Discuss your rationale for why these definitions appeal to you and how they represent your outlook on your concentration.

Title Page (Title should be: Key Assignment MGMT878: Career Planning)
Abstract(Single paragraph, no more than 250 words)
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Title Page…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..1
Abstract……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..1
Table of Contents………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..1
Definitions of the (insert your concentration title) field……………………………………………………………………………………….1
My Fit Within My Field………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….2
Roles in (insert concentration title)…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2
The History of (insert your concentration title) and Current Relevance ………………………………………………………………..3
Publishing in My Field ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….3
My Strengths and Transferable Skills……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..3
My Mission and Vision …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………4
Professional Growth…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….5
Personal Branding……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….5
Concentration-Related Associations ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………5
Networking …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………5
Conclusion and Reflections…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..6
Reference List…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….6
Include an overview of 200–300 words.
Definitions of the (insert your concentration title) field (Use this header)
The content of this section will be your revised response from Unit 1, Individual Project.
Part 1:
 Go to the literature and texts on your concentration. Find at least 3 definitions of your
concentration that resonate with you. It is fine if the definitions you select are among
the foundational definitions.
 Present the definitions you found, and provide a citation for each.
 Discuss your rationale for why these definitions appeal to you and how they represent
your outlook on your concentration.
Part 2:
 Based on your exploration, present your own operational definition of your
concentration.
My Fit Within My Field (Use this header)
The content of this section will be your revised response from Unit 2, Discussion Board.
 Find and utilize one of the many free resources and assessments that are available on
the Internet that help professionals identify their personality types, strengths, and other
variables that are incorporated into their job or career fit.
 Write a narrative of 400–600 words that sheds light on how you will incorporate your
strengths into your evolving and unique role as a practitioner or scholar in your
concentration. Share at least 2–3 takeaways. Remember to cite the assessment(s) you
have utilized for this assignment.
 Based on your reflections, how have you already begun to refine your vision of your role
as a practitioner or scholar in your concentration?
Roles in (insert concentration title) (Use this header)
The content of this section will be your revised response from the Unit 2 Individual Project.
Consider the following roles and activities associated with employment in your field:
 Internal practitioner in your field: These are persons who specialize in their
concentration’s function and work within an organization, typically employed as a fulltime employee
 Consultant in your field: These are persons who practice their concentration’s skills
from outside of an organizational structure
 Practicing with a specific niche in your field. With experience, a practitioner may find
him- or herself exceptionally proficient in a specific aspect of his or her respective
concentration and may choose to limit his or her practice to this area. Even as a
specialist, the specific-niche practitioner must be a competent generalist as well, able to
navigate the entire domain of the concentration.
 Leader or manager within an organization in the context of your field: This is a leader
or manager within an organization whose responsibilities and work are directly related
to your concentration
 Researcher in your field: Often, practitioners in the field do not undertake research or
do not publish research in the field. There is a dramatic need for practitioners to
document and publish their work (with appropriate human subject protection measures
in place and organizational permissions secured).
 Instructor in your field: With many years of practice in their field under their belts
representing a multitude of concentration-related experiences, as well as the skills for
transferring knowledge to others, the scholar-practitioners may seek roles in which they
teach the theory and practice of their concentration to novice practitioners.
 Other options that you may identify as related to your field
Make a correlation between these roles and your desired future in your field. Select a likely role
you will continue or that you will pursue directly following graduation.
The History of (insert your concentration title) and Current Relevance
(Use this header)
The content of this section will be your revised response from Unit 3, Individual Project.
Locate and cite at least 2 articles detailing the history of your field. Make sure you detail the
time line of your field. Based on what you found, what aspects of the history of your field do
you think remain relevant today and also interest you? Complete the following:
 Present and discuss at least 2 specific ideas for how you will ensure that your practice
incorporates these elements.
 Include at least 2 additional citations and references beyond the articles listed.
Publishing in My Field
The content of this section will be your revised response from the Unit 3, Discussion Board.
 Develop the titles for at least 3 articles that you intend to write within the first year
after graduation, and identify the journals that would be appropriate to publish these
articles in.
 Along with the titles, provide an abstract of 2-3 paragraphs that summarizes the
essential elements each article will address. The aim is to narrow the topics to a subject
that relates to the content of the previously identified journals.
 Develop a strategy for getting your articles published.
My Strengths and Transferable Skills (Use this header)
The content of this section will be your revised response from the Unit 4 Individual Project.
Use the library and Internet to search for material on the topic of transferable skills.
 Define the term transferable skill.
 Make a list of your transferable skills.
 Write a personalized profile detailing how you plan to excel in your field by employing
your transferable skills.
Present your discussion in the form of a composition. The body of the composition will address
the items above and will include an introductory paragraph and concluding paragraph.
My Mission and Vision (Use this header)
The content of this section will be your revised response from the Unit 5 Discussion Board and
Unit 5 Individual Project.
Extrapolating from the term mission statement as it is used in organizations, what is your
personal mission statement as a practitioner or scholar in your field? Include the following in
your discussion:
 Your definition of the term mission statement
 The step-by-step process you used to develop your own mission statement
 Your mission statement
 The importance of your mission statement
Extrapolating from the term vision statement as it is used in organizations, what is your
personal vision statement as a practitioner or scholar in your field? Include the following in your
discussion:
 Your definition of the term vision statement
 The step-by-step process you used to develop your own vision statement
 Your vision statement
 The importance of your vision statement
 How is a vision statement different from a mission statement?
Professional Growth (Use this header)
The content of this section will be your revised response from the Unit 6, Discussion Board.
 What professional growth will you need to realize your professional (concentrationrelated) mission and vision? Include at least 2 pressing opportunities for professional
growth.
 Provide a definition of professional growth.
 Outline a plan for addressing your professional growth. Specify the goals, time line, and
evidence that will indicate that you have achieved your professional development
objectives.
Personal Branding (Use this header)
The content of this section will be your revised response from the Unit 8 Individual Project.
In a composition, address the following:
 What is personal branding? (You may use your own operational definition.)
 What are the pros and cons of personal branding?
 Using your own ethics and understanding of your desired career path, discuss how you
will develop your own personal brand.
The body of the composition will address the items above and will include an introductory
paragraph and concluding paragraph. Include at least 4 sources beyond the required articles.
Concentration-Related Associations (Use this header)
The content of this section will be your revised response from the Unit 9, Discussion Board.
 Identify at least 5 associations or organizations that could be both a conduit to your
ongoing contribution to your field, as well as support your career development.
o Provide a description of each organization. Include the URL.
o Which of these is the best fit for your career goals?
o What benefits would your membership bring?
o What steps will you take to either join the organizations of your choice or to step
up your current involvement?
Networking (Use this header)
The content of this section will be your revised response from the Unit 8, Discussion Board .
Being an effective practitioner or scholar in your field is heavily dependent on managing
interpersonal relationships. At some point, you will need to reach out to your fellow
professionals for advice, assistance, or possibly a job referral. Developing your network of
personal contacts is vital.
 Discuss your perspective on the ethics of networking.
 Develop and present guidelines so that your networking activities are ethical.
 Develop a strategy for networking in your field.
 Present your strategy.
 Discuss how you will execute your plan during the next 6 months.
Conclusion and Reflections (Use this header)
Include a section that summarizes your paper and presents any additional personal reflections you
would like to add.
Reference List (Use this header)
Include articles listed and required in Discussion Boards, Individual Projects, and additional
sources included in your responses.

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