Ch 5: Training & Development in Organizations: HRM Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Training & Development in Organizations chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the methodologies for instructing workers and developing human capital. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Training & Development in Organizations chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Training needs and programs Assessment of training needs, diversity and sensitivity training, interpersonal skills training, literacy training, problem-solving training, and technology training
Tuesday Training for new and current employees New hire orientation, advantages of the orientation process, job rotation, on-the-job training, and mentoring
Wednesday How to help employees reach vocational goals Career management and development systems, the benefits of implementing these systems, career stage model, establishment, advancement, corporate ladder, career path, maintenance, career plateau, and phased retirement
Thursday Leadership strategies Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Goleman's theories on leadership, and the five domains of EQ
Friday Employee discipline Hot stove rule, progressive discipline, and the four main steps of progressive disciplinary systems

8 Lessons in Chapter 5: Training & Development in Organizations: HRM Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Assessing Training Needs of an Organization

1. 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.

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.

New Hire Orientation: Importance of Training Design & Content

3. 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.

Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation

4. Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation

There are several different types of training methods used to acclimate an employee to a new job or even to a new position within his current organization. In this lesson, we'll discuss several different methods, including on-the-job training, job rotation and job mentoring.

What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose

5. What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose

Companies can invest in both their managers and employees through career management and development systems. These programs offer counseling, planning and workshops to help employees manage their careers.

Career Stages: Establishment, Advancement, Maintenance & Withdrawal

6. Career Stages: Establishment, Advancement, Maintenance & Withdrawal

A career stage model explains the four stages that individuals pass through in their careers. The four stages consist of establishment, advancement, maintenance and withdrawal.

Goleman's Domains of Leadership: Definition and Concept of Emotional Intelligence

7. Goleman's Domains of Leadership: Definition and Concept of Emotional Intelligence

Employee success in the workplace may involve possessing emotional intelligence. In this lesson, you'll learn about the concept of emotional intelligence and five domains of it that can be developed in employees. A short quiz follows.

Common Methods of Employee Discipline: 'Hot Stove' and Progressive Discipline

8. Common Methods of Employee Discipline: 'Hot Stove' and Progressive Discipline

Nobody likes to be disciplined at work, but sometimes it's necessary. In this lesson, you'll learn about the 'hot stove' rule. We'll also take a look at a progressive disciplinary system. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz after the lesson.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 160 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support