Course provided by Virtual College

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: £15

Overview

This course looks at Continuing Professional Development, what it is, how important it is and how it works. It includes the advantages of CPD and how to set appropriate targets and goals, through your personal development plan.

Overview

This course looks at Continuing Professional Development, what it is, how important it is and how it works. It includes the advantages of CPD and how to set appropriate targets and goals, through your personal development plan.

It will help you to write clear objectives and set SMART goals. The course describes how a good leader or manager can support their employees with CPD planning.

Action planning is part of the CPD process and the course reviews a five stage approach to action planning.

The course concludes with some useful tips for employees about the benefits of the CPD process.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this course, learners will have a good understanding of and be able to:

  • Understand approaches to personal development planning for the workplace
  • Create an effective personal development plan
  • Maintain a Continuing Professional Development log

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Virtual College certificate which you will be able to download and print immediately on completion.

Duration

It is anticipated this course will take approximately 30 minutes to complete, depending on learning speed.

Target Audience

The target audience are business leaders and professionals who will benefit from either full CIPD training or elements of the training programme.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.