DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
AG EXT 557 TRAINING FOR HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (3L+1P) I
The course contemplates to acquaint the students with conceptual understanding of Training Vs education and different types and models of training. Further how an effective training programme could be organized and the approach of experiential learning could be integrated therein shall be another focus of the course. Besides, students will also be exposed to different training modules to be devised for different clientele and all possible dimensions of Human Resource management in relation to training will be covered.
Training and Education – Concept, meaning and relationship, factors affecting training, Types of training, current trends in training – organizational development approach; Paradigm shift in training-learning scenario; Training Process - different phases of training; Conceptual models of training;
Designing an effective training session – the semantics involved; Openness in training transactions – managing dilemmas, ambivalence and conflicts and confusion (for both trainers and trainees). Experiential learning through simulation games, Training Methods, their importance and classifications. Uses and limitations of case study, role play, lectures, programmed instruction, group discussion, brain storming, field methods, transactional analysis, business games etc., Participatory training methods,
Training strateg y and designs, Training need assessment, characteristics of g ood training programme, Exercises on developing training design, training curriculum and training programme; Training programme for different clientele; Training Modules for extension personnel, farmers, farm women and youth empowerment, Training modules for Krishi Vigyan Kendras, and SAU/ICAR staff, Trainers’ training, Training Evaluation and follow up – methods and strategy;
Effective management of human resources – selection, induction, performance appraisal, working climate, changing roles etc.; Human Resource management: Collective bargaining, Negotiation skills; Human Resource Accounting (HRA Training structures and facilities available for human resource development. Visit to training institutions for sharing experiences. Research studies on training of extension.
Designing participatory training sessions through simulations and experiential learning, Techniques of participatory training need assessment. Formulation of Course Objective, design of training programmes. Simulation exercises. Participatory training methods - Role Play & Brainstorming, Group discussion and Counselling and Conducting experiential learning sessions. Training evaluation - Techniques of Knowledge, Skill & Attitude evaluation. Visit to training institutions and study of training technologies followed. Techniques of Agro-ecosystem Analysis, Rapid Rural Appraisal, Participatory Rural Appraisal.