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con·tin·u·ing pro·fes·sional de·vel·op·ment

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  1. Continuing professional development

    Continuing professional development or continuing professional education is the means by which people maintain their knowledge and skills related to their professional lives. CPD obligations are common to most professions. Many professions define CPD as a structured approach to learning to help ensure competence to practice, taking in knowledge, skills and practical experience. CPD can involve any relevant learning activity, whether formal and structured or informal and self-directed. It is also a feature of an HPW.

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  1. continuing professional development

    The act and process of a person with a professional career creating objectives and reviewing their skills, experience, qualifications, knowledge, education and training for their career development, detailing what the person learns and how the learning is applied and regularly taking action, continuing and reviewing their achievement and updating their objectives where relevant.

    Continuing professional development is a tool for people with a professional career and those who choose to review and improve their career.

    Submitted by MaryC on October 1, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of continuing professional development in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of continuing professional development in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  • தொடர்ச்சியான தொழில் வளர்ச்சிTamil
  • 持續專業發展Chinese

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