Writing Your Individual Development Plan

Now that you’ve written a goal statement, you can complete the other elements of your plan Click on the words to learn about each element of the development plan:

Goal Description

Your statement of what you want to be able to do differently as a result of development

Action Steps

The activities that will help you reach your goal through practice or education

Measurable Definition of Success

Describes how you will know when you have achieved your goal

Resources Needed

The resources you need to take action on your plan

Target Date

Your time schedule for starting work on your goal, dates for checking your progress, and the date you plan to finish

Complete these elements of your Individual Development Plan using the Individual Development Plan template on Page 7 of your workbook.