This course examines Human Resource Development (HRD) and Organizational Development (OD) activities and initiatives. It provides instruction on the relationship between HRD and the organization, the key components of HRD, along with key federal legislation that affects HRD activities – both their development and delivery. This course also examines OD theories and applications and provides direction to HR professionals on how to approach OD initiatives to ensure they support organizational objectives. Employee development theories are also addressed, as well as how to approach employee training program activities using adult learning theories. This course helps prepare individuals for the Human Resource Certification Institute's (HRCI) PHR and SPHR certification examinations.
Human resource professionals who are preparing for the Human Resource Certification Institute's (HRCI) Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification exam.