Training Human Resources

Reflect on what you learned in Training Human Resources. In no less than 750 words, discuss the advantages and disadvantages of training employees.

 

TRAINING HUMAN RESOURCES

CHAPTER 8

 

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

Define training and discuss why a strategic approach is important.

Explain the major categories of training and describe instructional systems design.

Identify three types of analyses used to determine training needs.

Explain different means of internal and external training delivery.

Provide an example for each of the four levels of training evaluation.

 

 

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ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY AND TRAINING

Training: Process whereby people acquire capabilities to perform jobs.

 

Organizational strategy and training

Strategic training

Investments in training

Organizational competitiveness

 

 

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TRAINING AND HUMAN RESOURCES

Legal Issues and Training

 

Selecting individuals for training

Selecting only job-related training

Training contracts

Compensating for training outside of work hours

OSHA training requirements

EEO laws

 

 

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4

TYPES OF TRAINING

 

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INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DESIGN

 

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TRAINING NEEDS ASSESSMENT

Effective training efforts consider the following questions:

 

Is there really a need for the training?

Who needs to be trained?

Who will do the training?

What form will the training take?

How will knowledge be transferred to the job?

How will the training be evaluated?

 

 

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TRAINING DESIGN

 

Gap analysis: Indicates the distance between where an organization is with its employee capabilities and where it needs to be.

 

Training objectives are established.

 

Learner and instructional strategies are identified.

 

 

 

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TRAINING DEVELOPMENT

 

Create, modify, and or buy training materials.

Training manual (trainer, trainees)

Handouts

PowerPoint Slides

Activities (individual and/or team)

 

 

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TRAINING IMPLEMENTATION (DELIVERY)

Who is attending the training?

Where is the training initiative being held?

When is the training initiative being held?

What type of technology will be required for the training?

Will the training be on the job training?

Will trainees be compensated for attending?

Is the training session required?

 

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TRAINING EVALUATION

Reaction: Evaluated by conducting interviews or administering questionnaires to the trainees

 

Learning: Measuring how well trainees have learned facts, ideas, concepts, theories, and attitudes

 

Behaviors: Measuring the effect of training on job performance through observing workers on the job

 

Results: Measuring the effect of training on the achievement of organizational objectives