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Welcome to this short course on Training and Development at Work: An Introduction.

Welcome to Training and Development at Work: An Introduction. Please watch the above video.

This short course is the introductory two-week course for the program Learning, Training and Development which forms part of the MSc Business and Organisational Psychology online degree at Coventry University, delivered on FutureLearn.

Throughout the program, we will take a critical approach to various models and styles of training in the workplace. We will approach the issue of learning, training and development by examining the whole training cycle. Additionally, we will learn how to conduct a training needs analysis and a hierarchical task analysis, carefully considering the needs of individual learners and tailoring training to meet those needs.

This program is made up of 10 weeks (five short courses that are two weeks each), taught on FutureLearn, followed by an additional period to submit your assessment (details of which can be found on the assessment tab of the program page). In addition to the courses in FutureLearn, the program page gives you access to live tutorials, student support sessions and further study resources and services.

This week

We will begin by defining some key terms and analysing several different models and approaches to training within organisations, assessing the roles and the priorities of the business, the trainer and the trainees themselves. We hope you enjoy this short course and the opportunities it will give you to reflect on your own experience of workplace training.

Meet the team

Your lead educators are Karen Maher and Ali Brown from Coventry University.

You can follow your lead educator by selecting the link to their FutureLearn profile page and selecting ‘follow’. That way, you’ll be able to see all the comments that they make.

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