This course will guide you through the knowledge and skills you need to develop and run an effective L&D unit in HR that is closely aligned to the overall organizational strategy.
This course is also designed to develop your knowledge and skills in designing, devoting and delivering world class L&D practice in your organization. It will equip you with all the tools needed for the effective delivery of L&D in a modern organization.
The course will wrap with a summary of the key learning points, followed by an action planning exercise with a view to apply the acquired knowledge and skills immediately upon your return to work. Post-course support is also available in relation to the implementation of your action plan, up to six (6) months following course completion.
The Need for L&D in Organizations
The organization's purpose
The purpose of Learning & Development
The Learning Organization
Characteristics of a learning organization
Five disciplines of the learning organization
Building a learning organization
Barriers to the learning organization
Creating a Learning Culture
Organizational culture and learning
Organizational learning, team learning and individual learning
Steps to create a learning culture
Creating the right learning environment
Steps to Develop your L&D Strategy
L&D alignment with business strategy
Defining the L&D vision, goals and metrics
The link between L&D and performance
Assessing the capability gaps
Design the strategy
L&D Needs Analysis
Defining Learning & Development needs
Identifying learning needs
Capturing, analysing and reporting learning needs
Setting L&D priorities
Training Programme Selection, Design and Delivery
Setting aims, objectives and learning outcomes
Establishing the learning content
Training and learning methods
Assessing Training Efficacy
Training assessment – The Kirkpatrick Model
ROI for L&D
Facilitation Skills Development
Personality types & communications
Common facilitation techniques
Dealing with difficult participants
Summary and recap of key learning objectives
This course is suitable for
Heads of HR functions
HR business partners
Senior HR executives, managers, advisors and officers who wish to contribute to the development and implementation of HR strategy.
Chief officers, Chairpersons, Board members, Company directors, Heads of Departments, and all those at the highest levels of an organization interested in developing an in-depth knowledge of strategic HRM.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
Understand the role of L&D in HRM and the wider organization.
Develop the skills need to create an learning organization and embed a learning culture.
Appreciate the steps required to develop an effective L&D strategy.
Improve your execution of L&D in your organization.
Develop your analytical skills to produce L&D assessments.
Understand the essential skills required to design and deliver excellent training programmes.
Appreciate the elements and importance of assessing L&D outcomes.
Implement an Action Plan at your workplace using the knowledge and skills acquired through the course.