BUS 680 Week 1 DQ 1 Training Preferences
BUS 680 Week 1 DQ 2 Learning Theories
BUS 680 Week 1 Assignment MHC Case Study
BUS 680 Week 2 DQ 1 Design Consulting.
BUS 680 Week 2 DQ 2 Domtar Case Study
BUS 680 Week 2 Assignment Hardware Store...
Training Preferences. Discuss the type of training you would prefer and why. Use Figure 3-6 on page 82 to help you start your discussion, but do not limit it to only those characteristics. When responding to at least two of your classmates’...
Learning Theories. There are more theories of learning and motivation than have been described in the text. Do a search for a learning or a motivation theory that is not in the text. Write a summary of the theory and suggest how it could be used in...
MHC Case Study. Read the “Strategic Planning at Multistate Health Corporation” case on pages 51-57 and answer the case questions on pages 56-57
Design Consulting. Conduct an Internet search to identify a company that provides training design consulting services. Discuss the design process. Respond to one of your classmates’ postings. In your response, compare and...
Domtar Case Study. Reread the Domtar Case Study (p.1-3) from Chapter 1. Answer Case Analysis question 1 on page 207.
Week 2 Assignment
Hardware Store Case Analysis. Read the Case Analysis on pages 147-148 and answer the questions that follow.
Week 3 Assignment
CSS Case Analysis. Read the Case Analysis: Training for Customer Service Specialists on pages 258-260. Answer the case questions on page 260.
Games & Simulations. Do an Internet search to identify the types of games and business simulations that are available. Select one and provide a description and an analysis of it. Discuss the learning content objectives. Respond to...
Classroom-based Learning Experience. Think about your best classroom-based learning experience and list the things that made it such a good experience. Then, think about your worst classroom-based experience and list the factors that...
Tips for Trainers. Conduct a search of the Internet to identify tips for trainers in dealing with difficult trainees. Compare the types you find with the types identified in the text. If different, compare those you found with those in the...
Review Questions. Answer one the following questions for review from the course text (p. 364):
a. Assume that you were the training manager in the Westcan case (Chapter 4, p.139). How would you suggest evaluating the training, assuming they...
Week 4 Assignment
Jim’s Case Analysis. Read the Case Analysis on pages 322-323 and answer the case questions on page 323.
Resistance to Training. The vice-president of human resources asked you, the director of training, to develop a sexual harassment training program for the company. During your needs analysis you discover that most of the executives do not...
KSAs. Find a recent article (no more than a year old) that identifies KSAs that will be critical for managers in the immediate future. Provide a summary of the article and discuss its management development implications in your discussion forum...
Week 5 Assignment
IMP Case Analysis. Read the Case Analysis: All it Takes is for Good Men to do Nothing on pages 421-422 and answer the case questions on page 422.
Evaluating Learning. Read the articles assigned for this week. Discuss the elements of evaluation and why they are important. Also, discuss the return on investment (ROI) for the organizations. Is training worth the cost? You may...
Final Paper Summary. Share the abstract of your Training and Development Paper in your discussion forum. When responding to your classmates’ postings, ask well thought-out questions and provide critical feedback that could help them make...
Focus of the Final Paper
Each person must complete a research paper addressing one of the following topics or a mutually agreed upon topic between the student and instructor:
§ Training Needs Analysis
§ Training Strategies for Small and...