Developing effective people development strategies

Effective learning is key to people development. Increasingly, that means work-based, self-directed, flexible learning. This course will give the well-rounded manager, irrespective of their own role, the ability to provide just that learning opportunity.

Topics covered
  • Introduction to human resource development.
  • Observing and assessing HRD needs.
  • Planning: designing HRD activities.
  • Action: bringing learning to life.
  • Quality: reviewing and evaluating HRD.
  • Process section: integrative case.
  • Organisational HRD strategies.
  • HRD providers and partners.
  • E-learning.
  • Mentoring.
  • HRD and theory.
  • Policy-making and HRD.
  • Communities of practice: the knowledge management perspective.
  • Strategic HRD.
  • Perspectives integrative case: the Investors in People standard.
  • Looking ahead: the future of HRD.

Course development

This course is available for purchase from now and until 31 July 2021, and examinations are offered until June 2023. This course will then be phased out.

Why change? We’re in the process of moving to a new learning platform which will give you more interactive learning opportunities and newly designed courses.

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