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Training And Development: A Choice Or A Necessity?

Dr Bidhan Das

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Stage II: Design & Develop

Step 1. Select An Overall Instructional Strategy

Training methodology needs to be scaled upwards.

Step 2. Develop & Sequence The Instructional Objectives

List and sequence the specific objectives to be attained during training that represent the tasks, task components, or combinations of tasks needed for successful performance.

Step 3. Prepare A Training Development Plan

It describes the training strategy, course curriculum, practice exercises, training materials and feedback mechanisms for learners.

Step 4. Develop A Detailed Logistics Plan

Step 5. Prepare The Training Aids Such As Videos, Presentations, Charts, Storyboards etc

Step 6. Prepare The Reference Source, Participant Workbook, Instructor Guide & Do Try Outs/Test Sessions If Needed.

Checklist: Design & Develop Phase Consistency between planned strategy & identified requirements, resources, and constraints. Specific, simply stated & sequenced instructional objectives reflecting every task. Inbuilt practice sessions/exercises & feedback mechanisms for trainees. Guidance/Supervision for participants. Identification of materials needed. Preparation of a training development plan including logistics plan. Preparation of participant workbook, instructor guide and training aids.

Stage: III: Deliver & Implement

Training should always enhance the learners’ self esteem and empower them by valuing and respecting their knowledge and encouraging collective discovery of new knowledge and acquisition of skill sets. It should be creative, dynamic, flexible and challenging based on ‘reality-testing’. The following table briefly highlights how the current participatory learning approach differs from the conventional training method.

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