Learning and Development

Learning and Development: Introduction

Learning and Development is HRCI’s Functional Area Number Three – this area identifies the methods of contributing to the organization’s Learning and Development activities by implementing and evaluating programs, providing internal consultation, and producing data.

Functional Area Three accounts for 10% of the PHR exam content and 12% of the SPHR.

As an HR professional, the Learning and Development goals you set for your organization will encompass the development of training programs, building and enhancing your talent development efforts and strengthening employee retention strategies.

In this section, we will discuss the following:

  • Adult learning processes
  • Coaching and mentoring techniques
  • Effective communication skills and strategies
  • Instructional design principles
  • Career and leadership development, theories, and applications, and much more.



Functional Area Three:

 Learning and Development

Contributing to the organizations learning and development activities by developing, implementing and evaluating training programs, providing internal consultation, and providing data.





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Andere Preps U! is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.