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MGMT 482 : Human Resources Training and Development

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College of Business (WBUAD)
Human Resources Training and Development
This course introduces the student to the roles of training and development in the growth and success of organizations. Students will learn about current developments in training, research, and in practice, including the strategic role of training and the use of new technologies in training. The use of the ADDIE model, a systematic instructional design model, will provide a framework for effective training including (1) Analysis, (2) Design, (3) Development, (4) Implementation, and (5) Evaluation. Course material will delve into such specifics as needs assessment, learning and transfer design, employee development and career management.

This course is designed to assist the student in gaining the skills and techniques of needs assessment, designing and evaluating individual and organizational training and development programs, as well as career management programs.

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to do the following:1. Describe the forces that influence working and learning and explain why training can assist organizations to deal with these forces.2. Discuss the strategic training and development process.3. Analyze the role of organization analysis, person analysis, and task analysis in the development of a needs assessment.4. Explain the role of adult learning theory in the educational process and incorporate into the design of a training program.5. Identify the considerations in designing effective training programs.6. Identify and explain the appropriate evaluation design based on the characteristics of the organization and the importance and purpose of the training plan by identifying and choosing outcomes.7. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of traditional training methods and technology-based training methods.8. Examine the issues in employee development, career development, and social responsibility.9. Consider the future trends that are likely to influence training and discuss how these trends will affect employees and the organization.

Located on the Daytona Beach Campus, the Jack R. Hunt Library is the primary library for all students of the Worldwide Campus. The Chief Academic Officer strongly recommends that every faculty member, where appropriate, require all students in his or her classes to access the Hunt Library or a comparable college-level local library for research. The results of this research can be used for class projects such as research papers, group discussion, or individual presentations. Students should feel comfortable with using the resources of the library. 

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Undergraduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
60 - 69% D
0 - 60% F

Graduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
0 - 69% F
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