Smart Goals

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University of Phoenix Material

SMART Goals

Part A: Reflect on your results from the Career Interest Profiler Activity and the Career Plan Building Activity: Competencies. Building on your strengths and weaknesses, create five SMART goals to help you with your personal academic and career journey.

Resource: University of Phoenix Material: Goal Setting

Example: Take a writing workshop in the next 2 to 3 weeks to help me improve my writing skills in order to successfully communicate with others.

1. Take all the help and resources they have through University of Phoenix for writing to improve my writing skills in the next 4 weeks.
2. Do research on helping me deal with change in everyday life in the next 2 months.
3. Find video’s online with following instructions better so I do better with school and everyday life and everything in the next month.
4. Talk with someone so I have better self-esteem about myself so I can be a better leader in the future in the next 3 months.
5. Do more research on being a social worker, counselor and social services and figure out what my career should be in the next nine months.

Part B: Evaluate your SMART goals according to the SMART criteria. Provide support for your evaluation.

Goal
S
Is the goal specific?
M
Is the goal measurable?
A
Is the goal attainable?
R
Is the goal realistic?
T
Is the goal timely?
Example: Take a writing workshop in the next 2 to 3 weeks to help me improve my writing skills in order to successfully communicate with others.

Yes

I will take a workshop to improve my writing skills.
Yes

I will measure my goal by whether I complete the workshop. Yes

Writing workshops are offered on a weekly basis by University of Phoenix. Yes

I would have extra time to take the workshop.
Yes

Two to three weeks is enough time to complete a writing workshop.
Goal 1: Take all the help and resources they have through University of Phoenix for writing to improve my writing skills in the next 4 weeks.

Yes
I will take the workshop they have and the other resources to improve my writing skills.

Yes
All depending on if I complete the work shop I will then measure my goal I have set.
Yes
The writing workshops they have on a weekly basis through our university.
Yes
I will make sure I have the extra time to complete the workshop.
Yes
Four weeks is more than enough time to complete the work shop and see what other resources and tools our school has.
Goal 2: Do research on helping me deal with change in everyday life in the next 2 months.

Yes
I will search the internet and find helpful tips and ideas to help me deal with change better.
Yes
If I use the tips and ideas they have out there and start practicing them in everyday life they can be.
Yes
There are always useful tips and ideas on the internet as long as you know where to look.
Yes
I would make time so it can be.
Yes
2 months is more than enough time to find a few tips and ideas to better myself.
Goal 3: Find video’s online with following instructions better so I do better with school and everyday life and everything in the next month.

Yes
I will get on YouTube and find the videos that they do have on following instructions.
Yes
As long I watch the video’s and practice them in everyday life.
Yes
They have the videos on YouTube.

Yes
I would make the time so it will be.
Yes
A month is enough time to just get on you tube and type in and watch the video’s on following directions.…