This website has been created to enhance the perceived relevance of Performance
Development Plans by working with various organisations to draw on and adapt
their PDP practices for use with taught undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Below are examples of original documentation from the companies who have
collaborated in the project.
These materials including a brief company description are reproduced directly
and presented in html and Word formats for downloading and use. Cut and paste
into your own PDP, handouts, end of class or module reviews. Each section
can be downloaded to Word.

Avanade Avanade is a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft, providing technical solutions that integrate Microsoft technology with Accenture’s business enterprise expertise.

BAE Systems (html)(word) BAE Systems is a global company that designs, manufactures, and supports military aircraft, surface ships, submarines, space systems, radar, avionics, C4ISR, electronic systems, guided weapons and a range of other defence products, many of these with international partners. Key skills include systems integration, complex software and hardware development and advanced manufacturing. They employ 90000 people world-wide.

BNFL BNFL (British Nuclear Fuels) employs 23,000 people world-wide in electricity
generation, nuclear fuel management and reactor decommissioning.

Bradford Metropolitan District Council Bradford Metropolitan District Council is a local government organisation serving a population of about 500,000 in West Yorkshire.

CIWEM (html)(Word) The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management

CRAC (html)(Word) Career Development for Life is a charitable organisation aiming to advance the education of the public, and young persons in particular, in lifelong career-related learning for all. CRAC enables employers and the world of education to work successfully together and promotes the highest standards amongst those offering careers advice, guidance and development.

DTI (html)(Word) THe DTI helps help people and companies become more productive by promoting enterprise, innovation and creativity.

Environment Agency (html)(Word) Environment Agency is the organisation in England and Wales that seeks to improve the quality of the environment including pollution control, flood management, waste management and conservation matters.

EPSRC (html)(Word) The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is the UK Government’s leading funding agency for research and training in engineering and the physical sciences.

HBOS (html)(Word) HBOS plc is a banking group. HBOS is the holding company for Halifax and Bank of Scotland.

Kirklees Council Kirklees Council has the seventh largest population of the 36 Metropolitan
Districts in the country - the largest of districts not based on a major city.

Laser-Scan Cambridge based Laser-Scan provides IT solutions within the geospatial arena. These extend and consolidate organisations' current capabilities to add value to their overall offering.

Opera North Opera North is a vibrant organisation that actively challenges established perceptions of opera as an art form. It aims to breathe new life into the classics, advocate lesser-known works and champion musical theatre.

Save The Children Save the Children fights for children's rights. It delivers immediate and lasting improvements to children's lives worldwide.

(html)(Word) Somerfield plc operate 1275 supermarket stores in the UK. They employ 56000 staff, have removed all GM ingredients from own label foods and are committed to regional sourcing of food.

Woolworths (html)(Word) The focus of Woolworths Group is on general merchandise retailing and the distribution and publishing of entertainment products. The Group includes Woolworths, Big W, Entertainment UK, MVC, Streets online and VCI.

Yorkshire Dales National Park The National Park Authority has two main purposes: to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the area; and to promote opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the special qualities of the National Park by the public.

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