The course provides the student with 21st-century developments in training, research and practice including the strategic role of training and the use of new technologies.
UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN:
Examining the forces influencing the workplace and learning, various training design processes, and critical roles for training professionals.
Defining how business strategy influences the type and amount of training in organizations, strategic training and development process, and the business embedded model for organizing the training function.
Identifying the role of the organization analysis, person analysis, and task analysis in needs assessments.
Developing competency models and the process used to create
Understanding adult learning theories, program designs, learner outcomes and implication of learning theory for instructional design.
Examining a wide range of learning activities and actions to improve organizational effectiveness, individual performance, and
Appraising digital and distance learning strategies and other supportive technologies in the delivery of training programs.
Designing application assignments and action plan to enhance learning and transfer of training.
Identifying outcomes to evaluate a training program, the process used to plan and implement a proper training evaluation, strengths, and weaknesses of different evaluation designs.
Understanding the current role of workforce analytics and dashboards in determining the value of training practices.
Analyzing effective OJT, self-directed learning, web-based training, e-learning, mobile learning, and simulations.
Identifying the benefits of learning management systems, formal education programs, training partnerships, and corporate university systems.
Examining legal issues, managing diversity and career challenges that impact organizations and training departments.
Identifying future trends influencing trainers, training delivery, embedded learning, and
Applying strategies related to the critical evaluation of training programs in order to accurately assess learning outcomes, transfer of training, and return on investment (ROI)
Reviewing solutions to potential obstacles to successful implementation of training programs.
Examining strategies to best assist employees with career development goals
Exploring the relationship between learning and development and how that impacts the human and intellectual capital of an organization.
Exploring topics and issues related to leading and managing the training development function in an organization.