Academic Study Skills SWOT Analysis

 

 

 

 

 

PERFORMANCE ACHIEVEMENT PLANNING

 

 

 

Worksheet 1: Academic Study Skills SWOT Analysis

Worksheet 2: Employability Skills Cluster Matrix

Worksheet 3: Development Plan

 

Worksheet 1: Academic Study Skills SWOT Analysis

 

Introduction

A SWOT analysis involves identifying:

  • Your strengths
  • Your areas for developments (weaknesses)
  • Opportunities to address areas for development
  • Threats that could stop you addressing areas for development

This exercise involves identifying the skills you will need to be a successful student along with opportunities and threats that could impact your skill development. Once you have identified these areas you will be able to complete an academic skills SWOT analysis.

 

List other skills you will need in order to be a successful student:

·         Proofreading

·         Note making

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Study Hub Opportunities

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https://lrweb.beds.ac.uk/study-hub-online

 

 

What are other opportunities?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Possible Threats

•      Leaving things to the last minute

•      Distractions

•      Procrastination

•      Not using assignment feedback

•      Unforeseen circumstances

•      Taking on too much – creating bottlenecks

•      Time management

•      Fear of asking for help

•      Study Hub busy periods – November and March

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What are other threats?

 


Create your SWOT

Strengths
Weaknesses
Opportunities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Threats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Worksheet 2: Employability Skills Cluster Matrix

 

Introduction

 

A cluster matrix is a good way to self-assess your skill development priorities.  This involves plotting your current skill development status across a number of dimensions. The following cluster matrix relates to skills valued by employers.

What are development priorities?

IT application
Commercial awareness
Teamwork
Self-management
Critical thinking
Problem solving
People management
Verbal communication
Creativity
Written communication
0
1
2
3
4
5
Presentation skills
Networking
1 = no experience / 5 = well developed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rate your employability skills

IT application
Commercial awareness
Teamwork
Self-management
Critical thinking
Problem solving
People management
Verbal communication
Creativity
Written communication
0
1
2
3
4
5
Presentation skills
Networking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

What are your top 3 skill development priorities?

 

 

How?
3
How?
2
How?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Worksheet 3: Development Plan

 

Name:                                                                                                       Date:                             Block:

 

 

Aim  
Objectives Actions
Specific                                                 
Measurable    
Attainable    
Relevant    
Timely