Unit X: Goal types & principals of planning

A definition of planning

Planning is the process of thinking about the activities required to achieve a desired goal. It is the first and foremost activity to achieve desired results. It involves the creation and maintenance of a plan, such as psychological aspects that require conceptual skills. There are even a couple of tests to measure someone’s capability of planning well. As such, planning is a fundamental property of intelligent behavior...
From website https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planning

Five Principles of Career Development

  1. Change is constant – Recognise that the world around you is constantly changing. Be open to change and remain alert to new opportunities
  2. Learning is ongoing – Strive for continuous personal development. Stay motivated by learning new skills and developing new talents
  3. Focus on the Journey – Don’t focus on one destination only. Recognise that your career journey will be throughout your lifetime. Appreciate and value each experience along the way.
  4. Know yourself, believe in yourself and follow the HEART – Pursue your passion to find fulfilment. Discover ways to combine your interests with career opportunities.
  5. Access your ALLIES – Rely on the support of your family, friends, mentors, colleagues and peers. Career success can be a team effort.

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From website www.ipc.qld.edu.au/beyond-the-classroom/careers/5-principles-of-career-development/

SMART plan stats & table

Unit X: Educational & career planning: VISP & researching courses...

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Lists of institutions, courses, qualifications & subjects etc. (from in pPlan db). See the Orgs listing accessed from the top nav.

Course & related info

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Unit X: The process of setting your goal(s) & developing plans

Example of one process you might follow

Taken from: 0000hours.org/career-planning/process/

  • Part 1: What does a fulfilling, high-impact career look like for you?
  • Part 2: Clarify your views of which global problems are most pressing
  • Part 3: Generate ideas for longer-term paths
  • Part 4: Clarify your strategic focus
  • Part 5: Determine your best-guess next career move
  • Part 6: Plan to adapt
  • Part 7: Investigate key uncertainties and make a judgement call
  • Part 8: Put your plan into action

And here’s how the stages fit together

80000hours.org - career-planning
From: https://80000hours.org/career-planning/

Unit X: Assessing the quality of your (SMART) plans/tasks

The SMART stats table supports identifying weaknesses in plans. i.e. how will you measure success?
[Specific, Measurable, Achievable (with-action-steps) ,Realistic (& relevant), Time-bound]

S M A R T Resour...

Unit X: Following & knowing when to modify the plan

Unit X: Evaluation