Essay on Personal Development Plan

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Personal Development Plan (PDP) is a specific plan for your future in short-term of six months or twelve months. It is necessary that you have objectives set up for yourself, and plans and actions to be taken in order to achieve those objectives. Following PDP is a good way to improve yourself, and to acquire skills and knowledge. Therefore, it is advisable to continue doing PDP one after another. Also, PDP includes your CV, so you can update it with new experiences or skills acquired.
Where am I now?

My performance on the degree so far has been fairly ok, although I could have done better. Most of the time, I have achieved second lower or second upper grades. It has been due to the fact that the course’s structure
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The third objective is to increasing my knowledge about finance and audit. You can see how important this aspect of business is through the financial crisis happening all over the world. I do not feel right when my knowledge of the subject is very limited. Although my future job would not be in financial or audit sector, it does not mean that I do not have to deal with finance or audit at all. I do not think it is too hard to understand fundamental concepts. I will talk to one of my best friends, who is currently working for Ernst &Young, to have the broad picture about finance and audit and to know which areas I should look at. This would be arranged once I arrived at home in December. I will also find some good books like Finance for Managers by Harvard Business School Press, guiding business manager how to increase their impact on financial planning. Conclusion

Apparently, there are a lot of things that I can develop myself on. However, in the mean time, those are things that I planned for the coming graduation, which is the big turn in my life. In the workplace nowadays, constant learning and adapting is utmost important. Therefore, having a short-term specific plan for your career is a good way to push yourself up to scratch. And my plan here is obvious: doing good for my final project and preparing myself for the market next year.
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