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“The Academy supports an opportunity to get on, to ensure quality and relevance for your career development.”

TERRY LEAHY

How to write effective PDPs
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their goals and their opportunities I give honest feedback to my direct reports An opportunity to get on. helping you keep up with a constantly changing environment. Over time the content. You need to match that change through their PDP Why are PDPs important?      To deliver continuous improvement In order to grow 10%-20% effort To meet the needs of the business So that I can raise the bar So that I can deliver a great job What is my role in PDPs? Individual I understand and believe in my PDP I seek regular feedback I actively review my PDP and update it as needed I take ownership for ensuring my PDP helps me to do my job better Line Manager I have the accountability for ensuring all my team have a live PDP I understand my team.CODE . It ensures that you feel great and are motivated to deliver for our customers.How to write effective PDPs Participant‟s Workbook Handbook (Page 2 of ?) [Enter Workshop Name] The importance of PDP What is PDP? A Personal Development Plan helps you reach your potential in the current job and grow into bigger roles. 2 Workshop Name Participant’s Workbook – version 1 – MM/YY . A Personal Development Plan supports you to stretch and grow with the business. scope and expectation of a role will grow and change.

hear & feel This is how you and your manager will track your progress through performance ratings Planning our PDP Research suggests:  70% of our learning come from experiential Learning  20% comes from Coaching  10% come from formal training However to be really successful we need a combination of all 3 1. Review & measure progress Creating my PDP 2. Identify/ prioritise key areas 4.CODE . Gather Information 5.[Enter Workshop Name] How to write effective PDPs Participant‟s Workbook Handbook (Page 3 of ?) Planning your PDP The PDP form: Area of Develop ment Object ive Action (with Timeline) Measure and Target Q 1 Progress Highlights Q 2 Q 3 Q 4 This is the key priority you are going to work on This is the root cause that under pins it This is what you will do to fulfill the area of development by the specified timeline This is what success looks like – what you will see. 3 3. Brainstorm actions An opportunity to get on. Understand root cause Workshop Name Participant’s Workbook – version 1 – MM/YY .

peers and wider network of colleagues say about you Take a good look at yourself as others see you. Five of the factors are shared by everyone and four of them depend upon your role or work level The Themes are: Improve the Business for Customers (1) Take people with you (2) Live the values (3) An opportunity to get on. It has three key themes that link to nine underlying critical success factors. 4 Workshop Name Participant’s Workbook – version 1 – MM/YY .CODE .? What skills. Was there feedback from the Talent Planning Meeting? Review the Leadership Framework where appropriate SKILL „V‟ WILL Be honest and open Consider the attitudes and behaviours you need to develop as well as the knowledge and technical capabilities Leadership Framework-Critical Success Factors The Leadership Framework was developed by the Board to describe what they see our best leaders doing. knowledge or behaviours do you need to do this? Work through your last performance review – are there areas highlighted which you have not yet addressed or that you need to work on further? Consider what development needs you have agreed with your line manager in your career discussion.How to write effective PDPs Participant‟s Workbook Handbook (Page 4 of ?) [Enter Workshop Name] Identify your development needs Identify your Development needs Start by listing your strengths List the Development needs Think about what your managers. Use 360 degree Feedback to obtain database feedback Review your role profile ( My Jobs)– are you fulfilling every aspect of your role? Review your objectives – are you struggling to achieve some of them? Are there some areas of your job that you wish you could do better.

(2) Managing Change – ( 1) Gaining Commitment. 5 Workshop Name Participant’s Workbook – version 1 – MM/YY .How to write effective PDPs Participant‟s Workbook Handbook (Page 5 of ?) [Enter Workshop Name] Identify the Root Cause Critical Success Factors WL1 WL2 WL3 Customer Focus – ( 1) Personal Integrity – ( 3) Drive – ( 3) Team Working – (2) Developing self/others.(2) Analysing and Decision –Making – ( 1) Managing Performance.CODE .(2) Shared Shared Shared Shared Shared Escalates issues Shared Shared Shared Shared Shared Explores the root cause Sets objectives Proposes change Teams Shared Shared Shared Shared Shared Resolves complex issues Resets objectives to business needs Drives & champions change Across Functions Works to agreed objectives Is positive to change Colleagues & Customers Getting to the root cause of Identifying Development need The 5 Why’s A technique to explore assumptions when discussing development needs and ensure that you have identified the root cause rather than a symptom      WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? An opportunity to get on.

(ongoing from period 1 and review each period to half year) I am prepared for meetings and I pro actively contribute at each one Feedback is that I look in control and I feel more confident Progress Objective Action (with deadline) Measure and Target Highlights Q2 Q4 Option al Q1 Q3 I will ask my colleagues to share ‘hints and tips’ on their planning and organising and agree 3 things I will do differently Feedback from my Manager and colleagues tells me I am applying the hints and tips to my job (How to improve my planning and organising skills) I will ensure that I read the agenda for meetings in advance and be there on time (weekly) An opportunity to get on.How to write effective PDPs Participant‟s Workbook Handbook (Page 6 of ?) [Enter Workshop Name] What good looks like? How to write an effective PDP.CODE . 6 Workshop Name Participant’s Workbook – version 1 – MM/YY .What good looks like? This is the heading from the Leadership Framework This is the Critical Success Factor I am going to work on This is what success This is what I am actually going to do and by when will look hear and feel like This is how my manager and I measure progress through performance ratings Area of Developme nt Drive: Improve the Business for Customers Delivers continuous improvement and achieves results through effective management of others I will prioritise my own workload first and offer advice rather than hands on help to others.

putting into practice what you have learnt is more important You own your Personal Development Plan. 7 Workshop Name Participant’s Workbook – version 1 – MM/YY .CODE . ensure that you review it on a regular basis (at least quarterly) During your Review you should discuss whether progress is meeting overall expectations An opportunity to get on.How to write effective PDPs Participant‟s Workbook Handbook (Page 7 of ?) [Enter Workshop Name] Hints and Tips Hints and Tips for writing effective PDPs The Critical Success Factors in the Leadership Framework can help you think about areas to work on Try to focus on 2 or 3 solutions which will make a difference for you Personal Development Plans should be simple and easy to do Share your Personal Development Plan with a colleague to get any feedback Attending a course is only part of a solution.