HRM08013 2022 Employee Learning and Talent Development
This subject aims to provide students with a firm grounding in the current theory and practice of employee learning and talent development. In addition, students will develop practical skills in coaching, learning design, delivery and evaluation, and talent development.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Evaluate a range of theories & concepts related to individual & organisational learning.
Create a talent development plan.
Create and deliver a learning event for a business-related topic
Conduct, observe and provide feedback for a one to one business coaching session.
Describe and critically evaluate the role of evaluation within learning and talent development.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Effective teaching and learning strategies will evolve as the module is delivered. However, it is expected that lectures (live, virtual, and/or recorded), practical skills workshops, videos, guest speakers, group work, problem-based learning, and peer review will be core to this module. The application and practice of skills will be a core teaching and learning strategy of this module.
Module Assessment Strategies
100% continuous assessment which may be any of the following: practical skills assessment (live/recorded/virtual), group project, presentation (recorded/live or virtual), role play, open-book exam or essay, multiple choice quiz, case study. Demonstration of practical skills will be a core assessment strategy of this module.
Repeat assessment will be developed to align with failed components
Talent development planning.
- Who are talented employees?
- Preparing a talent management strategy
- Methods of Identifying Talented Employees
- Options for Developing Talent
Individual learning theory.
- What is Learning
- Theories of Learning
- Lessons from Neuroscience
- Implications for Adult Learning
Practical learning design and delivery skills.
- Learning Objectives
- Developing Content
- Learning strategies and delivery methods
- Practical training skills
Practical business coaching skills.
- What is coaching?
- Benefits of coaching
- Coaching Models and Techniques
- Practical coaching skills
Evaluation of organisational learning.
- Role of learning evaluation
- Models of evaluation
- Creating a learning evaluation culture
Contemporary challenges in learning and talent development.
- Current trends and issues in L&D
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Talent Development Plannnig||Coursework Assessment||Individual Project||20 %||Week 3||1,2|
|2||Design, deliver and evaluate a learning event||Coursework Assessment||Practical Evaluation||40 %||Week 6||1,3,5|
|3||Practical Business/Management Coaching Skills||Coursework Assessment||Practical Evaluation||40 %||Week 12||4,5|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Independent Learning||Not Specified||Independent Learning||4||Weekly||4.00|
Required & Recommended Book List
2021-11-03 Armstrong's Handbook of Learning and Development
ISBN 1398601888 ISBN-13 9781398601888
Gain a complete understanding of the theory and practice of L&D for students and practitioners alike covering the fundamentals of learning and development, new developments, learning cultures and strategic L&D.
2019-11-28 Learning and Development Practice in the Workplace Cipd - Kogan Page
ISBN 0749498412 ISBN-13 9780749498412
Understand the key theories, models and practice of learning and development in the workplace with this introductory guide
2015-12-29 The Trainer's Handbook John Wiley & Sons
ISBN 9781118933138 ISBN-13 1118933133
A ready-to-use toolkit for delivering high-value training in any scenario The Trainer's Handbook is a comprehensive manual for designing, developing, and delivering effective and engaging training. Based on the feedback of workshop participants, readers, and instructors, this new third edition has been expanded to provide guidance toward new technologies, leadership training, distance learning, blended learning, and other increasingly common issues, with new case studies for each chapter. A systematic approach to training breaks the book into five parts that separately target analysis, design, development, delivery, and evaluation, giving you a comprehensive reference designed for quick look-up and easy navigation. New inventories, worksheets, job aids, checklists, activities, samples, and templates help you bring new ideas into the classroom, and updated instructor guide help you seamlessly integrate new and established methods and techniques. Training is increasingly expanding beyond the traditional instructor-led classroom; courses may now be delivered online or offsite, may be asynchronous and self-led, and may be delivered to individuals, small groups, or entire organizations. This book gives you a one-stop reference and toolkit to help you provide more effective training, regardless of class size, structure, subject, or objective. Explore new training styles adapted to different learning styles Design specialized instructional plans for groups, distance learning, and active training Blend creativity, logic and design principles to create more effective visuals Develop strategies for training leaders, training across cultures, and more Effective training means delivering useful information in a way that's accessible, approachable, understandable, and memorable. The Trainer's Handbook gives you the knowledge and framework you need to provide a high-value experience in any training scenario.
Other Core Texts
Collins, S (2019) Neuroscience for learning and development: how to apply neuroscience and psychology for improved learning and training. 2nd ed London: CIPD Kogan Page
Lancaster, A. (2019) Driving performance through learning: develop employees through effective workplace learning. London: Kogan Page
Loon, M. (2016) Professional practice in learning and development. London: Kogan Page
Loon, M. (2017) Designing and developing digital and blended learning solutions (e-book). London: Kogan Page
Carbery, R., Cross, C., (2015). Human Resource Development. Red Globe Press.
Gold, J., Holden, R., Iles, P., Stewart, J., Beardwell, J., (2013). Human Resource Development. Palgrave Macmillan.
Page-Tickell, R. (2014) Learning and Development, London: Kogan Page
Paine, N. (2014) The Learning Challenge, London: Kogan Page.
Paine, N. (2021) Workplace Learning. London: Kogan Page
People Management Journal, CIPD
Human Resource Development Review
Advance in Developing Human Resources
Journal of European Industrial Training
International Journal of Training and Development
Human Resource Development International
Training Journal www.trainingjournal.com
DVDs: Various including CIPD and Video Arts products
Case Studies: CIPD Case Studies
Book, journal, website and other resources may alter and extend as the programme progresses