TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Introduction to Human Resource Management
A rewarding training and development program are one of the key elements in making an organization successful. I will show how developing an effective training and develop program can lead to stability and growth for an organization.
Training and development refers to providing training, workshops, coaching, mentoring, or other learning opportunities to employees to inspire, challenge, and motivate them to perform the functions of their position to the best of their ability and within standards set by local, state, Tribal, Federal and licensing organization guidelines.
Most organizations look at training and development as an integral part of the human resource development activity. The turn of the century has seen increased focus on the same in organizations globally. Many organizations have mandated training hours per year for employees keeping in consideration the fact that technology is deskilling the employees at a very fast rate. Training may be described as an endeavor aimed to improve or develop additional competency or skills in an employee on the job one currently holds in order to increase the performance or productivity.
Technically training involves change in attitude, skills or knowledge of a person with the resultant improvement in the behavior. For training to be effective it has to be a planned activity conducted after a thorough need analysis and target at certain competencies, most important it is to be conducted in a learning atmosphere.
While designing the training program it has to be kept in mind that both the individual goals and organizational goals are kept in mind. Although it may not be entirely possible to ensure a sync, but competencies are chosen in a way that a win-win is created for the employee and the organization.
Typically organizations prepare their training calendars at the beginning of the financial year where...