Executive summarize 执行总结
In this self evaluating report the main task is to evaluate the progress achieved during this term and to determinate in which skills I need to work the most to make an improvement. It is mainly base on my personal skills development and theories learned during the seminars and lectures, I will do an analysis of my strengths and weaknesses, for that I am doing a SWOT analysis, a future skills development program and how I am going to achieved it, As supporting evidence I am going to attach in-class works and exercises done through out the semester.
During the term I have had the opportunity to improve and learned interpersonal skills that are essential for what managers are looking now days in graduate students.
For this self analysis report I have chosen the skills that I think are the ones I have improve the most and the ones in which I need to work more, these are:
Strengths; Good communication and writing skills and good group working skills
Weaknesses; Bad time management and poor knowledge in the use of IT
Opportunities; Improve my leadership skills in group works, my time management, career management and my IT knowledge
Threats: Having difficulties with my communication or writing skills because English is my second language, have disagreements with group members
Learning reflection throughout the term and skills performance
Throughout the term and especially at this module I have been encouraged by my seminars leaders to improve my interpersonal skills by doing many different activities. I feel that the skills that I have improved the most are my communication, writing skills and my group working skills.
I believe this skill is one of the most important skills that a person need to have in today's employability market because this is the principal method we use to communicate with each other, 'Talking and Listening" are consider as essential interpersonal skills that graduates should have according to QAA key skill list .
I have improve this skill through out the term by doing presentations at the different course modules, for example the ICT presentation, where me and my partner were asked to advised a small company if it was convenient for them to put their business online and we had to give a formal presentation in front of the class, in other modules such as Theory and practice of business we are going to have a group presentation about our result on our "fancy share portfolio" and at Interpersonal skills for business module we had to do a group presentation about an activity that was called 'ISLAND ESCAPE: ISLAND SURVEY' were we were asked to convinced the audience or 'ISLAND SURVIVERS' that our island was the best choice for coming to live at.
This is another point in which I have improved since I started the term.
The main reasons for my personal improvement I think are; the reports and course works I have had to write for the different modules, for example the Electronic portfolio, for interpersonal skills and 'innocent' report for theory and practice for business, I have being able to achieve this with the recommendation given throughout the lectures and also with the information that is in the module book [Second edition, Chapter 9] where I could find:
The four distinct stages for writing any type of report
Types of report
Terms of reference
Researching and organizing the source material
In this skill the main improvements I have made are; learning the difference types of data which are: "Source material" and "Diagramming", according to Saunders et al. (2003), "Source material is the data that you will use to support your key points and provide evidence to support your recommendations". And according to Buzan (1995), "Diagramming is a useful technique for abstract the main themes from the detailed background information", and also how to do a correct reference and bibliography.
Throughout the term I have had the chance to improved my group-work skill at all the modules, this skill is now is being considered as one of the most important factors for business development, as ACAS, [April, 2003] has point out "To remain competitive organizations need to make and optimum use of equipment and people if they are to thrive or even survive...In general sense people talk of team work when they want to emphasize the virtues of co-operation and the need to make use of the various strengths of employees".
This skill was mainly develop at this module throughout different activities for example, the 'ISLAND ESCAPE', and the 'BOARD GAME' and the 'NASA exercise'.
At other modules we also had the opportunity to improve our group-work skills for example the theory and practice 'SHARE PORTFOLIO' was done in groups of 5 to 6 people and all the group members had to decide how we were going to invest the money, in this activity many people had disagreements and some times it delay the entire group performance, one analysis we learned in the lecture and that is used to analyze the group behavior according to their results is the "Interaction analysis" it was develop from the work of Bales,  and the principle of this analysis is "to describe the group process and indications of factors influencing the process of it".
The main thing that make all of us improved in our group work skill at this module was that we did not have the chance to choose our groups so for every different activity we had to work with different people and that make us have to take different roles at each group-activity, according to Belbin, , "Groups that are composed by entirely of cleaver people, or of people with similar personalities, display a number of negatives results and lack of creativity", in general group working make us improve our communication skill with other people because we had to expressed our ideas and also listen to others peoples ideas, some studies have demonstrate that there are five main types of communication networks between group members which are; "Wheel, Circle, All-channel, Y and Chain", this researches was done by Bavelas,  and studied by Leavitt. .
This skill is not one of the strongest skill that I have but I have being working on to improved it for example I did the time management action plan, were I was able to find were I loss most of my time and what unnecessary activities I did during the day, and since then I have being able to organize better my time and give it a better used, one positive thing I have manage to do is that throughout the semester I have not miss any death.
For me this is one of the skills in which I need to work the most because in this century everybody needs to know how to used and work with IT, also a large amount of work places this days requires you have IT knowledge for qualifying for the job, also as Belbin,  said in her theory about "Team roles" there are some roles that are different from the nine-roles key roles she that where needed in a team she called them "Functional Roles" because for these roles members are chosen for their experience and specialize knowledge, one example is IT knowledge.
For improving on this skill I received lectures and seminars about the correct used of excel, power point and even word in the ICT module, also using blackboard and submitting works through it had make me feel more comfortable with the use of computer programs and electronic academic tools.
During the activities that we did during the term we had the opportunity to developed our leadership skills when working in groups, as we learned at the lectures and seminars there are a lot of different types of leadership, according to the "Managerial Grid Questionnaire" that we did in at the seminar my leadership style is "Team Leader", Black & Mouton (1964).
Being a leader for me is not only to make other people do what I said, is to earn their respect, in other words is that the people must accepted; the other persons ideas or what he is offering and voluntarily decided to follow him as his leader. According to the module book there are two different approaches for the study of leadership; one is the "Descriptive approach" and the second one "Functional approach", [Module book, unknown author, page 251], the Descriptive approach focus on "whether a leader is a special type of person or whether there is a most appropriate style for a leader to adopt" and the Functional approach according to Bower and Seahore's, (1966), "Leadership is behavior that results in a difference in the behaviors of others".