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HRM617 : Training and Development

Course Overview

Course Synopsis

This course is designed to be taught at under graduate level programs in business and management disciplines. The objective of this course is to introduce the students with the importance of Training and Development as one of the important human resource functions of the organization. Students are enabled to appreciate the role of T&D in building the competitive advantage of an organization. This course is an important study guide for those students who want to develop their careers in training consultancy, human resource practice or in the managerial domain of any functional area of the organization. Students will be given an introduction to the various theoretical concepts behind T&D practices such as learning and motivation. They will also learn how to conduct Training Needs Analysis (TNA), design effective training programs and evaluate performance metrics. Different types of training programs will be examined, including orientation, skills training, team building, management development, leadership development and diversity training. The course will also include the discussion and analysis of a number of case studies so that the students are able to apply theoretical concepts to real-life business scenarios.

Course Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of training and development and its alignment with an organization’s strategic objectives
  • Conduct basic training needs assessment, construct a training design and develop evaluation methods for training programs
  • Understand the various types of training methods and their appropriateness for a particular training requirement
  • Manage self-directed learning
  • Understand the various dimensions of management development, leadership development and career management
  • Critically analyse real-life business situations by using the theoretical concepts from literature and examples from practical case studies.


Course Calendar

TopicLectureResourcePage
Reconceiving the challenge of change: The importance of individual development111
Reconceiving the challenge of change: The importance of individual development (continued)224
Forces affecting working and learning339
Introduction to Training and Development4414
Strategic Training5518
Strategic Training (continued)6624
Strategic Training (continued)7729
Strategic Training (continued)8830
No ordinary boot camp: The power of orientation programs9936
Training Needs Assessment101042
QUIZ NO.01
Training Needs Assessment (continued)111145
Training Needs Assessment (continued)121250
Learning131360
Learning (continued)141464
Learning (continued)151567
GDB No.01
Learning (continued)161670
Learning (continued)171778
Learning (continued)181882
Transfer of training191990
Transfer of training (continued)202096
Transfer of training (continued)212199
Training Evaluation2222103
Mid Term Exam
Training Evaluation (continued)2323108
Training Evaluation (continued)2424113
Training Evaluation (continued)2525118
Training Methods2626128
Training Methods (continued)2727132
Training Methods (continued)2828135
Training Methods (continued)2929139
E-Learning and Use of Technology in Training3030143
Assignment No. 01
Use of New Technologies in Training3131148
Use of New Technologies in Training (continued)3232155
Use of New Technologies in Training (continued)3333159
Employee Development3434166
Employee Development (continued)3535169
QUIZ NO.02
Employee Development (continued)3636173
Employee Development (continued)3737178
Employee Development (continued)3838183
Employee Development (continued)3939185
Special Issues in Training and Employee Development4040187
Special Issues in Training and Employee Development (Continued)4141194
Special Issues in Training and Employee Development (Continued)4242198
QUIZ NO.03
Special Issues in Training and Employee Development (Continued)4343203
Special Issues in Training and Employee Development (Continued)4444205
Career Management and Development4545210
Final Term Exam
 
 
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