2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

HR: Human Resource Development and Training

Spring quarter

Faculty: Dariush Khaleghi HR Management, Leadership, Psychology

Fields of Study: business and management

Spring: CRN (Credit) Level 30261 (2)  

Credits: 2(S)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Evening and Weekend


Being poised to respond to market conditions is vital to organizational success. In order for this to happen, organizations need to work effectively across all departments in addition to proactively addressing the training and development needs of all employees. This course will provide you with an overview of training and staff development from a human resources perspective. Topics will include the difference between organizational development and training, leadership development vs. skill development, needs analysis, instructional systems design, strategies for managing training, selection of programs, courses, instructors and evaluation of training.

Required Reading (some chapters to be completed before the first class, details to be included in syllabus): Noe, R. (2006). Employee Training and Development. McGraw-Hills, Irwin. ISBN: 978-0073404905.  ( Note: This text is a change to the previous description.  This is the new text!)

This course is one in a series of elective courses for the HR Certification Program, but it is also open to enrollment by students who are not part of the certification program.

Maximum Enrollment: 25

Advertised Schedule: 6-10p Fri, 9a-5p Sat/Sun (May 6, 7, 8)

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

Books: www.tescbookstore.com

Program Revisions

Date Revision
February 8th, 2011 "Required reading" changed.