After considering what you have learned in the course, create a focused and succinct strategy for your professional or personal life that will enable you to improve profitability for an organization or improve your personal financial resources while demonstrating social responsibility. This strategy could take the form of increasing revenue or reducing expenses. As part of your strategy, be sure to include responses to the following:
What can you do now to integrate the experiences and insights you had in this course with your personal and professional development goals?
What are the most important things you are taking from this course that will shape your future and enable you to make a positive difference?
Prerequisite: PRO 600. Assess and develop your leadership skills by creating a personal leadership and professional development plan that you will refine during the program. Develop a strategic understanding of your organization by analyzing its mission, vision, goals, and values. Evaluate your organization's culture, climate, and approach to decision making and assess leadership effectiveness, governance structure, and processes. Explore how high-performing work teams can be a source of competitive advantage.
Application: Individual Reflection: Blueprint for Professional and Personal Growth—Your Future as a Manager, with Executive Summary of Class and Management Accounting Skills
An introduction to a broad spectrum of skills designed as preparation for academic and professional success. Focus is on communication, critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, and team leadership skills. Topics include career goals, how to create a professional social network presence, and moral and ethical decision making. The objective is to gain proficiency in the effective and efficient use of spreadsheets, collaboration tools, and other business software.
I believe that pursuing studies at the XXX University would help me a lot in getting a licensure work in Pharmacy and pursuing higher goals in education in the future. I believe in this school because it pursues and promotes world-class research, an interdisciplinary synthesis of humanistic, professional, scientific and technical knowledge. I have heard of how the school seeks to reach a level of excellence in its research and teaching programs that have earned for it a place among the most prestigious academic institutions. I think that the undergraduate studies I got gives me a well-rounded education that cultivates genuine intellectual discipline, which is a pre-requisite to acquiring higher specialized knowledge.
This is the reason why I am applying at XXX University. I learned that the University adheres to the premise that professional excellence today demands ever-increasing specialization. The specialized programs in this school will carve out a career path and profession as a specialist for me. I have seen the different subjects and I realize that the program provides a solid grounding in the philosophy of education, people development, the dynamics of teaching, research and management. It will also give me the opportunity to apply and test my learning through various educative experiences. I am already quite excited in studying at this University. I know now that along with a quality education, I will also take home new experiences. I hope I will have many opportunities to share my experiences and beliefs with others and also to become a more knowledgeable and accomplished person.
Your action plan: Write a detailed action plan for one new goal for professional and personal development. (You will continue to build on the list of goals you selected in your previous course.) Include the following in your action plan:
Describe your specific goal for professional and personal development with an explanation as to why you selected this goal. Be sure to provide concrete and specific examples of why the goal is important, the extent to which this goal enables you to be an agent for positive social change, and the personal or professional value you expect from achieving each goal, and how the goal relates to the resources reviewed in the course.
Provide at least two objectives for the goal you have identified. Also, provide a rationale that explains how your objectives support the goal.