Below are the courses and course descriptions to receive a Management of Training & Development graduate certificate
Management of Training and Development (4)
Examines management processes and responsibilities as they pertain to training and development programs. It includes management functions such as planning, organizing, staffing, motivating and controlling. There is special emphasis on the manager as an internal performance consultant. The course addresses the processes of influence, collaboration and negotiation as they apply to the role of a manager of learning programs for adults.
Program Development and Evaluation: Applied Research Methods (4)
Presents research methods to determine educational program needs. Students establish program objectives, design and schedule offerings, and establish procedures for accountability. Research methods are selected to most accurately evaluate program effectiveness. Program planning strategies are addressed for both primary site delivery and distance education.
Marketing of Continuing Education and Training (4)
Examines the concepts in marketing continuing education and training programs to both internal and external audiences. It uses the approach that learning programs must be developed as a service or a product that is priced, placed and promoted. This is true whether the target market is internal or external to the organization, whether the program is mandatory or optional, or whether it is expected to be revenue generating, cost recovery, or conform to a budget.
Strategic Planning and Budgeting (4)
Explores the issues and the practice of leadership in continuing education and training. It takes a project management approach to long-range strategic planning, developing and refining mission statements, integrating education and training into organizational goals, managing both classroom and technology assisted learning, and developing and implementing budgets.