Life Plan Project. How formal does this need to be? This is your cumulative paper which synthesizes your MBA experience and learning. Therefore, this should be a formal paper with front and back matter. Also it must follow APA style requirements. Whereby, It should be typed in Times New Roman 12pt. font with 1” margins. Hence It should be double-space-d with a running head and page numbers. Lastly, this paper should include an introduction and conclusion in addition to the four parts.
What should be include-d in the paper? The life plan project is a comprehensive paper that encourages students to synthesize the cumulation of personal and academic learning that they have processed throughout the MBA Leadership Program.
Leadership: Students will summarize the learning gained from this MBA program, with a focus on leadership. Students may include other learning that they believe has helped them to grow as a business professional. Additionally, this section is focused on a synthesized review of key insights from the texts that have been engaged throughout the program.
However, the goal is to provide a well-defined understand of leadership, including the student’s personal definition of leadership as well as what they believe to be the top qualities or characteristics of good leaders. Also the students will explain how those will guide their future leadership. (I will be looking for citations from textbooks from previous classes. Do not just list learning textbook by textbook. Synthesize your understanding of leadership from the readings).
Students will summarize their views on the role of faith withing leadership, answering the question as to what role faith should play in leadership in secular organizations. The students will explain how their beliefs and values will guide their future leadership. As a decidedly Christian institution, how has Tabor helped you to think about your faith throughout the MBA program?
Students will summarize the learning they have gained from the personal assessments that they have completed throughout the program, such as the Strength Finder, Highlands Ability Battery, DISC Personality Profile, and Spiritual Gifts Assessments. Based on a holistic view of the assessments, students will develop a whole person profile of themselves evaluating their personal strengths and challenges.
The students will explain how they will utilize their strengths and compensate for their challenges in their future leadership. (The goal is to put it all together. Here is an example from myself: Spiritual Gifts: Leadership, Teaching, Evangelism, Knowledge; Passion: Developing others through teaching and mentoring;
Consultative networker who likes to create; Skills: Writing and speaking to communicate complex truth in understandable ways; Personality: Driving influencer or campaigner; Experience: A lot of training and experience teaching adults. Therefore, I believe that based on my whole person, I am well-suited for finding creative methods for energizing and training adults to face adaptive challenges. Now, I would need to unpack that in the paper).
Personal Mission and Vision: Students will develop their own personal mission statement as well as a vision for their future leadership. Students will discuss how the program has prepared them for their future leadership and what changes they have made throughout to program in order to create a more preferable future for themselves. Students will describe where they see themselves in the future and how this MBA program has prepared them to