To develop “service-oriented”
professionals who discover and pursue opportunities for their personal and
customer success and implement effective business solutions.
The Professional Development (PD) program will
develop service-oriented professionals who implement competitive business
solutions. These solutions are based upon the customer’s requirements and
provide renewed value to the customer’s business by providing service, using
appropriate technology, team and customer skills.
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“Any suggestions on how to go about the
process of defining where I’m going and what I’m doing. “
Suggestion #5: Use a Development Plan Template
Below is a template of a development plan,
which reflects the development process. It is a template of one approach to
development planning. The template can also be applied to developing a web
site, or other things where outcomes –
results – are targeted. Also, the template may be applied to plans
of different scope, such as plan to move to a new role/position.
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The following question was posted recently on
suggestions on how to go about the process of defining where I’m going and what
I’m doing with the site and with my career?”
Like any other complex endeavor in life, we
realize the highest probability of success if we focus on requirements, and
plan the work, and then work the plan.
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A powerful method of getting an organization
working toward the same goal or objectives is to clearly define that goal or
objectives in SMART terms.
There are many definitions of SMART extant
around the world, some specific and some not-so-specific. The purpose of
this post is to provide a working definition that can be applied within any
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The Turnover Plan serves many purposes beyond turning over a job to a successor. The basic value in publishing the plan is understanding the job in detail.
The following was posted to GaryNorth.com
“If I decide to leave my job in the next several months, how should I plan to hand off my job to a successor in a professional manner?”
I suggest you publish a Turnover Plan. The
ostensive purpose of such a plan is to “turnover” the job to a
replacement, whether present or not. But, there are more strategic reasons for
you to publish the plan, as indicated by the benefits. Publishing the plan:
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