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Learning and Development

Learning and Development

A Practical Introduction

Rebecca Page-Tickell


Gain the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to plan and implement an effective L&D strategy with this essential guide from the HR Fundamentals series.

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About the book

Design and deliver training and development programmes effectively in your organization. Learning and Development is a practical guide that demonstrates how to link learning to strategic business goals and explores both the benefits and complexities associated with L&D. Using a combination of practical tools, assessments, scenarios and case studies, this essential introduction builds knowledge in areas such as diagnosing L&D needs, types of intervention, development categories, assessment and training evaluation.

This updated 2nd edition of Learning and Development considers new employment statuses and material on mobile learning, e-learning, and MOOCs, as well as the importance of experiential learning and how L&D professionals can support employees. New tools aid the measurement and evaluation of learning and development programmes and are supported by fresh international case studies. Online resources include video clips from L&D specialists, an annotated bibliography, extended case studies and self-evaluation materials.

The HR Fundamentals series is endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the UK professional body for HR and people development with over 145,000 members worldwide. This series of succinct, practical and straightforward guides supports those in the early stages of HR.

Table Of Contents

  • Section - ONE: Fundamentals of Learning and Development;
    • Chapter - 01: Defining Learning and Development;
    • Chapter - 02: The Importance of Learning and Development;
    • Chapter - 03: Learning and Development, Organization and Human Resource Management (HRM) Strategy;
    • Chapter - 04: How Learning and Development Works;
  • Section - TWO: In Practice;
    • Chapter - 05: How Do You Do It?;
    • Chapter - 06: Planning and Action;
    • Chapter - 07: Measurement;
    • Chapter - 08: Conclusion

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749483494
  • Edition: 2
  • Published: 3rd August 2018
  • Paperback
  • Format: 234x156
  • 256 pages

About the Author

Rebecca Page-Tickell has worked as an in-house L&D practitioner and as an HR consultant across a number of industries and in multinational corporations. Based in the UK, she specializes in talent identification and management, performance management and engagement, mainly coaching senior managers and directors. She frequently lectures at several universities, including Hampshire Business School.

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