Develop the Talent Around You
Prepare future generations for success by earning your certificate in Talent Development. Offered fully online, our 12-hour program is designed for professionals looking to boost their career. Our certificate equips you with the skills to improve an organization’s capability and employee performance. You’ll take courses that provide knowledge in succession planning, formal/informal learning in the workplace and human performance technology. Upon completion, you will be ready to work as a professional in human resource development, talent management and development, performance and quality improvement. Whether you desire to work with profit or nonprofit organizations, government agencies or educational institutions, our certificate is meant for you. Take the next step and apply today!
6 months to 1 year
No foreign language credits required
No thesis required
Talent Development Graduate Certificate:: Feature Courses
This course explores adult development to promote an expanded understanding of issues and practices in adult education. The course focuses on three core areas of concern in adult education: acknowledgment of learner experience, promotion of autonomy and self-direction, and establishment of teacher-learner relationships in the adult environment.
This course provides talent development professionals with knowledge and skills for identifying and combining organizational learning, development, and performance improvement solutions. Topics also cover how to evaluate a good balance or mix of various learning and performance solutions.
Survey of major talent development approaches to align human resources with organizational goals and workforce planning. Students will diagnose the current talent development or management strategies, analyze organizational and individual competencies, assess the current people development practices, and create a plan that aligns learning, leadership, and career solutions.
Survey of human performance technology approaches and tools to improve the performance of individuals, workgroups, work processes, and an organization. Students will collaboratively identify organizational performance problems, suggest instructional and non-instructional interventions based upon data-driven performance analysis, and design or evaluate programmatic solutions in cooperation with the clients throughout the entire process.