Personal and Professional Development(PPD) Assignment Help

Personal and Professional Development Assignment Help

Assignment Brief

Course/Programme:BA (Hons) Business Studies with Foundation
Level:  Year 2 Level 4
Module Title:Personal and Professional Development (PPD)
Module Leader:David Mwaura
Assignment title:Individual Reflective Journal
Assignment number:1
Weighting:50% of overall module grade
Date given out:March 8th 2023
Submission date:April 11th 2023
For late submission, please check CCCU Taught regulation (page 28 on late submission) and Extenuating Policy:CCCU Taught regulation   CCCU Extenuating Circumstances Policy
Method of submission: Online only Online and paper copy
Special instructions for submission (if any):Word or PDF Document.
Date for results and feedback (please note the final grade is subject to the main CCCU assessment Board)May 2nd 2023
Learning outcomes assessed:LO1: Demonstrate a critical understanding of the concepts of reflective learning and personal development. LO4: Develop your own approach to reflective learning and continuing professional development.

Assignment 1 brief:

Assessment Task Description

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a combination of approaches, ideas, and techniques that will help you manage your learning and growth (CIPD, 2020).

Prepare a personal reflective journal that discusses how this module, or attending the university in general, has contributed to your achievement of the employability and study skills which relate to:

•           Communication skills: verbal and written

•           Research skills

•           The use of ICTs

•           Teamwork and networking

•           Time and self-management

•           Problem-solving skills

You should consider applying a relevant model in your reflection process such as; Kolb’s Reflective Cycle or Gibbs Reflective Cycle, etc.

  • Include evidence with examples to support the achievement of these skills
  • Include a plan with objectives to hone these skills in the future
  • You can write in first person for this task

Length required

2000 words max of supporting notes.

Format and Layout

Please note the following when completing your written assignment:

1.         Writing: Written in English in an appropriate business/academic style

2.         Focus: Focus only on the tasks set in the assignment.

3.         Ensure a clear title, course, and name or ID number is on a cover sheet and work is appropriately referenced.

4.         Research: Research should use reliable and relevant sources of information e.g. academic textbooks and journals that have been peer-reviewed. The research should be extensive.

5.         All referencing should be in Harvard style.

Marking Criteria and Students Feedback

Common Assessment Criteria (applied to all parts of the project)Marks availableMarks awarded
1. Research-informed Literature: Extent of research and/or own reading, selection of credible sources, application of appropriate referencing conventions.15 
2. Knowledge and Understanding of Subject: Extent of knowledge and understanding of concepts and underlying principles associated with the discipline.15 
3. Analysis: Analysis, evaluation and synthesis; logic, argument and judgement; analytical reflection; organisation of ideas and evidence30 
4. Practical Application and Deployment: Deployment of methods, materials, tools and techniques; application of concepts; formulation of innovative and creative solutions to solve problems.30 
5. Skills for Professional Practice: Attributes in professional practice: individual and collaborative working; deployment of appropriate media; presentation and organisation.10