This unit aims to help the learner become an effective and confident self-directed employee. This helps the learner become confident in managing own personal and professional skills to achieve personal and career goals.
This unit is designed to enable learners to assess and develop a range of professional and personal skills in order to promote future personal and career development. It also aims to develop learners’ ability to organise, manage and practise a range of approaches to improve their performance as self-directed learners in preparation for work or further career development.
The unit emphasises the needs of the individual but within the context of how the development of self-management corresponds with effective team management in meeting objectives. Learners will be able to improve their own learning, be involved in teamwork and be more capable of problem solving through the use of case studies, role play and real-life activities.
On successful completion of this unit a learner will:
1 Understand how self-managed learning can enhance lifelong development
2 Be able to take responsibility for own personal and professional development
3 Be able to implement and continually review own personal and professional development plan
4 Be able to demonstrate acquired interpersonal and transferable skills.