Getting the most out of CPD – and making it personal

24 May 2016

Continuous professional development should be viewed as something more than just a box-ticking exercise undertaken to renew a statement of professional standing. It can be used to genuinely benefit development, both professionally and personally. The key to really unlocking the value of CPD is to make it personal. What are your development needs? What are the needs of your business?

When undertaken properly, development is a machine of many cogs, and one that is vitally important but all too often neglected is the personal development plan. The major cause of this reticence is a lack of understanding about what form this plan should take and what should be included. We know it needs to meet the criteria of CPD given by the regulator (set out in full below) but, just as importantly, it needs to be personal and relevant to your needs.

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