Task 1: Demonstration of a range of interpersonal and transferable communication skills to a target audience (LO1)
1.1 The Training event
With the help of fellow management trainees, you have been asked to support your training and development executive with the planning and implementation of a professional development event targeting an appropriate audience in your local area (P1).
The training event be scheduled for over a period of time having either single or multiple sessions at a location accessible for your target audience, and can include a number of workshops, coaching sessions/team-building activities.
1.2 The professional schedule
For the above training event, you are required to design a professional schedule to support the planning of an event, to include contingencies and justifications of time allocated (M1)
In scheduling the training event and in preparation of professional schedule, you have to narrate and produce evidence on how you have effectively communicated with the stakeholders and have managed time effectively (P2)
1.3 Self-reflection of interpersonal skills
Evaluate the effectiveness and application of interpersonal skills during the design and delivery of the training event you have supported in as a management trainee (D1).
Task 2: Applying critical reasoning and thinking to a range of problem-solving scenarios related to training programme conducted (LO2)
2.1 Problem solving skills
Demonstrate the use of different problem-solving techniques in the design and delivery of the event while providing evidence to the research conducted on the use of different problem-solving techniques used in the design and delivery of the training programme (P3, M2).
2.2 Applying critical reasoning
Demonstrate that critical reasoning has been applied to the design and delivery of the training programme, justify the use and application of a range of solution methodologies (P4, M3)
2.3 Process of applying critical reasoning
Critique the process of applying critical reasoning to the task of designing and delivery of the training programme (D2)
Task 3 : Discussion on the importance and dynamics of working within a team and the impact of team working in different environments
3.1 Working within a team
Discuss the importance of team dynamics in the success and/or failure of group work and show evidence that you have worked effectively within the team of management trainees to achieve the defined goal of delivering a training programme (P5,P6)
3.2 Analysing team dynamics
Analyse team dynamics, in terms of the roles group members played in the team and the effectiveness in terms of achieving shared goals (M4)
3.3 Evaluating own role
Provide a critical evaluation of your own role and contribution to the task of designing and delivering the training programme on above tasks (D3)
Task 4 : Examining the need for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and its role within the workplace and for higher level learning
4.1 Importance of a Continuing Professional Development
Discuss the importance of CPD for a young professional and its contribution to own learning (P7)
4.2 Motivational theories and their impact on Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Compare and contrast different motivational theories and the impact they can have on performance within a workplace environment (M5)
4.3 Producing a Personal Development Plan
Produce a development plan that outlines responsibilities, performance objectives and required skills, knowledge and learning for own future goals (P8)
4.4 Evaluation of continuing professional development
Evaluate a range of evidence criteria that is used as a measure for effective CPD