularly, from suppliers right through to the customer and help us achieve our goals.  Professional […]

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Understand How to Plan for Personal and Professional Development

Professional Networks Throughout my career I have needed to build various professional networks, and these networks have been vital in ensuring the growth of any company that I have worked for. Such networks bind together the people that we deal regularly, from suppliers right through to the customer and help us achieve our goals. Professional […]

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Understand How to Implement and Monitor a Personal Professional Development Plan

How to Implement a Personal Development Plan (PDP) According to jobs.ac.uk, there are 3 main areas to implementing a personal development plan. These are: putting aside some protected time to reflect and take stock being systematic, writing a plan and regularly reviewing it finding at least one person who can act as a ‘critical friend’ […]

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Factors which Influence the Need for Personal and Professional Development

Trends and developments in management that influence the need for professional development As international trade and development has increased over the past century, it has become vital for managers to be able to adapt to the effect on their business. Technology has played a major part in the globalisation of businesses, bringing countries and continents […]

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How To Monitor Personal Development and Progression Against Objectives

To monitor personal development and progression against objectives, managers need to agree how and when development will be monitored, as well as how and when a personal development plan is reviewed. When employees are progressing towards an aspect of their professional development, they should be regularly assessed and reviewed at agreed stages to ensure that […]

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