"Training programmes are directed toward maintaining and improving current job performance, while development programmes seek to develop competencies for futureroles.To be effective, training and development must meet a number of goals. First, they must be focused on individual training needs but still reflect organizational goals in terms of desired or expected performance. Second, training and development must reflect learninggoals or outcomes, outlining what will be accomplished by this process. Third, they must be based on sound learning principles, be perceived as important by trainees, and beconducted in a manner that maximizes learning. Last, they must be evaluated todetermine effectiveness and to help guide change and improvement.
Training and Development Differentiated
Learn specific behaviors andactions, demonstrate technique and processes
Performance appraisals, cost benefit analysis, passing test or certification Understand information, conceptand context, develop judgmentexpand capabilitiesLong TermQualified people available whenneeded promotion from within possible, HR based competitiveadvantage