The following are the benefits of implementing and contributing to MCPD
MCPD must not be regarded merely as a system for recording your learning activities and events that contribute towards your Professional development. It is a tool that will be effective only if your activities are planned and leads towards your personal and professional objectives.
Planning for your MCPD activities must take into account how these activities can provide the knowledge, skills and interpersonal skills in helping you achieve your personal and work objectives. By setting your personal goals and objectives, you will be in a better position to plan your MCPD activities to reflect these goals.
Discussions with your superior or manager, and with training providers will provide you with more information to determine the appropriateness of the courses and events on offer.
Application and transfer of knowledge to the work setting is more important than simply attending courses to acquire knowledge. Training must be therefore be relevant.
Any of the underlisted activities approved by the International Professional Managers Association will qualify for M CPD points. Members should encourage their employers to register their training programmes with the International Professional Managers Association to enable them qualify for MCPD credit points.
The overriding consideration for the award of points is the relevance of the courses and development activities to the members' career and personal development