MAN 644 Human Resource Training and Development


In this course, we will focus on Training and Development as a key discipline within the field of Human Resource Management. Starting with strategic considerations related to Training and Development, this course will take you through the various aspects of training and development design, as well asthe training and development methods. The lecture will cover the following topics:

  • Strategic Training and Development
  • Training and Development Needs Assessment
  • Learning and Knowledge Transfer
  • Training and Development Program Design
  • Training and Development Evaluation
  • Traditional Training Methods
  • Technology-based Training Methods
  • Employee Development and Career Management

During the exercise sessions, various topics that will have been covered in the lecture will be further elaborated through casestudies, group assignments, practical group exercises and plenary discussions.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will able to:

  • perform a training and development needs assessment
  • knowledgably discuss key concepts of learning and knowledge transfer
  • design a training and development program
  • evaluate the impact of training and development measures
  • identify and apply key characteristics of traditional training methods
  • identify and apply key characteristics of traditional technology-based training methods.

Course language: English.