Advanced Professional Development Essay 2

2897 Words Jun 30th, 2010 12 Pages

As a manager/Leader I have to make portfolio of professional development. So in this portfolio I made evidence which is supported by my own advanced professional development journal. That includes my own personal skill audit, SWOT analysis, my learning style changes, skill acquisition with the help of some online tests like MBTI time management, learning inventory. This also includes material collected to demonstrate achievement of the criteria required by learning outcomes.

Task (1)


I encourage myself to pick up a pen and a piece of paper and note down the goals I want to reach. Look at each goal and evaluate it. Make any changes necessary to ensure it meets the criteria for SMART goals:
S = Specific
M =
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Auditory (listening or speaking)
3. Tactile/Kinesthetic (doing)

So to know my learning style I took a learning style test ‘discovering your learning styles’
And found that I am visual learner 50%, auditory learner 35%,tactile learner 10% ( I am visual learner most of the time. To make my learning more effective and valued I have to sharpen techniques for visual learning and also to acquire skills for that .Moreover I can make a right balance between two learning styles visual and auditory to make my learning affective for long use.

Techniques (skills) for visual learning are as follows:- • Creating and displaying banners which can be visualized later on. • Using or creating simple symbols are easy to remember. • Using colors is also an effective technique using different colors for headings paragraphs, and lines can make me arrange my projects or data more effectively • Watching videos and presentations I can encourage my self moreover creates creativity in work.

And in other way I can join the skills for auditory style with visual learning to make my learning more reliable and efficient and smooth. Techniques for auditory learning:- • Singing and listening to music is helpful in reducing stress during working hour. • Small

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