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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Training and Development (BUS-304)


Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

August 2018 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the importance of organizational training programs and the characteristics of various types of such programs; assist in the conducting of a training needs analysis to determine the goals and objectives of an organizational training program; assist in the designing of a training program to comply with existing organizational needs; facilitate the success of trainees and organizational training program using various methods; determine methods of training that are most likely to succeed based on a given set of organizational objectives; evaluate the success of organizational training programs by reviewing the data from the results of such programs; describe various types of organizational training programs and identify their key components and objectives.


This couse provides a comprehensive discussion and analysis of organizational training programs, their goals, objectives and effects. Major topics include: organizational systems and their dynamics, strategies and practices important in training and development, the process of determining the need for, developing, implementing and assessing organizational training programs, conducting a training needs analysis, design and implementation of the program, along with a system for facilitating the success of the trainees, and specific types of training programs and training programs that apply to different elements of the organization’s personnel.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Entrepreneurship, Management or Human Resources Management (8/18) (5/23 revalidation). NOTE: Course content overlaps topics covered in Recruitment and Selection (BUS-303). Care should be given to avoid duplicative credit.