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1Professional Development PlanJamark GilbertWalden University
2Professional Development PlanA professional development plan documents the goals required skill and competency development, and objectives a staff member will need to accomplish to support continuous improvement and career development. (Duke, 2018) An excellent career does not happen by itself without you putting in hard work and a solid foundation. Most things in life you want to achieve takes effort, planning, and development of a plan to reach your goal. With a professional development plan, there are some fundamental values and skills you must think about to be productive. You must first look we are you are now and where you want to be. Things that you like and dislike about your current job. You will need to understand what your short-term and long-term career goals are and what skills you need to acquire them.Goals•Short term consultant for small and medium size business•Reach a career earnings goal •Establishment a foundation that will support my family in the future. Strengths and Challenges•My determination is a great personal strength that will help me reach my goals•Creativity will set me aside from everyone else and make my goal reachable•Having discipline and patience is needed to establish all of my educational goals•Time will be one of the biggest challenges that stands between me and my goalsGoal #1My first goal in my professional career is to establish a marketing business that will do short-term consultant work for small and medium-sized enterprises. This goal released to my
3value because I was once in the position where I owned a small business and did not have the resources available to me. My motivation is to use my marketing background and help establish new entrepreneurs market their business venture on multiple platforms. I have always been proactive and helping the underdog establish a footprint in the business world. The mom and pop organizations would also benefit from my service to get there name out in the community they serve.