Investing in Employee Development
Do you equate employee development with organizational growth? Employees that feel valued show increased moral, productivity and loyalty. Learn strategies to increase the return on your human resource investment.
Investing in Employees, Employee Development, HR Training

Investing in Employee Development

Learn strategies to increase the return on your organization’s human resource investment and improve employee morale, productivity and loyalty.

Investing in Employee Development focuses on the value of employee development as a strategic organizational investment to enhance the skills of employees and improve productivity, loyalty, and retention.  The seminar defines employee development and teaches techniques for facilitating employee growth and development (mentoring, coaching, succession planning, and onboarding).  Participants will learn the components of an employee development program and understand how to develop a strategy for their organization.  The seminar uses case studies and exercises to practice employee development techniques and strategies.  Templates to guide employee development planning are provided for application in the workplace.

This is a module in the Human Resource Professional Program.


For Individuals
  • Learn strategies to increase the return on your organization’s human resource investment
  • Know how to address skills gaps in existing human resources
  • Learn how to facilitate continuous development for employees
  • Understand different techniques for developing employee competence
  • Learn strategies for maximizing formal and informal workplace learning
For Organizations
  • Promote the creation of a learning organization
  • Understand the return on investment from employee development
  • Introduce strategies for developing individual and organizational learning plans
  • Know how to develop an employee development strategy
  • Understand the role of employee development in ensuring your workforce remains current and qualified

Who Should Attend

Business owners, managers, supervisors and human resource professionals.


Understand the value of investing in employees through professional development in:

  • Why employee development is important to the organization
  • The differences between and how to maximize informal and formal workplace learning
  • Methods to facilitate employee development, eg. learning plans, mentorship programs, coaching
  • How to develop individual and organizational learning plans
  • How to develop an employee development strategy for your department/organization

Continuing Education Contact Hours: 7 

Scheduled Date

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