TrainingDevelopmentOutline - Training and Development...

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Training and Development Introduction Training and development activities are based on the premise that people are the most valuable resource of the organization. Part of the mandate for a human resources department is to develop and administer policies, practices and procedures which will provide for the effective training and development of employees to: ensure the organization achieves its goals and objectives assist employees in fulfilling their maximum career potential. This course will provide participants with an understanding of the processes used to assess training needs, design and administer training and development programs and evaluate the effectiveness of such programs. Course outcomes have been aligned with the Required Professional Capabilities (RPC) as established by the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations (CCHRA). Aim of the Course: The primary aim of this introductory course is to ensure that students develop a comprehensive understanding of how the training and development function fits into both the overall mandate of human resources management and the larger environmental and organizational contexts. A secondary objective of the course is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to determine training and development needs and then to design, deliver and evaluate the effectiveness of training and development programs. Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Develop an effective training and development process incorporating best practices and current Canadian training trends. (Noe, Chapter 1; Saks, Chapter 1; Thacker, Chapter 1 ) Enabling Objectives: Differentiate among the concepts of performance management, training and development. Describe benefits which can result from training and development activities from individual, organizational, and societal perspectives. Discuss recent trends and patterns affecting training activities both within and outside of Canada. Describe 5 key steps involved with the training process. Training and Development 2008/2009
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Describe trends in the types of common training programs provided by Canadian organizations. Identify the link which should exist between training activities and organizational objectives. Determine possible solutions for the root causes of performance problems. 2. Respond to internal and external factors which influence the training and development function. (Noe, Chapter 2,10; Saks, Chapter 2,15; Thacker, Chapter 1, 9) Enabling objectives: Describe how human resource development activities may be aligned with key organizational objectives and goals. Describe the characteristics of a learning organization. Explain typical issues encountered in managing the training and knowledge
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2010 for the course BUSINESS 9281 taught by Professor Imreseko during the Spring '09 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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