Personal Development Plan Essay

1898 Words Jan 12th, 2013 8 Pages
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN
1. Introduction
The aim of this assessment is to build a Personal Development Plan and evaluate my current skills and knowledge. The primary objective of PDP is to improve my knowledge and plan my educational development according to my background and personal experience so far.
2. What is PDP
According to the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education in UK (QAA 2004) defined PDP as:
‘a structured and supported process undertaken by an individual to reflect upon their own learning, performance and/or achievement and to plan for their personal, educational and career development. The primary objective for PDP is to improve the capacity of individuals to understand what and how they are learning, and to review,
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Also according to my working experience I demonstrated good presentation skills as I had made lots of lectures to small audience.
Weaknesses
My weaknesses I believe are part of my character. I would call myself perfectionist, as I spend much time to make everything perfect and I stuck in details so I lose valuable time. As I had many things to do at the same time I lost my time control and is difficult to control and combined my personal and professional life. Before i enrol to this Master’s Degree program i wasn’t sure if i could handle to study and work together, as i am not the most organise person. Starting lessons help me manage my time and realise that if we want something very much we can achieve the best of it.
Opportunities
After completing my Master Degree I strongly believe I will be able to approach new challenges in my career and in my life. Based on the knowledge I gained from the course I will be able to use my managerial skills, marketing, business and strategic planning to build my own business and be my own boss.
Threats
Upon completion of my MA degree I will be theoretical capable to use my knowledge and skills I learned from my master degree, hence I won’t be full able to use it in practise as I have no managerial experience yet. Another negative aspect is the competition that grows from the fact that other students graduating with the same degree globally.
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4. Setting my goals
According to Denis Watley Quotation ‘The reason most people

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