Demonstrate an excellent understanding of CPD and the importance of this to their personal development and future success. Events and activities attended/undertaken will be critically analysed in depth and the key learning documented. The candidate will clearly identify the actions they will take as a result of the events and activities attended / undertaken stating what future targets they have set and identifying the success criteria, therefore comprehensively demonstrating how the learning from events/activities will help achieve personal goals.
The idea of continuing professional development (CPD) has been surrounded by theoretical and evidential implications over time. As such there is no definition absolute to give its meaning. Despite such disagreements ideologically, CPD is attributed by many scholars to be aimed at employee’s development beyond their initial training (Collin et al., 2012). This initiative is integral to not only individual growth and development but as well as increasing quality and efficient human resource that can adequately handle the challenges that comes with work and profession. The following discussion is an elaboration on the same.