Week 10 Discussion
Professional Training and Development Methods
Change is a given in today’s organizational life, and one way to cope
successfully with this inevitability is the proper training and
development of employees. The purpose of employee training is to provide
the necessary skills for present tasks, while development prepares
employees for the future. By investing in the training and development
of employees, you are not only making an investment in today’s workforce
but preparing for the future as well.
For this Discussion, review this weeks Resources. Review Chapter 9 of Human Resources Management for Public and Nonprofit Organizations.
Focus on the training and development methods available to government
and non-profit organizations. Identify and distinguish one training and
one development method appropriate for use in your Final Project
organization. Justify the use of each training and development method.
With these thoughts in mind:
Post by Day 4 a brief description of one training
and one development method appropriate for use in a government or
non-profit organization. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of the
training and development method. Justify the inclusion of each method
by citing specific examples pertaining to a government or non-profit
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the resources.
Read a selection of your colleagues’ postings.
Week 10 Learning Resources
This page contains the Learning Resources for this week. Be sure to
scroll down the page to see all of this week’s assigned Learning
- Pynes, J. E. (2013). Human resources management for public and nonprofit organizations: A strategic approach (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
- Chapter 9, “Training and Career Development” (pp. 275297)
- Chapter 10, “Performance Management” (pp. 303334)
Please proceed to the Discussion.