Think of a time when you took part in an unsuccessful negotiation. This could be at work, at university or in your personal life.
Describe what you think went wrong with your negotiating technique and how you would approach the situation differently if it happened again.
Task 2: Reflective Commentary (200 words)
Answer the following questions on this week’s sessions. You may choose to answer the questions one at a time or write in paragraphs.
Which aspect of today’s session did I find most interesting? Why?
One thing I learnt
I’m not sure about…
I might have learnt more if ….
Things I want to do now…
3. Personal Development Plan
Task 3: Your Personal Development Plan (PDP)
You should update this section at least every two weeks and complete a total of four PDPs. You should complete two PDPs before you submit assignment 1 at the end of week 6, and two more before you submit assignment 2 at the end of week 12.
Personal Development Plan
Complete the PDP below by answering the questions fully with specific details.
|1: Identify Your Development Needs
Why do you need to develop your skills?
Which area do you want to develop?
What is your specific goal?
|2: Identify Your Development Options
What steps could you take to develop the new knowledge, skills and behaviours?
E.g., read more about the topic? Watch videos about the topic? Practise the
Skill every day for 30 minutes? Reorganise the way you learn?
Think about your own learning preferences and adapt the task to suit.
What might hinder your progress?
Are there any other factors to consider?
E.g., Speed: How quickly do you need to develop the knowledge, skills or behaviours identified?
|3: Plan your development activities
Write down the steps you will take to accomplish your task.
What could go wrong with your plan?
Create a Plan B to achieve your goal if your original plan does not work well.
|5: Apply new knowledge/ skills/ behaviours in the workplace
How will you use this new knowledge/ skill / behaviour in the workplace?
|6: Review and Repeat
Reflect on how this new knowledge/ skill / behaviour helped in your professional development