|A Guide to Personal Development Plans for Business|
|More Than Training|
|Who is Involved?|
|PDPs in Action|
If you have a system of PDPs in your business, you should commit to giving everyone a PDP in the interests of fairness and consistency. Employees who will particularly benefit include:
When it comes to developing PDPs for individuals, you should generally give your line managers or other senior employees control over the process. They may well need training in how to manage PDPs effectively – you can even build these skills into their own PDP. Your local business support organisation or the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development will be able assist you with your training needs.
More generally, you should try and foster a mutually supportive learning culture in your business to help people achieve their objectives. Get senior employees involved in mentoring less experienced employees.