University of Wisconsin–Madison

Personal Professional Development Planning

Course Description

Professional development planning is the process of identifying career goals and aspirations, and the specific steps for how those goals and aspirations will be achieved. Good development plans also outline resources and networks that support goal achievement. In this course, you will describe your career vision and values, your strengths and goals you wish to achieve. Based on these, you will create development goals and identify how you’ll achieve them.

Why should you attend?

  • Identify your core values, strengths, and vision for the future
  • Receive feedback on how others perceive your strengths
  • Write personal professional development goals
  • Develop a plan to track and monitor progress towards achieving goals and developing strengths


UW–Madison Faculty and Staff




Theresa Kim, Learning and Talent Development, Office of Human Resources


This course is part of the Fully Prepared to Lead program.

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