Bradford S. Bell is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Studies and Director of Human Capital Development and Executive Education in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Maryland at College Park and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Michigan State University. Dr. Bell teaches courses in Human Resource Management, Training and Development, and Work Groups and Teams to graduate and undergraduate students. Dr. Bell worked in the management and organization development department of First USA Bank/Banc One and has worked as an HR consultant for multiple private and public firms. Dr. Bell is a member of the Academy of Management, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and American Psychological Association.
In this course, you will learn when training is the right course of action and how you can design and deliver instruction to meet your training needs. Professor Bradford Bell of Cornell's ILR School will take you from the analysis stage to the evaluation stage, as you explore training within your organization. In the process, you will conduct your own analysis, create a training plan, incorporate instructional events that facilitate learning transfer, and determine evaluation methods and measurements for your program.
Key Course Takeaways
- How to conduct a training needs analysis to identify current and future training needs within the organization
- Ways to choose training methods and technologies that are appropriate for learner population as well as the training content
- How to facilitate the transfer of learning within the workplace, which includes marketing the program, securing manager and peer support
- How to evaluate the success of training initiatives
- Ways to identify methodologies for calculating return on investment in training
How It Works
3-5 hours per week
100% online, instructor-led
Cornell ILR School
Who Should Enroll
This course is intended for HR professionals with 0-5 years of experience and global professionals from a diverse range of organizations, including for profits large and small, NGOs, and governmental agencies. Managers outside HR, small business owners, talent management, L&D, D&I, and leadership development specialists, or anyone in HR needing to develop talent, improve performance, assess the impact of performance improvement programs, and build a culture that supports employee learning, development, and engagement would also benefit.