A personal development plan is a procedure that is designed to allow an action plan for your personal, academic and career development. It is also known as individual development plan. Generally it is a process of reflecting an achievement, learning to capitalize on strengths, identifying and addressing areas for development by setting objectives. The basic purpose of personal development plan is to encourage the students to learn, to develop and creating plan for future by becoming more self aware. These plans are designed to provide some exercises to help you such as reflect on your progress, recognize your skills, identify the areas where you have to improve and make some plans for action.
Generally these plans are used to improve oneself such as enhancing employment skills, increasing consciousness, building wealth and it also encourage more to go into business for themselves. Its basic purpose is to help an employee to reach short or long term career aims and also improves the current job performance. Usually the personal development plan is understood as cycle process where improvement comes from moving around the loop. Basically the plan use for career development or growth in life and also provide a guideline how to achieve our goals in life.