Training and Development at Work: An Introduction
Duration 2 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
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Understand various aspects of workplace training, from analysis to delivery.
Training and development plays an important role in any workplace. On this course, you will explore the role of training from a number of stakeholder approaches, both on an individual and organisational level.
You will consider the main priorities and uses of training in the workplace. You will also have the opportunity to become familiar with the theories, models and tools used to support training and development.
What topics will you cover?
- Introduction to the many roles of training
- Examine training from a number of stakeholder approaches including organisation, teams, trainees, trainers
- Define key terms eg training, learning
- Provide scope of the study of training, discussing the main theories, models and tools used. For example, the training cycle and different types of training
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone that wants to explore the importance of training in the workplace, and the theories and tools that are used to create training courses.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.
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