Types of Training
is a process of learning a sequence of programmed behavior. It is the
application of knowledge & gives
people an awareness of rules & procedures to guide their behavior. It helps
in bringing about positive change in the knowledge, skills & attitudes of
training is a process that tries to improve skills or add to the existing level
of knowledge so that the employee is better equipped to do his present job or
to mould him to be fit for a higher job involving higher responsibilities. It
bridges the gap between what the employee has & what the job demands.
refers to a planned effort by a company to facilitate employees‘learning of job
related competencies. These competencies include knowledge, skills, or
behaviors that are critical for successful job performance. The goal of
training is for employees to master the knowledge, skill, and behaviors
emphasized in training programs and to apply them to their day to day activities.
Training is seen as one of several possible solutions to improve performance.
Other solutions can include such actions as changing the job or increasing
employee motivation through pay and incentives. Today there is a greater
Providing educational opportunities for all
employees. These educational opportunities may include training programs, but
they also include support for taking courses offered outside the company,
self-study, and learning through job rotation.
An ongoing process of performance improvement that
is directly measurable rather than organizing one time training events.
to demonstrate to executives, managers, and trainees the benefits of training.
as a lifelong event in which senior management, trainer manager, and employees
Training being used to help attain strategic
business objectives, which help companies, gains a competitive advantage.
The term training refers to the acquisition of
knowledge, skills, and competencies as a result of the teaching of vocational
or practical skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies.
It forms the core of apprenticeships and provides the backbone of content at
institutes of technology (also known as technical colleges or polytechnics). In
addition to the basic training required for a trade, occupation or profession,
observers of the labor-market recognize as of 2008[update] the need
to continue training beyond initial qualifications: to maintain, upgrade and
update skills throughout working life. People within many professions and
occupations may refer to this sort of training as professional development.
usually refers to some kind of organized (and finite it time) event — a
seminar, workshop that has a specific beginning data and end date. It‘s often a
group activity, but the word training is also used to refer to specific
instruction done one on one.
development, however, is a much bigger, inclusive ―thing‖. For example, if a
manager pairs up a relatively new employee with a more experienced employee to
help the new employee learns about the job, that‘s really employee development.
If a manager coaches and employee in an ongoing way, that‘s employee
development. Or, employees may rotate job responsibilities to learn about the
jobs of their colleagues and gain experience so they might eventually have more
promotion opportunities. That‘s employee development.