SWOT Analysis Example: Personal SWOT Analysis

The best way to understand SWOT Analysis is to look at some examples of SWOT Analysis and start drawing your own. You can now modify the SWOT Analysis example below using Visual Paradigm's online SWOT Analysis tool.

Elements of a SWOT analysis

SWOT analysis is the study undertaken by an organization to identify its internal strengths and weaknesses, as well as its external opportunities and threats.

  • Strengths and weaknesses are intrinsic factors. You have control over them and can make necessary changes from time to time.
  • Opportunities and threats are extrinsic. They depend on the larger market, outside your company. You can take advantage of opportunities and protect against threat through proper SWOT analysis.

As its name states, a SWOT analysis examines four elements:

  • Strengths: Internal attributes and resources that support a successful outcome.
  • Weaknesses: Internal attributes and resources that work against a successful outcome.
  • Opportunities: External factors that the entity can capitalize on or use to its advantage.
  • Threats: External factors that could jeopardize the entity's success.

How to perform SWOT Analysis?

You can perform SWOT Analysis easily with Visual Paradigm Online. Here are several quick steps:

  1. Create a SWOT Analysis diagram.
  2. Create a SWOT.
  3. Identify the strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats of your business and list them in the corresponding compartments.
  4. Once your diagram is complete, you can save it (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access. You can also export your work into image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your co-workers.

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