(LO1) Students will have developed a critical understanding of the strategic importance of learning, training and development for organisational performance, innovation and creativity.
(LO2) Students will be able to understand and critically evaluate psychological learning theories and their relevance to planning, performance and knowledge management.
(LO3) Students will be able to explain the importance of micro-level activities, systems and processes that influence the development of learning in a dynamic and complex organisational context.
(LO4) Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and application of the training cycle including needs analysis, training design and methods, implementation and delivery of training, transfer of learning, and evaluation.
(LO5) Students will be able to describe and evaluate individual and organisational barriers to learning, training, and development in a variety of contexts.
(LO6) Students will have developed a critical understanding of integrated approaches to learning and development, including succession planning and talent planning.
(LO7) Students will recognise the importance of acting ethically and professionally with a demonstrated commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity and to continuous personal and professional development.
(S1) Adaptability. This will be developed through cognitive skills of critical thinking, analysis and synthesis.
(S2) Problem solving skills. Students will identify, formulate and solve organisational strategy and learning issues.
(S3) Teamwork. This will be developed via group-based learning.
(S4) Organisational skills. Students will engage in research in current strategy and organisational learning issues.
(S5) Communication skills. Students will engage in activities which will enhance their written academic and business communication skills.
(S6) International awareness. This will be developed via group-based and individual learning.
(S7) Lifelong learning skills. This will be developed via group-based and individual learning.
(S8) Ethical awareness. Students will develop their ethical awareness by exercising practice judgment in decision making concerning learning, training and development issues.