HRM 326 (Employee Development)
HRM 326 Week 1 – DQ 1
Assume you have to prepare older employees with little computer experience to attend a training course on how to use the World Wide Web. How will you ensure that they have high levels of readiness for training? How will you determine their readiness for training?
HRM 326 Week 1 – DQ 2
Discuss the types of evidence that you would look for in order to determine whether a needs analysis has been improperly conducted. What do you think are the most common concerns for organizations after a needs analysis is completed? Why?
HRM 326 Week 1 – DQ 3
What do you think is the most important organizational characteristic that influences training? Why?
HRM 326 Week 1 – DQ 4
How would the training differ in a company that is primarily research and development compared to one that has a dominant product presence? How would it be similar?
HRM 326 Week 1 – DQ 5
Organization, person, and task analyses are necessary to conduct a needs analysis. Which do you feel is most important? Which is the least important? Why?
Week 1 Assignment:
Week 1 – Organizational Focus and Goals (1000+ Words)
HRM 326 Week 2 – DQ 1
What is diversity? Explain how diversity is important to an organization. Give an example. How can you manage diversity? If you developed diversity training who would need to be included to make it successful? What content would you incorporate in the training?
HRM 326 Week 2 – DQ 2
What is meant by rigor in a cross-cultural training program? What variables factor in when deciding how rigorous to make the training?
HRM 326 Week 2 – DQ 3
What are the five dimensions of cultural differences? Which of these differences has the largest effect on employee behavior? Why?
HRM 326 Week 2 – DQ 4
What is behavioral and cognitive learning? Which do you feel is most important to training? Why?
HRM 326 Week 2 – DQ 5
How can you develop training that motivates learning and incorporates the different learning styles of the trainees?
Week 2 Assignments:
HRM 326 Week 2 – Learning Team Charter
HRM 326 Week 2 – Quiz Sample Guide (10 MCQ’s)
HRM 326 Week 2 – Training Key Areas (1950+ Words)
HRM 326 Week 3 – DQ 1
What is the difference between internal and external learning conditions? Which do you feel is more important for success? Why?
HRM 326 Week 3 – DQ 2
Why is it important to know the demographics of a training class before you train? Explain how this information would help your preparation.
HRM 326 Week 3 – DQ 3
Why is it important to develop a detailed lesson plan? What information should you include in a lesson plan? Explain why that information is important
HRM 326 Week 3 – DQ 4
What motivation do companies have to evaluate training programs? How would evaluation help the company reach its long term goals? What are the potential consequences of not evaluating training programs? What factors would you consider when choosing an evaluation design? What impact would those choices make? Be sure to give specific examples.
Week 3 Assignments:
HRM 326 Week 3 – Needs Analysis (2300+ Words)
HRM 326 Week 3 – Quiz Sample (10 MCQ’s)
HRM 326 Week 4 – DQ 1
How has technology changed training? What are the benefits technologies bring to a training department? What are the challenges?
HRM 326 Week 4 – DQ 2
How is a virtual classroom similar to a traditional classroom? How is it different? What is the benefit of combining web-based training with classroom training? Give an example.
HRM 326 Week 4 – DQ 3
When would on-the-job training be ineffective? What can you do to assure that is successful?
HRM 326 Week 4 – DQ 4
What is the role of coaching in an effective employee development plan? Why would managers avoid coaching their employees?
Week 4 Assignments:
HRM 326 Week 4 – Delivery Methods (12 Slides)
HRM 326 Week 4 – Quiz Sample (10 MCQ’s)
Week 5 Assignment
HRM 326 Week 5 – Learning Team (Employee Development Plan) 1350+ Words