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Ch 9: PHRi Certification: Employee Training & Development

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You can study up on good employee training practices and strategies for staff development with these brief lessons. This chapter's lessons and quizzes may prove highly useful as you prepare for the PHRi Certification Exam.

PHRi Certification Exam: Employee Training & Development - Chapter Summary

Before you take the Professional in Human Resources - International (PHRi) certification exam, let us help you study employee training and development. Each of our lively lessons go over a different subtopic that might be included in questions on the exam. In the lessons you'll find such topics as:

  • Orientation for new hires
  • Effective training presentations
  • Adult training and learning methods
  • Job performance feedback
  • The definition and characteristics of organizational culture
  • Employee performance
  • Common appraisal methods

Once you've finished the lessons, you can go through the practice quizzes to test your understanding of the topics. If you need help with a particular issue, use our ask-an-expert feature to get help. After completing this chapter, you should have a much better shot at doing well on the PHRi exam.

13 Lessons in Chapter 9: PHRi Certification: Employee Training & Development
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
New Hire Orientation: Importance of Training Design & Content

1. New Hire Orientation: Importance of Training Design & Content

A key HR function is ensuring that employees become integrated into the organization and their jobs as efficiently, effectively and quickly as possible. In this lesson, you'll learn about the orientation process, which seeks to achieve this.

Effective Training Presentations in the Workplace

2. Effective Training Presentations in the Workplace

This lesson will discuss the various tools that may be used to effectively conduct training presentations within an organization. Effective training presentations allow attendees to become active participants in a presentation through the thoughtful use of PowerPoint, videos and fun activities.

Training & Learning Methods for Adults

3. Training & Learning Methods for Adults

This lesson will overview four job training methods: learning management system (LMS), instructor led training (ILT), blended learning method, and mentoring. We will define each one and explore examples for how they are used in the 21st century.

Types of Employee Training Programs

4. 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.

Job Performance Feedback: Methods & Examples

5. Job Performance Feedback: Methods & Examples

This lesson includes an overview and explanation of some of the ways employers can provide specific employee feedback on job performance within an organization. Learn why timely feedback is important - to both the employer and employee.

What is Organizational Culture? - Definition & Characteristics

6. What is Organizational Culture? - Definition & Characteristics

In this lesson, you will learn what organizational culture is and how it dictates behavior in organizations. You'll also explore the seven values that define the culture of an organization.

What Is Employee Performance?

7. What Is Employee Performance?

The success of any business is closely tied to the job performance of its employees. Learn about the management of employee performance, including training, development and appraisals.

Employee Performance Appraisal: Methods, Process & Examples

8. Employee Performance Appraisal: Methods, Process & Examples

Do you understand the purpose of an employee performance appraisal? Do you know the different methods used to prepare an appraisal and what process is typically used? Read on for answers to all of these questions!

Common Appraisal Methods 2: Narratives, Forced Choice & Forced Distribution

9. Common Appraisal Methods 2: Narratives, Forced Choice & Forced Distribution

An important part of performance management is designing and implementing performance appraisals. In this lesson, you'll learn about different methods used for performance appraisals, including narratives, the forced choice technique and forced distribution.

Coordinating & Evaluating Training Needs

10. Coordinating & Evaluating Training Needs

All successful businesses provide training for employees. This lesson will focus on employee training and the importance of both its coordination and methods for evaluating results.

Documenting Employee Training & Performance

11. Documenting Employee Training & Performance

Gathering performance data allows companies to make informed decisions about the trainings that should be offered to their employees. By analyzing employee attendance and performance, businesses can make any changes necessary to ensure that employees are receiving the tools they need to succeed.

Creating Individual Development Plans for Employees

12. Creating Individual Development Plans for Employees

This lesson explains the need for individual development plans, or IDPs, in business. Learn more about IDPs for employees and why an individual development plan is helpful for both the employee and the organization.

Safety & Emergency Preparedness Training Requirements at Work

13. Safety & Emergency Preparedness Training Requirements at Work

This article focuses on best practices surrounding the development and implementation of effective safety and emergency preparedness training in the workforce. Read on to learn more.

Chapter Practice Exam
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