Personal Development

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Henley Business School
Personal Development Assignment 1 15 July 2013

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Henry Schutte (21034081)

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Contents
1. 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 2. 2.1 2.2 2.3 3. Self-awareness reflection .................................................................................................... 1 Introduction .................................................................................................................................. 1 Personal Development to this point ............................................................................................. 1 Key Learning Moment ................................................................................................................... 1 My Recent Career
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Doing an MBA will have an impact on each and every aspect in my life, especially my family and work life. How will I establish a balance between my work life and studies going forward? This will be by management, as a project, deadlines and commitments have to be met. The assignments in stage 1 will have an impact on my organisation and my career and a plan needs to be in place for my development.

2.2

Impact that assignments could have on my Organisation and Career

My life is relatively well structured and even in the planning stages to do my MBA, the impact this will have on my personal life has been discussed with my family. I formed a much better understanding of the impact of doing an MBA will have on my career, after the first workshop at Henley. I made a decision to manage my MBA as a three year project, where a well-compiled plan must be in place and deadlines have to be met. Some people might argue that your work and personal life are two separate issues and need to be treated separately. I do not agree with the statement, as they play a big role on each other and need to be managed accordingly. The plan I’ve put in place has been discussed and agreed, firstly with my family, as they fully support me through my MBA and fully understand the impact an MBA can have in my personal development. My plan has also been discussed with my senior managers, as this will have an impact in my organisation. The
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