You have just been hired as HRD Manager in a well established firm specialised in retail trade. You have been asked to perform a Training Needs Assessment before management can embark on a training programme. Describe in detail all the stages you would follow to collect the essential data to justify the need for a training programme.
The HRD professional is called on to play multiple roles in learning organisation. Discuss two of these roles which you consider to be among the trickiest and two other roles which appear to be easiest to you.
“A learning organization must not only adopt an employee development strategy but must also promote management development”
Discuss the above statement with specific emphasis on how management development programmes can be implemented and the benefits which an organization would derive from such programmes.
Describe and discuss why it is significant for any organization to carry out an evaluation of training and discuss the outcomes which can be employed in carrying out a good training evaluation.