Week 1 assignment 1
Developing professional goals is critical to guiding your career and transitioning to become a practicing NP. The goals that you develop should be SMART. SMART goals are: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-specific (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Human Resources, n.d.). Keeping your goals SMART will increase your chances of meeting or exceeding your professional career goals.
For this Assignment, write a paper that is no more than 2 pages long that addresses the following:
- Identify at least three short-term goals (1-2 years)
- Identify at least three long-term goals (3-5 years)
- Explain why you selected each goal and how they relate to your professional career development
- Create a strategic plan that explains how you might achieve each of these goals