Principles of Learning and Development

Course information

Format: Wits accredited online short course

Certification: Wits University certificate of competence

Duration: 10 weeks

Breakdown: 8 weeks consecutive online lectures, one exam in week 10

Hours per week: 5 to 7

Language: English


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Course outcomes
  • Ability to understand and meet the special learning requirements of adult learners
  • Ability to help people and organisations identify learning needs
  • Ability to source and provide learning solutions that are assessed and certified
  • Ability to meet organisational learning and development needs effectively
Course Curriculum
  • Module 1: Introduction to learning and development
  • Module 2: The adult learner
  • Module 3: The learning and development legal landscape
  • Module 4: Identifying individual and organisational learning needs
  • Module 5: Learning and development solutions
  • Module 6: Assessment and certification
  • Module 7: Learning and development business tools
  • Module 8: Building a learning organisation
Course Overview
Continuous learning is vital in a world where technological advances wait for no one! The Principles of Learning and Development online short course will equip you with the know-how to build a professional learning and development function. So whether you are a learning and development practitioner, a line manager who trains staff or a technical trainer who shares expertise with others, this course will deepen your knowledge and skills.
Course & Lecture Overview
Michelle Wolfswinkel
Wits Plus lecturer Michelle Wolfswinkel will help you gain a better understanding of the learning and development landscape, enabling learning and development specialists or trainers to deliver learning and development interventions in ways that will meet the needs of both people and organisations.
Upcoming Courses
  • 14 February 2022
  • 11 July 2022
  • 12 September 2022
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