Advanced Learning and Development Practice


Program Description

Key Information

  • Course Code: HR106
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Fee: £5075

Course outline

Learning and Development and the Organisation

  • Understanding organizations
  • Why are organizations established?
  • Different types of organization
  • The learning and development function

Identifying Learning and Development Needs

  • What are the learning needs?
  • Identifying learning needs
  • Collecting and analyzing learning needs information
  • Determining priorities
  • Presenting a recommendation for learning

Designing Learning and Development Activities

  • Aims, objectives and learning outcomes
  • Determining and sequencing learning content
  • Selecting training and learning methods
  • Selecting and developing learning resources

Delivering Learning and Development Activities

  • Preparing for L&D activities
  • Establishing the physical environment for learning
  • Delivery methods and techniques
  • Working with visual aids and resources
  • Managing group dynamics and creating a positive learning environment

Using Technology to Facilitate Learning

  • Technology and learning
  • The timeline of technology in training
  • Delivering live online learning sessions
  • Creating digital learning content

Enhancing Learner Engagement

  • Factors affecting learning engagement
  • Psychology and learning
  • Neuroscience and learning
  • Strategies for enhancing engagement

Supporting Collective and Social Learning

  • What is collective and social learning?
  • E-learning
  • Facilitating collective and social learning within an online learning programme
  • Using social media for collective and social learning

Supporting Individual Learning through Coaching and Mentoring

  • The coaching process
  • The mentoring process
  • Coaching and mentoring practice – models
  • Coaching and mentoring practice – communication techniques
  • Recording coaching and mentoring activity

Assessing Learning and Development

  • The assessor role
  • Planning assessment
  • Assessment methods
  • Making an assessment decision
  • Providing assessment feedback

Organising Learning and Development Events

  • Types of L&D events
  • Planning and coordinating an L&D event
  • Promoting L&D events
  • Customer care skills

Target audience

This L&D training is suitable for:

  • HR managers and executives.
  • Those who work in learning and development (L&D), training or HRD (human resources development).
  • Those preparing for an L&D role.
  • L&D professionals, practitioners, advisers, facilitators and partners.
  • Trainers, training officers and instructors.
  • Learning and organizational development consultants.
  • Learning curators and champions.
  • Coaches
  • Workplace assessors
  • Curriculum designers
  • Digital learning designers
  • Senior officers and assistants employed in the HR function of their organization who wish to contribute to L&D practice.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • The position and contribution of L&D to an organization.
  • The essential technical skills and knowledge that underpin the L&D profession and which are crucial to success in most L&D roles.
  • Various aspects of the training cycle in more depth, taking your learning to a more specialist level.
Last updated September 2019

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