Writing an effective Individual Development Plan (IDP)
Similar to SMART goals, the more specific and measurable your Individual Development Plan (IDP), the more likely you are to complete it.
Use this simple formula:
I will increase/improve (KSA) ______
by doing/attending (Learning Activity) _______
so that _________ (Impact/Result- tied to a Strategic Goal, staff Performance Goal, or Career Goal)
ITS staff IDPs focus on the ITS Skills Roadmap and/or project specific IT skills.
Staff learning activities include boot camps, courses, projects, conferences, mentoring, User Group or professional association meetings, webinars, etc.