Available for 1.0 elective credit in the CACE program.
Only offered online.
In today’s rapidly changing world, competitive organizations are learning organizations. A key requirement for their success is an effective training and development program that helps employees develop their personal and organizational knowledge, skills and performance.
Learning activities and assignments will provide knowledge and skill development and address participants’ interests. In addition, participants will learn how to use online tools for staying current and connected to the wider community of peers, information and networks relevant to training and development.
Describe the role of training and development in an organization.
Identify trends that are impacting the evolution of training and development practices.
Design and conduct a training needs assessment.
Design a training resource using instructional design and adult education principles.
Explain the various forms of e-learning and social networking.
Describe a variety of strategies for facilitating face to face training.
Describe evaluation strategies for diverse training and development programs.
Analyze your existing training program in relation to current trends, issues and practices in workplace training.
Explain the importance of learning theories as a basis for designing training.
Explain the steps in a systematic instructional design process.
Design support for the transfer of learning.
Describe strategies for aligning training with an organization’s business goals.
Develop a proposal / business case for a training and development initiative.
Describe strategies for positioning training as an organizational priority.
This course may be available online. Students login to the course and communicate with the instructor and fellow students via the Internet. All assignments and course activities are submitted electronically to the course instructor.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
Online course withdrawal/refund policy:
CACE course registrants will receive a full refund up to the course start date. From the course start date to six calendar days into the course, students who withdraw will receive a refund less the $50 administrative fee. Students who withdraw seven or more calendar days after the course start date will receive no refund.
Face-to-face course and workshop withdrawal/refund policy:
CACE students must pay an administrative fee of $50 if they withdraw from a course/workshop before the registration deadline. Students who withdraw after this date will not receive any refund.