Aspire Journeys

Training and Development Director Journey

  • 39 Courses | 19h 40m 42s
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Smart companies have learned that supporting continuous learning and self-development among employees reaps dividends in productivity and employee retention rates. Learn more about the skills and competencies required by the Training and Development Director. This Journey is based on real-time market information from Burning Glass Technologies and focuses on the role of the Learning, Training & Development Director within organizations.

Training and Development

If your organization creates a positive learning culture that focuses on developing people, it will not only weather difficult times better than most, but will flourish in an ultracompetitive global market.  Learn more about organizational training and development.

  • 8 Courses | 2h 37m 33s

Talent Management & Onboarding

Talent management means hiring the right person for the job and successfully onboarding the new recruit.  Learn more about talent management and onboarding.

  • 5 Courses | 3h 14m 56s

Leading Meetings & Presentation Skills

Meetings and presentations can be among the most expensive forms of communication, so it's essential to make the investment worthwhile.  Learn how to create and facilitate effective meetings and presentations.

  • 7 Courses | 3h 41m 27s

Teamwork & Collaboration

Managing teams successfully involves ensuring that team members can communicate with you and with one another and that they will collaborate effectively as a team.  Learn more about teamwork and collaboration.

  • 9 Courses | 4h 3m 29s

Influence & Buy-in

Getting things done in the business world requires more than simply issuing orders. Effective persuasion methods and influencing skills are the difference makers for getting results.  Learn how to increase your influence and acquire buy-in.

  • 10 Courses | 6h 3m 17s

COURSES INCLUDED

Building Career Development Programs and Succession Planning
Effectively managing your career or creating a career plan for your team requires an understanding of career management strategies within your organization. To manage talent effectively, your organization will need a total workforce optimized for overall success in achieving its goals. In this course, you'll learn about creating development programs for everyone from emerging employees through to experienced leaders by considering key concepts of career development, leadership development, and mentoring. You'll also learn how to maintain a qualified talent pipeline through effective succession planning. You'll explore succession planning activities, and learn how to create a succession program and analyze its success after implementation.
7 videos | 22m has Assessment available Badge
Managing Employee Development
Smart companies have learned that supporting continuous learning and self-development among employees reaps dividends in productivity and employee retention rates. As a manager, you're responsible for developing people, which includes developing talent in your direct reports. In this course, you'll learn about the benefits of developing employees and assessing how their development needs can be addressed through organizational learning. You'll then learn how to prepare for and conduct a development meeting that includes the necessary development plan characteristics and support for your employees.
7 videos | 29m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Developing a Growth Mindset
In the workplace, there are two specific types of mindsets, or attitudes, that can either promote personal growth and resilience or hamper an employee’s performance. People with a growth mindset achieve ever-higher levels of productivity and can help their organizations thrive; by contrast, people with a fixed mindset tend not to develop professionally, and may hinder an organization’s goals. In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics of a growth mindset, such as perseverance, and how to distinguish it from a fixed mindset. You’ll also explore methods of developing mindsets for success, and how professional growth can benefit you and your organization.
6 videos | 23m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Expert Insights on Managing & Developing People
Do you sometimes wonder how to motivate your employees? Why do some methods work with some people but not with others? Developing people means learning their strengths, matching them to their tasks, and giving the right kinds of feedback.
7 videos | 20m available Badge
Positive Atmosphere:  How Organizational Learning Drives Positive Change
If your organization creates a positive learning culture that focuses on developing people, it will not only weather difficult times better than most, but will flourish in an ultracompetitive global market. In this course, you’ll be introduced to organizational learning and its benefits to your organization. You'll examine the role of training, knowledge management, and technology in developing employees, and learn about the pivotal role of the continuous learning. By exploring the essential elements and indicators of a self-development culture, the course prepares you to assess your current workplace and determine how conducive it is to learning. Developing talent will increase your competitiveness and create more satisfied, goal-oriented employees – which leads to a more profitable organization.
7 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Cultivating a Passion for Learning
Having a passion for learning and developing talent helps you stay engaged, motivated, and driven. New challenges require new ideas, new solutions, and new skills and knowledge. And this requires continuous learning and self-development. Being a passionate learner is crucial to staying motivated, engaged, and up to date. Therefore, organizations need to invest in developing employees. In this course, you'll explore the benefits, best practices, and techniques of using organizational learning for developing people. You'll learn about the characteristics of passionate learners. You'll also learn about various learning preferences, techniques, and best practices for leveraging them. And you’ll explore how to develop a culture of learning in your organization.
6 videos | 26m has Assessment available