Training and Development Plan

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What happens when employees are hired with no formalized training program in existence? Would they be able to complete the task assigned? It is quite possible they could pull together their knowledge and possibly barely sustain the organization. However, when training is introduced, quality, quantity, and the employee's attitudes and ultimately the office environment improves. Given the rapid pace of competition in the global market today, it is apparent that employee must continually be developed and trained throughout their tenure with the company. ( Resource overview)

SMC Corporation has the goal to increase output of manufacturing ergonomic office equipment by 100%, due to increased demand. Now that all of the required positions have been filled, by a well developed staffing plan, human resources needs to train the employees for their new responsibilities. Not only do we need to train the new hires, but also the existing employees that have new responsibilities.

Many of the existing employees have been promoted, due to seniority.

Currently, SMC Corporation has no formal training program in place. What we will need to do is design an effective, comprehensive company-wide training and development plan that will meet the organizations needs. This will include deciding on which training methods will need to be used, how to implement the training program, who will conduct the training, how to evaluate the effectiveness and how to sustain the training needs of each employee.

Just like it requires different levels of education, qualifications and skill sets to list a job classification. There are also different requirements of training depending on the training. Departmental training can be training that is specific to that department's needs, jobs, location, and functions. For the purpose of training we have grouped the manufacturing and operations department together for training, because their job types and responsibilities are...