Critically examine the factors impacting upon L&D in organizations with this complete guide.
As the global economy has changed and thus organizations with it, more learning is delivered at and through work and individuals are encouraged to utilise the opportunities that advances in technology have brought to take charge of their own learning. Essential reading for the CIPD Level 7 Advanced postgraduate unit Designing, Delivering and Evaluating Learning and Development Provision, Designing, Delivering and Evaluating L&D critically examines the contextual factors impacting upon these activities in organizations. With case studies from the public, private and voluntary sectors as well as examples of international practice, the book helps to identify some of the challenges L&D professionals face in a range of environments.
Designing, Delivering and Evaluating L&D is suitable not just for students working towards a CIPD Level 7 qualification, but also for those studying more general business and management degrees, as well as anyone who may have studied the subject previously and wishes to engage in continuous professional development with regard to this key HR practice. Online supporting resources include an instructor's manual, lecture slides and web links.
This is one of the most interesting and varied texts on Learning and Development currently available; an excellent mix of theory, case application and exercises. I will be recommending this text in the future.
Kym Drady, Senior Lecturer in HRM, University of Sunderland, UK
The different chapters draw together relevant theories and perspectives to provide a comprehensive exploration of the topic, illuminated by examples and illustrations, which with the exercises and cases studies, will help to enhance knowledge and skills for practice.
Claire Valentin, Lecturer in Human Resource Development, The University of Edinburgh, UK
Peter Cureton is a former associate examiner for designing and delivering training with the CIPD and is currently lecturing on CIPD programmes at Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
Jim Stewart is Professor of HRD at Liverpool Business School, UK. He is also Chief Examiner of Learning and Development for the CIPD as well as Visiting Panel Chair and External Moderator.
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