Development Plans & SWOT Analysis

Many employers undertake personal development plans with their employees. You can see and download a template HERE.

Personal Development Plans need to be SMART

S = Specific Goal
M = Measurable
A = Achievable
R = Realistic
T = Time Bound


Image from Wikipedia

Simply put a SWOT Analysis is a personal audit and can be carried out for a product, place, industry or person.

  • Strengths: characteristics that give an individual or project have as an advantage over others.
  • Weaknesses: characteristics that place the individual or project at an disadvantage relative to others
  • Opportunities: elements that the project or individual could exploit to its advantage
  • Threats: elements that could cause trouble or be problematic for the individual or project

About Julie Goucher

Genealogist, Author, Presenter, native Guildfordian, avid note taker and journal writer. Lover of Books, Stationery & History; Surnames, Butcher & Orlando One-Name Studies. Pharos Tutor for all One-Name Studies/surname courses as well as Researching Ancestors from Continental Europe.
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