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Training and Development

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Language:  English
This book highlights the need for training and development of employees at all levels in various types of organizations, and also suggests methods for doing so.
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An organization without adequate exposure to training will have innumerable problems, conflicts and clashes which may not be visible or understood at surface level. Moreover, there are tremendous all round changes in the working atmosphere due to development of science and technology. In almost all organizations the working methods and procedures, processing and storage of data, management information systems, marketing, methods of transportation, wages etc. are being changed continuously. It is imperative on the part of the employees to have the necessary skills, knowledge and attitude orientation in order to adapt to the changing environment and for better performance. Hence there is a great need for arranging training and development of its personnel. This book gives a glimpse into the training and development aspects of modern organizations.

  1. Need for training in organizations
    1. Importance of Human Resource Department
    2. Need for training in organizations
  2. Identifying specific areas in training
    1. Methods of assessment of training needs
    2. Training department
    3. The role of training manager
    4. Training budget
    5. Wrong assumptions about training
    6. Training programmes
    7. Training for employees at different levels
  3. Training methodology
    1. Introduction
    2. Objectives of the training programme
    3. Designing the training programme
    4. Methods of evaluation
    5. Field related on-the-job training methodology
    6. Simulating real life and role playing
    7. Experiential or laboratory training
    8. Real life related methodology
    9. Individualized training or counselling
    10. Discussion method
  4. Instructional aids
    1. Introduction
    2. Choice of aids
    3. The use of visuals
    4. Design and conduct of the training programme
  5. Evaluation of training
    1. Introduction
    2. Purpose of evaluation
    3. Uses of evaluation
    4. Evaluation forms
    5. Concurrent evaluation
    6. Evaluation of entry and exit behaviour
    7. Classroom and post-training evaluation
    8. Trends in training
  6. Development
    1. Introduction
    2. Areas of organization development
    3. Integration of training and development areas
About the Author

Manmohan Joshi

Manmohan’s interactive style and unique ability to engage with young as well as not so young has made him a very effective training facilitator. He has conducted a horde of training programmes in India and the Middle East. His deep insight into the culture of his home country – India – and that of the Middle East has made it possible for him to effectively engage audiences. He has also made presentations on various topics at International Conferences under the auspices of UNESCO, and ensured that his practical viewpoints are shared with a wide variety of audience.

Currently a Freelance Training Facilitator, Manmohan has authored several eBooks on Management and Education.

Having worked as Head of several educational and training organisations in India, Kuwait and Oman, he has specialised in training programmes for people in a wide variety of professions. He has also made a Webinar presentation on Personality Development organised by a US-based organisation.

An alumnus of Cambridge International College (UK), Manmohan also holds a Ph.D. in Management, and Masters in Business Management, Education and English.

Manmohan is currently India-based and conducts training programmes for college students, professors and management executives.

Among his other programmes the following are in much demand:

  • Soft Skills

  • Business Communication

  • Leadership & Teambuilding

  • Pedagogy of Teaching at college/school level

  • EMI (English as Medium of Instruction) Skills for college professors

  • Guidance and counselling in educational institutions