Training and Development
Training and development is a function of human resource management that is concerned with organisational activity aimed at bettering the performance of individuals and groups in organisational settings. It has been known by several names, including Human Resource Development, and Learning and Development.
A trainer's job does not begin with the delivery of training, nor does it end when the training session is over. To be effective a trainer, one must understand these 4 phases of the training process and how to maximize their effectiveness in each phase.
Short courses can be taken at various institutions, but there is no set definition of how long a short course is. Short courses are designed to be more intensive than a regular degree, and can last anywhere from one month to two years.
There are many different types of training delivery methods. Training is a set of processes that need to be followed and are designed to meet learning objectives related to trainees' current or future jobs. These processes can be grouped into the following phases; needs analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation.
Training is the process of enhancing the skills and capabilities of employees for doing a particular job. It also includes understanding and developing the skills and knowledge of employees. Training is continuous and never ending in nature.
One of the biggest assets to any business is its employees. As the job markets continue to evolve, and business environments become more competitive, companies are realising why employee training and development is essential to an organisation.
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