The Training Lifecycle

 

What is it about?

This learning experience introduces the methodology that is the basis for all the learning experiences on this site. (Duration: 25 minutes)

 

Who should take it?

Anyone who is interested in becoming a performance and learning professional or leading a training team.

 

What are the learning objectives?

When you finish this learning experience, you should be able to:

  • Explain how following a development process can help you as a performance and learning professional
  • List the seven phases of the training lifecycle
  • Describe each phase in the training lifecycle, including its main activities, inputs, and outputs

 

 What topics will be covered?

  • What is the training lifecycle?
  • What are the inputs and outputs for each phase?
  • How does ADDIE relate to the training lifecycle?
  • How do I use the training cycle?

 

How is it offered?

This is a self-paced, online learning experience.

 

What prerequisites are required?

None, but you must complete all the learning experiences in the Launching Your Journey learning path before taking any other courses.

 

What are the benefits of learning this?

This learning experience provides you with a plan for developing high quality training that meets your clients' needs.

 

Maximizing Learning

 

What is it about?

This learning experience introduces some key theories and techniques that are the basis of training. (Duration: 30 minutes)

 

Who should take it?

Anyone who is interested in becoming a performance and learning professional or wishes to gain a firmer understanding of the underlying principles of successful training.

 

What are the learning objectives?

When you finish this learning experience, you should be able to:

  • Identify ways to make training more effective
  • Explain why lecturing alone is not enough to make training successful
  • Explain ways to make it easier and more natural for participants to absorb new information
  • Explain how the learning cycle helps to optimize learning

 

What topics will be covered?

  • What is the goal of training?
  • How can I keep my participants' attention?
  • Why do some learn more quickly than others?
  • How can I get participants to use what they learn?
  • Do adults learn differently from children?
  • How can I address people's learning preferences?
  • How can I optimize learning?

 

How is it offered?

This is a self-paced online learning experience.

 

What prerequisites are required?

None, but you must complete all the learning experiences in the Launching Your Journey learning path before taking any other courses or registering with the Directory.

 

What are the benefits of this learning experience?

This learning experience provides you with foundational knowledge to improve the quality of your training. It also prepares you for learning experiences offered through the Grow Learn Connect platform.

Ethics for Performance and Learning Professionals

 

What is it about?

This learning experience helps you consider the best way to respond to common ethical dilemmas performance and learning professionals face. It offers a tool and guidance for how to make decisions that protect and enhance you, your business, and the profession as a whole in both the short and long term. (Duration: 20 minutes)

 

Who should take it?

Anyone who is interested in becoming a performance and learning professional or wishes to take additional learning experiences from the Grow Learn Connect site, or to enroll in the Directory.

 

What are the learning objectives?

When you finish this learning experience, you should be able to:

  • Explain why it is important to lead an ethical business life
  • Identify ethical questions that arise in difficult situations
  • Provide examples of how ethical choices also make the most business sense

 

What topics will be covered?

  • Benefits of making ethical choices
  • The ethical compass
  • Key questions to ask yourself when making difficult decisions

 

How is it offered?

This is a self-paced online learning experience.

 

What prerequisites are required?

None, but you must complete all the learning experiences in the Launching Your Journey learning path before taking any other courses.

 

What are the benefits of this learning experience?

This learning experience helps you make decisions that:

  • Enhance your reputation
  • Win you more business
  • Protect you from lawsuits
  • Contribute to the greater good