Human Resource Development Foundation of Human Resource Development -Introduction to human resource development: The evolution of human resource development. The relation between HRD and HRM training. Challenges to organization and to HRD professionals. Influences on Employee Behavior -Model of employee behavior. -External influences on employee behavior. -Motivation. -influence on employee behavior. -Other internal factors that influence employee behavior. Learning and HRD -Learning and instruction. -Maximizing learning. -Individual differences in the learning process. -Learning strategies and styles. -recent development in instructional and cognitive psychology. Assessing HRD needs -Introduction. -Strategic organizational analysis. -Task analysis. -Person analysis. -Prioritizing HRD needs. -The HRD process model debate. Designing Effective HRD Programs -Defining the objectives of HRD interventions. -The “make versus buy” decision. -Creating or purchasing HRD programs. -Selecting the trainer. -Preparing a lesson program. -Scheduling the HRD program. Implementing HRD Programs -Training delivery methods. -on the job training method. -Classroom training approach. -Self-Paced/computer-based training. -Media and methods. -Some final Issues concerning training. -Program implementation. Evaluation HRD Programs -The purpose of HRD evaluation. -Models and frameworks of evaluation. -Data collection. -Research design. -Ethical issues concerning evaluation research. -Assessing the impact of HRD evaluation in dollar terms. Employee Socialization and Orientation -Socialization: the process of becoming insider. -Various perspectives on the socialization process. -The realistic job preview. -Employee orientation programs. Skills and Technical Training -Basic workplace competencies. -Basic skills/literacy programs. -Technical training program. -Interpersonal skills training. -Role of labor unions in skills and technical training programs. -Professional development and education. Coaching and Performance Management -The need for coaching. -Coaching and performance management. -Definition of coaching. -Coaching to improve poor performance. -Maintaining effective performance and encouraging. -Superior performance. -The effective of coaching. Employee Counseling and Welliness Services -An overview of employee counseling programs. -Employee assistance programs. -Stress management. -Employee Welliness and health promotion programs. -Issues in employee counseling. Career Management and Development -Defining career concept. -Models of career development. -The process of career management. -Roles of career management. -Career development practices and activities. -Issues in career development. Management Development -Describing the managers job. -Roles and competencies. -Making management development strategic. -Management education. -Management training and experience. -Designing effective management development programs. Organization Development and Change -Organization development theories and concepts. -Models of planned change. -Designing an intervention strategy. -Types of interventions: Human process – Based. -Types of interventions:Technostrural. HRD and Diversity: Diversity Training and Beyond -Organization culture. -Labor-market changes and discrimination. -Adapting to demographic changes. -Cross-Cultural and training programs. -Human resource development programs. -Other human resource management programs.