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Introduction to Learning & Development: Build an L&D Career

Unlock Your Potential to Become a Professional in the Learning and Development Field
Zubin Rashid
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What Learning and Development is and why it is important in an organisational context
The Role that Learning and Development plays in an organisation
The Career Trajectory and Roles in the L&D Department / Function and the responsibilities and activities for each role
Comprehensive list of the most important Competencies of an L&D Professional - the skills and knowledge required to succeed in this profession
The different Learning and Development Activities - a list of activities that the L&D function does
The Associated Functions - related functions that are supersets or subsets of L&D
What L&D holds in the future
How you can prepare for a career and get a job in L&D

This course is designed to provide you with an introduction to L&D, so you can start building an exciting and successful career in this field.

Starting with the basics, you will learn what Learning and Development is and the importance of the L&D function in an organisation. You will then move on to explore the different names given to the L&D function, and the achievement of business goals, the performance of teams, the performance and career growth of individuals, and leadership development. You will also learn about new employee orientation, changes in systems and processes, integrations, and compliance and maintenance of levels/standards/quality.

The course will then guide you through the overall career trajectory and L&D hierarchy, from entry-level roles to senior-level roles. You will learn about individual contributor roles and management roles, as well as consulting roles such as external trainer/facilitator, LNA consultant, and SME consultant. You will also be introduced to the CIPD Profession Map.

You will also get to grips with a range of topics related to the competencies of an L&D professional, including business knowledge, organisational performance analysis, return on learning investment, consulting and communication, working with the latest technology, analytical skills, content development and curation, and information on the Talent Development Capability Model of the Association for Talent Development (ATD).

Finally, the course will provide you with an introduction to stakeholder management, learning strategy, budgeting and planning, learning needs analysis and training needs analysis, designing and developing learning interventions, implementing and delivering learning solutions, measuring learning effectiveness and return on learning investment, and associated functions like organisational development, leadership development, and talent management and development.

By the end of the course, you will be well-equipped with the information on the knowledge and skills you need to prepare for a career in L&D. You will be able to confidently apply for roles, prepare for interviews and make the most of your career opportunities.

Join this course today and start your journey of building a career in Learning and Development.

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2 hours on-demand video
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