Personal Development Action Plan – Best Tool for Career Change and Progression

Not happy with your job?

Looking for a career change or new direction?


Cannot see your bright career?

Most people want to achieve career success, but how can you make it a reality? In this course, you will familiarize with the tools and techniques to take your career to the next level.  You will use Assessment and planning tools to establish goals for your career and make a plan on how to achieve them.

You will learn how to navigate the process of applying for jobs and interviews, and consider the importance of transferable skills and creating the right professional networks.

Who Will Benefit From This Course

  • Anyone who is looking for a job, starting a career or someone who wants to change career or wants to boost his/her career for success

Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Course Outline


Module 1. Career Management

  • What is Career Management?
  • Aims of Career Management
  • Elements of Career Management
  • Stages of Career Management
    • Growth Stage
    • Exploration Stage
    • Establishment Stage
    • Maintenance Stage
    • Decline Stage

Module 2. Taking Care of Your Own Development

What is Personal Development Action Plan?

Personal Development Process

Step 1: Analyse Current Situation and Development Needs

Understanding Individual Differences

Intelligence/Behaviour/Environmental or Situational Variables

Personality – Types

Evaluate Your Personality

Ability and Skills

What is a Skill?

Types of Skills

  • Transferrable/Functional Skills
  • Personal Traits/Attitudes
  • Knowledge-Based Skills
  • Skills that employers look for in an employee
  • Evaluate your Skills
  • What is Competency?
  • Assess Your Competencies

Step 2: Set Your Career Goals and Objectives

  • How to set Career Goals and objectives?
  • Identify Your Career Goals and Objectives
  • Understanding Motivation
  • Types of Motivation
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Step 3. Building Development Action Plan

Step 4. Implementing Your Plans

Factors which Affect Your Plans

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