Who should attend
Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.
About the course
This course focuses on training and development as an investment in human capital; it examines the responsibilities of human resource training to assist an organization in managing performance and meeting its strategic objectives. Topics include: needs analysis, setting measurable goals, program design, training methods, transfer of skills, evaluation, and costing training programs.
Course at a glance
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the three levels of the needs analysis process and how to conduct an organization, task, and person analysis.
- Describe the steps in the design and delivery of a training program.
- Discuss and explain the advantages and disadvantages of at least three different training methods.
- Explain the methods and approaches for estimating the costs and benefits of training programs.
- Describe the various types of training programs that are designed and delivered by organizations today.
What you will learn
- This course requires the use of a textbook which can be purchased from the UofA bookstore. Details will be provided on your course syllabus.
- Assessment may include exams, projects, presentations, journals, and research papers.
Renée Paul, B.Comm., CPHR, has over 25 years of experience in the learning and development, organizational effectiveness, and human resources fields. Renée has worked as a learning and development consultant and a leadership consultant for The Performance Group, Servus Credit Union, and Stuart Ol...
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