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Manage work goal development
This topic focuses on effective work goal management. It involves documenting team member responsibilities, aligning them with the organizational framework, and supporting the development of work goals, plans, and activities that align with these responsibilities. It also emphasises assessing alignment with organisational goals, providing feedback to team members, and facilitating access to relevant personal and professional development opportunities.
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Facilitate achievement of work priorities
This topic involves facilitating the achievement of work priorities. It involves assessing and prioritising personal, team, and organisational demands, utilising technology for efficient task management within the team, and implementing techniques to promote and manage the health and well-being of team members in the workplace.
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Develop and maintain professional competence
This topic centers on developing and maintaining professional competence. It includes documenting personal development needs, priorities, and plans according to competency standards, when necessary. Seeking feedback from relevant individuals to identify development needs and participating in personal and professional development activities that align with identified needs, priorities, and plans are essential components of this unit.
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BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
About Lesson

Maintaining professional competence as a manager is essential for effective leadership. Continuous learning is fundamental; engage in workshops, courses, and certifications relevant to your field. Self-assessment helps identify areas for improvement, and seeking feedback from your team and peers provides valuable insights.

Mentoring and coaching can offer diverse perspectives and expertise. Stay informed by reading industry materials and apply newfound knowledge in your work. Delegate tasks to focus on strategic leadership, manage time effectively, and adapt to change. Collaborate with peers, establish feedback loops, set performance metrics, and celebrate achievements to ensure ongoing growth and impactful leadership.

Here are three websites that provide examples of professional development activities suitable for teams:

  1. Mind Tools: www.mindtools.com

    • Mind Tools offers a wide range of resources, including articles, videos, and interactive tools, for team building and professional development. They provide practical team-building exercises and activities to enhance skills and teamwork.
  2. Harvard Business Review: hbr.org

    • Harvard Business Review features articles and insights on leadership, teamwork, and professional development. You can find case studies and articles that provide examples of successful team development activities.
  3. Training Industry: www.trainingindustry.com

    • Training Industry focuses on learning and development solutions. They offer articles, reports, and resources related to team training and development. You can find examples of team-building activities and strategies here.