About this course

Proficiency Area: Managing.

Staff Professional Development is an organization's ability to effectively provide professional development and to support staff in the process of putting what they learn into practice.

In the third (and final) lesson toward your silver Merit badge, you'll explore:

  • Setting two types of professional development achievement goals: for you as an employee and for you as a professional.

  • A handy goal framework for identifying opportunities to help you meet your long-term professional goals.

  • Setting organization-wide professional development goals using the FAST goal method.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Goal Setting to Build Professional Development

  • 2

    Setting Goals for Professional Development for Yourself and Your Nonprofit

    • Setting Professional Development Goals

    • Professional Development Goals for Organizations

    • Check your learning

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • More Professional Development Resources

    • Professional Development Silver Badge Wrap-Up

    • Before you go...

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