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Ch 5: Employee Training & Development

About This Chapter

With our informative chapter, you can easily review topics relating to employee development and training at your convenience, 24 hours a day. Our lessons provide you with a great way to supplement what you're learning in your textbook or improve your class grade.

Employee Training & Development - Chapter Summary

This fun chapter outlines employee training and development in a mobile-friendly and easy-to-follow format. When you study these video and text lessons, you'll review employee training needs, strategies and programs, plus many more related topics. In about 10 minutes or less, our video lessons clearly cover these subjects, and you can use the video tabs feature to go back or skip ahead to a specific section of any video. Print out the lesson transcripts or text lessons as handy study guides to help you review the important concepts wherever you go. This chapter is designed by professional instructors to assist you in meeting these objectives:

  • Outline the importance and benefits of employee training
  • Explore the different types of training programs for employees
  • Discuss employee development and training through an organizational psychology lens
  • Understand how the training needs of an organization are accurately assessed
  • Implement and plan strategies for employee training

5 Lessons in Chapter 5: Employee Training & Development
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What Is Employee Training? - Benefits, Effects & Importance

1. What Is Employee Training? - Benefits, Effects & Importance

In this lesson we will review several aspects of employee training. We will discover the value and benefits of employee training, as well as review the different types of employee training and key issues in providing training in the workplace. Finally, we will discuss ways managers can support training in the workplace.

Types of Employee Training Programs

2. Types of Employee Training Programs

There are several types of employee training programs. Employees may receive basic literacy training, interpersonal skills training, technical training, problem-solving training and diversity or sensitivity training. Each type of training targets a different facet of an organization's overall culture and performance.

Employee Training & Development in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

3. Employee Training & Development in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

A major part of organizational development depends on the growth of the organization's employees. In this lesson, we'll examine the major elements and types of employee training and development.

Assessing Training Needs of an Organization

4. Assessing Training Needs of an Organization

This lesson discusses the process of assessing the training needs of an organization, which begins with looking at what is presently being done there and comparing that to what needs to be done. New training plans can then be put into place, making it possible for managers to solve problems.

Planning for & Implementing Employee Training Strategy

5. Planning for & Implementing Employee Training Strategy

In this lesson you'll see what employee training is and why it's important, identify key questions to ask when formulating a training program, see how to use the training portfolio mix, and explore the four key characteristics of high-leverage training.

Chapter Practice Exam
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