Global Training and Development
In this post-master’s certificate, there is an emphasis on systemic leadership and organizational capacity. You will explore theoretical and practical information from the areas of organizational leadership, human resources and adult education, in which strategies are changed, reviewed and prioritized for future effectiveness.
Basis of Admission
A completed master's-level or higher degree from an accredited institution or university.
Six Courses (18 credit hours) must be completed from the coursework outlined within the corresponding Post-Master's Certificate.
At the end of each Post-Master's Certificate (except where noted), students will complete a final written research project, demonstrating the ability to conduct an investigation on a workplace problem, identify an area for intervention, critique, justify, and recommend a plan of preventative action.
All courses are 8 weeks in length. Northcentral University allows 2 years to complete all Post-Master's Certificates.
Human Performance: Paradigms and Possibilities
In a time when the global job marketplace is more volatile than ever, recruiting and retaining quality workers and providing a spirited and productive workplace has never been of greater importance. In this course, doctoral students examine major issues that impact human performance. Various paradigms are highlighted to demonstrate effective and efficient training models with an eye toward liberating human performance potential. Note: First course for students pursuing a specialization in Training, Development and Leadership.
Strategic Links for Successful Global Training
This Doctoral level course provides insights into the intersection of corporations and global training and development. students will explore best practices to uncover links that can be made to increase the value of global training and development in light of leader expectations. In this course, students will be exposed to diversified training approaches, differentiated and accelerated learning concepts and theories, and classroom and web strategies for meeting the needs of trainees. Doctoral students will also explore case studies of companies leading the global workforce. students will be required to consider unique training and development practices in global contexts and to consider value-added approaches to building an informed workforce.
The Role of Technology in the Global Training Marketplace
In this course, doctoral students will explore the impact of rapidly changing technology and the challenges of integrating these technological tools into the global training marketplace. The traditional concepts of global training have become outmoded with new innovations. The real and immediate impact of technological change is ever present, and must be continually managed for effective training to ensue. Technology is a key factor in almost any conceivable training program on the market. Technology represents the processes, skills, and tools that allow globally savvy trainers to move data and information through an organization. As global entities expand, trainers with skills in technology-driven training will be in increasing demand. This course will prepare students to identify strategic reasons to implement web-based training, provide tools for best-practices evaluation, and synthesize diverse elements of technology-driven training.
Best Practices for Training and Presenting to International Audiences
Understanding the best practices for training and presenting to international audiences is a key feature of success for those engaged in global training. In this course, doctoral students will develop an understanding of the basic theories, skills, and applications related to international training and presentation. The course focuses on the consistent, logical process, which can be employed to create culturally appropriate professional development offerings. The course also covers topics that are essential to global trainers including evaluating the role of the global manager; assessing skills required by global managers; analyzing culture in diverse contexts, and applying heuristic decision-making processes.
Evaluating Training Programs
In todays global training environment of frugal budgets and increasing accountability, stakeholders want to know the bottom line outcomes of training initiatives for the organization. How did a training program enhance organizations performance and impact the workforce? This course provides doctoral students the opportunity to investigate the critical components of successful training by exploring professional training programs and methods of evaluation. This course is designed to facilitate knowledge of fundamental concepts, principles, theories, and techniques of training evaluation. The underlying value of such knowledge for global trainers is the ability to understand how and why particular training programs are effective or ineffective. In this course, the student will identify and clarify the training needs of organizations; select appropriate training approaches; and evaluate training outcomes.
Trainer as Consultant in the Global Marketplace
Consultants serve myriad roles in national and trans-national organizations. In this course, doctoral students will develop an understanding of ways to create value, improve productivity, and deliver change in these global organizations. Consulting work allows an individual to condense skills developed throughout a lifetime of professional experience and practice. This course focuses on the process of consultation, and the various approaches to assisting global organizations as an outside professional. Models of consulting are presented for consideration and topics including management, ethics, tools, and techniques are addressed. The doctoral student will gain professional skills to assist global partners in times of organizational and personal need.
At Northcentral University, we pride ourselves in being completely transparent when it comes to tuition and fees. We have adopted an all-inclusive tuition model that gives you the cost of your Post-Master's Certificate in Education tuition and fees in one flat program rate*. The only additional cost above your post-master's certificate program rate is books. Learn more about the NCU’s post-master's certificate costs below:
- Per credit cost: $857
- Per 3 credit course cost: $2,570
- Program cost: $15,420
- Average book cost per course: $110
- Application Fee: $0
- Technology Fee: $0
- Registration Fee: $0
*Program rates are subject to change and generally increase at the start of each calendar year.
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- Regionally Accredited
- No Physical Residency Requirements
- One-to-One Teaching
- 100% Doctoral Faculty
- Flexibility of Online Learning
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