EDUC 240 - Introduction to Training and Development

Introduction to Training and Development

EDUC 240
Introduction to Training and Development

  • Winter (January 13 - April 20, 2021)
  • Summer I (May 10 - June 23, 2021)
  • Fall (September 7 - December 6, 2021)
  • Winter (January 6 - April 13, 2022)

Undergraduate, 3 credits


Kamran Shaikh

Direct Access Fee:

There is no access fee for this course.


This course provides an overview of the design and development of training in organizations by introducing students to theoretical and practical concepts. Topics explored include the organizational and personal benefits of training, different modes of delivery including e-learning (an instructional systems design approach to training development), the transfer of learned skills to the workplace environment, the evaluation of training, the management of the development process, and trends and successful practices in the field.


Students who have received credit for this topic under a EDUC 298 number may not take this course for credit.


(e-book): Saks,  A.,  &  Haccoun,  R.  (2013). Managing Performance  through Training  and Development (6th ed.). Toronto, Ontario: Nelson Education.

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Course Outline

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