Personal Development Plan

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PURPOSE AND VALUE OF PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING.

Personal and professional development plan is a roadmap in one’s life. It refers to the gaining of knowledge and skills for development and career achievement; this includes all types of possible learning opportunities meetings and informal learning opportunities. At my depot we use the Individual Development Plan (IDP) which is a tool designed to organize and target your professional and personal development. Its primary purpose is to assist you reach Proximal and distal career goals, as well as strengthen current job performance by providing a structured approach. IDP’s demonstrate intentional learning that is aligned with specific competencies such as the mission, goals
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Proximal goal setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop, it is an important component to achieving success in any endeavor, including the world of business. Distal goals define the ultimate level of performance to be achieved, and proximal goals define preliminary levels of performance to be achieved while working toward the distal goal. According to Bandura (1997, chapter. 4) proximal plus distal goals produce better performance than distal goals alone,…show more content…
Date for achievement
Target dates for review and completion

*I would like to become a Health and safety Officer with in the organization.

*People Management skills

*Presentation skills * I am going to engage with my depot safety office manager to do OJT (on job training) and assist at their office during my spare time.
*Attend short courses relating to safety.
*Tap training.
*Intro to Samtrac.
*Work with my supervisor on stretch opportunities/special assignments to expand my experience in management.
*HIRA Training.
*Employee Relation training.
**Enrol in an online course on people management. *Safety Manager.
**Line manager needs to release me for OJT as a Safety specialist.
*Finance and Time *Safety statistics analysis.
*Analysing where, what time (root cause) of incidents.
*Closing of incidents.
*Trend analysis.
*Do Points drills
*Mitigate incidents of Runaways wagons/Locomotives
*Also those of motor vehicle accidents
*Give safety talks during symposiums
*Investigate BSC incidents
*SPADS(Signals passed at danger)
*Collisions of trains
*Help implementation of action plans to avoid similar incidents from occurring in the future. *At least 18 months from now which will be complete by

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