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Managing the Learning and Development Function

By: Tom Associates Training  

Lagos State, Nigeria

13 - 17 Mar, 2017  5 days

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NGN 162,750

Because the current roles of Learning and Development (L and D) in all organizations will change in the future in line with the trends in best practices, efforts of the employees in all L and D department must match up favorably. They must provide more focused learning and achieve better Return on Investment (ROI) from their training initiatives.

  • The L and D professionals must always deliver courses that drive business, if they will be true business partners.
  • The L and D professionals must always be at the cutting edge of self-organization and inject great sense of passion into what they do.
  • The most prominent of the range of competencies that will achieve all these are what this course addresses.

Programme Objectives

By the time the course ends participants will know well how to:

  • Align training and development function to strategic priorities of the organization
  • Design learning programmes that are compelling and meet learners requirements as individuals and the requirements of the organization as a whole
  • Secure adequate resources for L and D projects and activities
  • Manage effectively relationships with stakeholders
  • Attain training logistics competence
  • Master excellent facilitation skills.

Course Contents

Day One

  • The Organization’s Strategic Objectives
  • The Organization’s Core Values
  • The L and D Functions
  • L and D Linked to Business Strategy
  • What is Education? What is Training?
  • Manpower Planning and Needs for Training
  • Key Elements of L and D Business Plan

Day Two

  • Competency-based Learning Intervention
  • Performance drivers
  • Identifying Skills Gap - Training Needs Analysis
  • Components of an effective Learning Needs Analysis
  • What are Training Needs?
  • Three levels of Training Needs
  • Symptoms of the existence of training needs
  • Critical questions in assessing training needs
  • Approaches to training needs identification
  • Gap Analysis
  • Job/task analysis
  • Behavioral repertoires
  • Inventory of skills and knowledge   requirements
  • Training gap assessment
  • Identifying Critical Competencies
  • Identifying relevant and desired proficiency levels

Day Three

  • Curriculum Planning
  • The Curriculum Development Process
  • Components of curriculum planning
  • Job cluster matrix
  • Performance criteria
  • Competencies analysis
  • Proficiency levels
  • Curriculum development
  • Training Inventory
  • Training courses

Day Four

  • Effective Management of Training
  • Management modalities for Local Programmes
  • Management modalities for In plant Programmes
  • Management modalities for International Programmes
  • Setting and managing training budget
  • Drawing up a costing matrix
  • Maintaining control and cost information
  • Venue Arrangement Protocols
  • Finding the best places
  • Dealing with traveling time
  • Booking into accommodation
  • Laying Out the Training Room
  • The classroom format
  • The U-shape format
  • The boardroom format
  • Syndicate rooms
  • Relationship with Facilitators
  • Confirming event details with Facilitators
  • Proofing relevance and quality of Facilitator materials

Day Five

  • Training Delivery Methods
  • Introduction to the Art of Teaching
  • Psychology of assimilation
  • Why adults learn
  • How adults learn
  • Care about learning atmosphere
  • Designing a training session
  • How to write training objectives
  • Preparing the Training Material
  • Overview of learning styles
  • Tips for effective presentations
  • Training Steps
  • Planning and preparing
  • Audience knowledge
  • Designing a training session
  • Essential facilities for learning.
  • Training Evaluation
  • Course contents
  • Trainer’s methods
  • Training environment
  • Relevance
  • Applicability on the job
  • Post-course development plan.
5/7 Alade Lawal Street, Opposite Divisional Police Station, Off Ikorodu Road, Anthony, Lagos. Registration: 8.30 - 9.00 a.m. Class Session: 9.00 - 4.00 p.m. Mar 13 - 17 Mar, 2017
NGN 162,750.00(Including VAT)
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08033019120

Discount of 5% to 3-4 participants from same organization. Discount of 10% to 5 or more participants from same organization.
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