Personal and Professional Development Assignment Help

Personal and Professional Development Assignment Help

Assignment Front Sheet

Personal and Professional Development

   
Assignment title  1 of 1 Devise Personal Portfolio to Prepare for Career with an MNC
In this assessment you will have opportunities to provide evidence against the following criteria.
Indicate the page numbers where the evidence can be found.
Learning Outcome Learning outcome Assessment Criteria In this assessment you will have the opportunity to present evidence that shows you are able to: Task no. Evidence

(Page no)

LO1 Understand

how self

managed

learning can

enhance

lifelong

development

1.1 Evaluate approaches to self-managed learning 1
1.2 Propose ways in which lifelong

learning in personal and professional contexts could be

encouraged

1
1.3 Evaluate the benefits of self managed learning to

the individual and organisation

1
LO2 Be able to

take

responsibility

for own

personal and

professional

development

2.1 Evaluate own current skills and

Competencies against professional

standards and organisational

objectives

2
2.2 Identify own development needs

and the activities required to meet

them

2
2.3 Identify development opportunities to meet current and future defined needs 2
2.4 Devise a personal and professional

development plan based on identified needs

2
LO3  

Be able to

implement

and

continually

review own

personal and

professional

development

plan

3.1 Discuss the processes and

activities required to implement the

development plan

3
3.2 Undertake and document

Development activities as planned

3
3.3 Reflect critically on own learning against original aims and

objectives set in the development plan

3
3.4 Update the development plan

based on feedback and evaluation

3
LO4 Be able to

demonstrate

acquired

interpersonal

and

transferable

skills

4.1 Select solutions to work-based

Problems

4
4.2 Communicate in a variety of styles and appropriate manner

at various levels

4
4.3 Evaluate and use effective time

Management strategies

4
In addition to the above PASS criteria, this assignment gives you the opportunity to submit evidence in order to achieve the following MERIT and DISTINCTION grades
Grade Descriptor Indicative characteristic/s Contextualisation
M1 Identify and apply strategies to find appropriate solutions Effective judgement have been made

An effective approach to study and research has been applied

 

To achieve M1, you would have shown an effective judgement and/or approach to the self assessment and personal development. This includes identifying and using suitable self learning approaches

(Task 1)

M2 Select/design and apply appropriate methods/Techniques Relevant theories and techniques have been applied

A range of methods and techniques have been applied

A range of source information has been used.

The selection of methods and techniques/sources has been justified.

To achieve M2, you would have shown the use of learning style, self-managed learning approach and other theories and techniques for personal and professional development

(Task 1 and 2)

M3 Present and communicate appropriate findings The appropriate structure and approach has been used.

Coherent, logical development of principles/concepts for the intended audience.

A range of methods of presentation have been used and technical language has been accurately used.

To achieve M3,  An appropriate structure and

approach has been used in the process of development of the Personal Development Plan.

 

Presentation materials such as tables, graphs, Gantt charts, etc. as well as evidence of appropriate communication in the chosen context/ CSR event have been shown.

 

(Task 2 and 4)

D1 Use critical reflection to evaluate own work and justify valid conclusions Conclusions have been arrived at through synthesis of ideas and have been justified.

The validity of results has been evaluated using defined criteria

Self-criticism of approach has taken place

To achieve D1, you must draw conclusions and effectively show the link between learning needs & opportunities and PPD plan & actions taken.

You mush show the critical reflection of your own learning against original PDP’s objectives.

(Task 2 & 3)

D2 Take responsibility for managing and organising activities Autonomy/independence has been demonstrated

Substantial activities, projects or investigations have been planned, managed and organised

Activities have been managed.

To achieve D2, you must demonstrate the independence in the process of development of your PDP.

You must indicate that activities in the chosen context/ CSR event have been planned, organised and managed.

(Task 2 & 4)

D3 Demonstrate convergent / lateral /  creative thinking Ideas have been generated and decisions taken.

Self-evaluation has taken place

Convergent and lateral thinking has been applied.

Problems have been solved.

To achieve D3, you must demonstrate that convergent/lateral/creative thinking have been used in the process of development of your PDP.

You must indicate that work- based problems in the chosen context/ CSR event have been effectively identified, analysed, and solved.

(Task 2 & 4)

Task 1 (LO 1: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 and M1 and M2)

Task 1: Write a self reflection report on the following:

 Evaluate approaches to self-managed learning that are relevant for you when you work in the company that you choose. (1.1)

Propose the ways in which lifelong learning in personal and professional contexts could be encouraged in the position and the company that you choose. (1.2)

Evaluate the benefits of self-managed learning to you and the company. (1.3)

To achieve M1, you would have shown an effective judgement and/or approach to the self assessment and personal development. This includes identifying and using suitable self learning approaches.

To achieve M2, you would have shown the use of learning style, self-managed learning approach and other theories and techniques for personal and professional development.

Task 2 (LO 2: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 and M2, M3, amd D1)

Task 2: How would you take responsibility for your own professional development bythe following?

 Evaluate your own current skills and competencies against professional standards and possible organisational objectives. To help you evaluate your current skills, you need to prepare CV that indicates your skills and competencies. You will then analyse your strengths and weaknesses. (2.1)

Identify own development needs and the activities required to meet them. Your development needs should be directed toward meeting job requirements of the position that you have chosen (2.2)

Identify development opportunities to meet current and future defined needs. (2.3)

Devise a personal and professional development plan based on identified needs. (2.4)

To achieve M2, you would have shown the use of learning style, self-managed learning approach and other theories and techniques for personal and professional development.

To achieve M3, an appropriate structure and approach has been used in the process of development of the Personal Development Plan. Presentation materials such as tables, graphs, Gantt charts, etc. as well as evidence of appropriate communication in the chosen context/ CSR event have been shown.

To achieve D1, you must draw conclusions and effectively show the link between learning needs & opportunities and PPD plan & actions taken. You mush show the critical reflection of your own learning against original PDP’s objectives.

 

Task 3 (LO 3: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 and D1 and D3)

 Task 3

Discuss how you will implement and continually renew your own personal and professional development plan.

Discuss the processes and activities required to implement the development plan. (3.1)

Undertake and document development activities as planned. (3.2)

Reflect critically on own learning against original aims and objectives set in the development plan. (3.3)

Update the development plan based on feedback and evaluation. (3.4)

To achieve D1, you must draw conclusions and effectively show the link between learning needs & opportunities and PPD plan & actions taken. You mush show the critical reflection of your own learning against original PDP’s objectives.

To achieve D3, you must demonstrate that convergent/lateral/creative thinking have been used in the process of development of your PDP. You must indicate that work- based problems in the chosen context / CSR event / other event have been effectively identified, analysed, and solved.

Task 4 (LO4: 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, and  M3, D2 and D3)

Select solutions to work based problems. (4.1)

Communicate in a variety of styles and appropriate manner at various levels. You will include all evidences that demonstrate your ability to communicate effectively with others while organising the event. In addition to this, you will also write a cover letter. (4.2)

Evaluate and use time management strategies (4.3)

 To achieve M3, an appropriate structure and approach has been used in the process of development of the Personal Development Plan. Presentation materials such as tables, graphs, Gantt charts, etc. as well as evidence of appropriate communication in the chosen context / CSR event / other event  have been shown.

To achieve D2, you must demonstrate the independence in the process of development of your PDP. You must indicate that activities in the chosen context/ CSR event have been planned, organised and managed.

To achieve D3, you must demonstrate that convergent/lateral/creative thinking have been used in the process of development of your PDP. You must indicate that work- based problems in the chosen context / CSR event / other event have been effectively identified, analysed, and solved.

PRESENTATION

1.The assignment should have a cover page that includes the assignment title, assignment number, course title, module title, Lecturer/tutor name and student’s name. Attach all the pages of assignment brief/achievement summary with your report and leave them blank for official use.
2.Ensure that authenticity declaration has been signed.
3.This is an individual assignment.
4.Content sheet with a list of all headings and page numbers.
5.A fully typed up professionally presented report document. Use 12 point Arial or Times New Roman script.
6.Your assignment should be word-processed and should be 3,000 words in length.
7.Use the Harvard referencing system.
8.Exhibits/appendices are outside this limit.
9.The assignment should contain a list of any references used in the report.

NOTES TO STUDENTS FOR SUBMISSION

•Check carefully the submission date and the instructions given with the assignment. Late assignments will not be accepted with special approval.
•Ensure that you give yourself enough time to complete the assignment by the due date.
•Do not leave things such as printing to the last minute – excuses of this nature will not be accepted for failure to hand-in the work on time.
•You must take responsibility for managing your own time effectively.
•If you are unable to hand in your assignment on time and have valid reasons such as illness, you may apply (in writing) for an extension.
•Failure to achieve a PASS grade will results in a REFERRAL grade being given.
•Take great care that if you use other people’s work or ideas in your assignment, you properly reference them in your text and any bibliography.
•NOTE: If you are caught plagiarising, the College policies and procedures will apply.

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