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Course Description:

This course examines employee training and development through the lens of the learning organization literature and adult learning. Students will study related concepts of adult learning, knowledge management/sharing and development of organizational cultures to support continuous process of employee training and development innovation. Students will explore the nature and diversity of adult learners and learning, particularly as they relate to the workplace, and factors that affect learning, such as learning styles and differences, motivation and barriers, use of effective strategies and learning technologies. Topics also include needs assessment, learning theories and program design, training program delivery and evaluation, and career management, including the roles of employees, managers, and employers in the career management process.

Important Note: This course was renamed effective Summer 2018 and was formerly offered as The Learning Organization. Students who have successfully completed 213704 should not enroll in this course.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Spring 2. Summer. Fall 1. Fall 2.

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