Professional development for strategic managers

Personal development plan (PDP) is very important to achieve in our life. There is no anyone in all around the world who can achieve something by ignoring personal development. I will mention most important three reasons why it is necessary for succeed. 1 . Personal Development direct your attention back to what are important. There are a lot of things in our life which one can divert the attention from important. Those distraction are mainly in short term pleasures but in long term we have to suffer. 2. .Personal Development rises our ability. It helps us to progress our ability . E have limited ability to solve the different kinds of problem. But personal development teaches us a lot of things to solve a massive problem. 3. Personal Development introduces us with new positive people which helps us to learn new something. Then we can bring higher and higher level in our life. To evaluate personal skills we can many methods for this,me personally suggest to follow time management and SMART. Those will be describe belittle MANAGEMENT: This section discusses personal time management skills. These are essential skills for effective people.

People who use these techniques routinely are the highest achievers In all walks of fife, from business to sport to public service. If you use these skills well, then you will be able to function effectively, even under Intense pressure. At the heart of time management Is an Important shift In focus: Concentrate on results, not on being busy Many people spend their days In a frenzy of activity, but achieve very little because they are not concentrating on the right things. The SMART method one way to help objective S for Specific: There are some key factors which should be available in the objectives that are clear and well defined.

They should be describe seventy percent. It will be realistically achievable. 0 R for Realistic: The another important fact is relevant which cannot be cannot achieve big successes. A. T for Time-based the last factor is time based. For setting objective should make a schedule where will be included details of delivery where objectives are to be completed. (televangelists. Com). If I compeer these methods SMART is perfect and effective method for setting objective where is included time management too 1. 2 There are many strategic detraction of organization which is very on organization.

We can assess it by some professional skills. Now I will mention some key points of professional skills :- 0 A leader sounds trouble staffs. 0 A leader should have good knowledge in coaching and tanning. 0 A leader should have interest to new skills and knowledge. 0 Presentation is very important to achieve the attention of customers. 0 A leader should have developed the personal network. There are some others skills are as well : 0 Problem solving. 0 Decision making. 0 Effective communication:communication is very important for a good leader. 0 Questioners 0 Handling conflict.

Another most important Continuing Professional Development (CAP) which has some important principles which are follows: 0 It should be continuous as professionals should always seek to develop. 0 It should be owned and managed by the individual learner the objective. The objective of CAP are as fellows: 0 To combine learning with work in a way significant for individual. 0 To inspire person to learn at work. 0 To ensure workers have up to date information and skills. 0 To contribute to progress of a learning business. The benefit of CAP are as follows 0 It is a very important vehicle for change. It provides guide for self-development. 0 It creates a more flexible and capable employees. 2. 1. Skill audit is most essential to meet and present and future leadership requiring. It is also help to identify the weakness of skills. We can use some tools to evaluate the strategic skills needed to meet the leadership requirement. SOOT is the very famous methods for to meet current and future requirement. : A process generates information that is helpful in matching an organization or group”s goals, programs, and capacities to the social environment in which it operates.

Note that in itself is only a data capture – the analysis follows. Strengths Positive tangible and intangible attributes, internal to an organization. They are thin the organization”s control. Weakness Factors that are within an organization”s control that detract from its ability to attain the desired goal. Which areas might the organization improve? Opportunities External attractive factors that represent the reason for an organization to exist and develop. What opportunities exist in the environment, which will propel the organization?

Identify them by their “time frames” Threats External factors, beyond an organization”s control, which could place the organization mission or operation at risk. The organization may benefit by having contingency plans to address them if they should occur. Classify them by their “seriousness” and “probability of occurrence”. 2. 2 There are many people who defend the learning in different way I will describer some methods s follows:0 Kola identified fore leaning styles which point out some conditions under which learners learn better these styles are:B. Assimilation;- when any logical theories present in fort of learners, they learn better.

C. Converges:- when provide with practical application of concept and theories, they learn better. D. Accommodation:- Who learn better when supplied with “hands-on” experiences. Adapt( (wry. Businessman’s. Com) Honey and Uniform learning style: The Honey and Uniform s learning style follows the Kola”s learning styles how they deals with problem solving and decision making these four styles are. 1 . Activist : Activist make in new experience and learn from them. Have an open minded near to learning These we experiences are 0 Group discussion. 0 Puzzles. 0 Competitions. 2.

Reflector: Reflector is apposite of activists. These people need to observe and investigate before making decision that is why it”s need data and analysis. 3. Theorists:These learner line to learn the theory behind the actions. They need models ,statistics and applying theories. . Pragmatist:When pragmatists learn any new idea then they try to use these things in practical way to handle the problem. After all Honey and Uniform learning style is more effective because by these style teacher, student even business managers ( Adair J, lien M ,2002) Task. 2 3. 1 My Personal Development plan: 1.

Encourage innovation in my business Excellent performance in this area results in being able to: ; ensure that there is a well-communicated innovation strategy that fits with the overall vision of the business ; motivate people across the business to identify ideas for new products or services ensure that resources, particularly time, are made available for idea generation, development and testing of ideas ; evaluate business cases and plans, approve those that appear viable and monitor their progress ; how to develop a business strategy for innovation and communicate it across the business ; methods for identifying and pursuing opportunities to work in partnership with external experts ; how to recognize and manage risk and encourage others to take acceptable risks ; how to provide constructive feedback on ideas to teams and individuals ; how to viable 2. Plan change

Excellent performance in this area results in being able to: ; assess the gap between the current and required future state of procedures, systems, structures and roles ; assess the risks and benefits associated with your strategies and plans and develop contingency arrangements ; make sure your plans include short-term “wins” as well as longer-term deliverables ; develop systems for monitoring and assessing progress ; develop a communication strategy that allows people to give feedback ; identify training and support needs and plan how to meet these In order to improve in this area, I may want to get some advice on: the main models and methods for managing change effectively ; effective planning techniques ; theory and application of the change or performance curve ; theory and understanding of teams, including an understanding of team-building techniques and how to apply them ; how to assess the risks and benefits associated with strategies and plans 3.

Lead change ; communicate your vision of the future, the reasons for the change and the benefits to everyone involved ; make sure the people responsible for planning and implementing change understand their responsibilities ; set and priorities objectives for the change identify strategies for achieving the vision and communicate them clearly to everyone involved ; communicate progress to everyone involved and celebrate achievement ; identify and deal with obstacles to change In order to improve in this area, I may want to get some advice on: ; the main models and methods for leading organizational change and their strengths and weaknesses ; principles and application of risk assessment ; how to use different leadership styles and behaviors for different circumstances ; the political, bureaucratic and resource barriers to change, and the techniques for dealing with these how to use different methods of communication in various circumstances ; stakeholder expectations and how they influence the change process 4.

Manage a programmer of projects ; make sure everyone involved is clear about how the programmer links to strategic targets ; take account of all essential needs and translate strategic targets into practical, efficient and effective actions ; make sure everyone involved understands the critical aspects of the programmer and arrangements for dealing with contingencies ; monitor and control the programmer so that it achieves the stated objectives on time and within budget make recommendations, which identify good practice and areas for improvement ; tell everyone involved about important issues and the results of putting the programmer into practice In order to improve in this area, I may want to get some advice on: ; the difference between project and programmer management and the role of a programmer manager ; principles, processes, tools and techniques for managing programmer ; the basic principles, methods and techniques of total quality management ; how to manage, motivate, plan, monitor, and assess people ; how to assess and manage risk ; how to manage change within projects and programmer .

Implement change ; create a vision of where your area is going, together with supportive objectives and operational plans ; communicate regularly, making effective use of a range of different communication methods ; develop a range of leadership styles and apply them to appropriate situations and people ; give people in your area support and advice when they need it especially during periods of setback and change. ; encourage people to take a lead in their own areas of expertise and show willingness to follow this lead ; how to create a compelling vision for an area of responsibility ; a range of different dervish styles and communication methods ; how to get and make use of feedback from people on your leadership performance ; Types of difficulties and challenges that may arise and ways of overcoming them ; the benefits of and how to create and maintain a culture that encourages creativity ; the importance of encouraging others to take the lead In my personal development plan has some obstacles achieve my goals.

I have lack of proper decision making and revising the plan. If I consider the SMART objectives then I can do overcome all of obstacles there are some objectives as follows:We should insider the some leadership skills which are bellow 0 Keep current with best practice: Manager will think to save money by low cost but he expect best quality and effective benefit. 0 Understand the customer needs: Management should realize what is customer looking for then give them some special offer. 0 Need appropriate strategy : Strategy will be changed according to market, what opportunities are available References: 1 . Aubrey,B(2010) Personal Enterprises in the global workplace. Publisher McGraw Hill. 2.