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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/11/11 CHAPTER 7 Training Employees 8/11/11 Discuss stages of instructional design Explain how to conduct a needs assessment Compare widely used training methods Discuss principles of learning as applied to a training program Learning Objectives 8/11/11 Training: is the systematic process of altering the behavior of employees in a direction that will achieve organization goals. Training is related to present job skills and abilities. Training can benefit the organization when it is linked to organizational needs and when it motivates employees. Trainings focus is broader today than it was years ago. Rapid change requires that employees continually learn new skills. Growing reliance on teamwork creates a demand for the ability to solve problems in teams. Training 8/11/11 Instructional Design An effective training Instructional design: 8/11/11 Stages of Instructional Design 8/11/11 Learning management system (LMS): a computer application that automates the administration, development, and delivery of training programs. LMSs can make training programs more widely available and help companies reduce travel and other costs by providing online training. Managers and employees can use the LMS to identify training needs and enroll in courses. Learning Management System 8/11/11 Needs assessment: the process of evaluating the organization, individual employees, and employees tasks to determine what kinds of training, if any, are necessary. Needs assessment answers three questions: 1. Organization What is the context in which training will occur? 2. Person Who needs training? 3. Task What subjects should the training cover? Conditions prompting needs assessment . employees lack basic skills or are performing poorly . decisions to produce new products, apply new technology, or design new jobs . outside forces, such as customer requests or legal requirements....
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This note was uploaded on 08/11/2011 for the course BUSHRM 1050 taught by Professor Florkowski during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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