Creating Individual Development Plans for Employees

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Which of the following BEST describes an individual development plan?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a basic component that is found on an individual development plan?

2. Reagan was recently promoted to a new position in her department. Following her promotion, there was a hiring freeze that left two vacant positions on her team unfilled. She is feeling overwhelmed juggling the responsibilities of learning her new position along with filling in at her previous role. Reagan has to complete her individual development plan in the coming week, and is planning to use the opportunity to express concerns about her workload. Is Reagan's individual development plan the proper place to be conveying these concerns?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Make sure you know all about individual development plans (IDP's) through this printable worksheet and interactive quiz. Topics discussed in this quiz are IDP's and their components, benefits to employees, and benefits to employers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Practice questions will ask about:

  • Meaning of an individual development plan
  • Employee benefits of an IDP
  • Basic components of individual development plans
  • Benefits to the employer of an IDP
  • IDP's and employee control over career goals

Skills Practiced

In this work, you will have a chance to exhibit your skill in:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the employee benefits of an IDP
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as individual development plan
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the benefits of an IDP to an employer
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the basic components of an IDP and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For more information on this subject, take a look at the complementary lesson, entitled Creating Individual Development Plans for Employees. Some goals of this lesson will include:

  • Identify the main components of an IDP
  • Explain the function and practical use of an IDP
  • Apply the concepts discussed in the lesson to real life through a narrative scenario
  • Understand the numerous ways an IDP benefits an employee
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