REMINDER: FINAL REFLECTIVE COMMENTARY–Final reflection paper that discusses your lessons learned from the blogs and course. It must include an action plan as to how you will improve your managerial skills over the next year.
Please review the Reflective Commentary Guideline
From your reflective blogs throughout the semester think about the content that was most impactful. You will write one reflective commentary which will include an overview of what you learned and how you will develop yourself as a manager. The paper should be approximately 3 pages double spaced.
- Introduction—An overview of your paper’s layout (typically one paragraph)
- Overview—Synthesize key concepts that spoke to you covered in the chapters and lectures (not a chapter by chapter synopsis—just overview and integrate key concepts that you covered within your blogs that you found most interesting (1 page)
- Lessons Learned—What key take aways did you gain from this course and its content? How did the self-assessments assist with your understanding of your managerial potential? What best practices did you learn about that you hope to implement?(1 page)
- Personal Action Plan—How will you apply what you learned from this course? What specific courses will you take to improve your managerial skills? Will you find a mentor? Will you get an internship? List actionable items that will develop you as a manager and leader. (1 page)
The overview and impact section should draw upon what you have learned thus far in the course. It will be helpful to review the chapters before completing this assignment and jot down key take always. Your personal action plan should include specific things you would do as a management professional based on your recommendations in the Overview and Lessons Learned sections.