The scenario of this report determines HR professionals of a consultancy firm called “People ‘R’ Us” has offered to design HR-related practices training and development etc. for Suncourt Healthcare Limited. In this regard, this report is considering a comparison of different learning styles along with their role in designing and learning events. The role of government in lifelong learning is identified as well.
- Evaluate different learning styles as well as theories in the context of Suncourt Healthcare Limited.
- Critically analyze planning and designing practices for the training and development within Suncourt Healthcare Limited.
- Assess the training events as well as different methods that can be used for its evaluation.
- Develop an appropriate understanding of government-led individual’s skill development initiatives.
Human resource are said to be a important pillar of organization, who work according to direction provided to them which make firm to attain their goals and objectives in effective manner. Basically, environment is such which does changes with time and firms has to convert their policy so that they can cope-up with outside environment (Albrech, 2011). Even though in such scenario, entity needs to organize the training and development program for employees so that they can adapt manipulation in market in proper way. Human resource development is required concept in enterprise as with such they can work hard with the newer technology according to the market requirement. The report is based on Sun court limited which provide care homes to old age people. Generally, entity face a lot issues because of the untrained staff. CEO of the sun court limited who believe in conducting program for having an employee in not required cost which needs to be kept on nominal basis. Although report will discuss about various learning styles and having an importance of learning curve and use of different theories which help in planning on some specific events. Role of government in lifelong learning too.
1.1 Comparison of the various learning styles.
Moreover, employees are those who work in proper manner to attain their aims with organizational aims and objectives too. Even though, in firm various situation comes which needs to be undertaken by firm and at such particular time employees needs to perform up to their level so that entity can overcome scenario in better way. Sometimes, employees does not perform in great way and learning of various skills and knowledge is required for them so that they can handle business activities in right context (Armstrong and Taylor, 2014). Hence, for better learning scenario they have to choose the better learning theory for employees so that effectively learning can be inculcated within workers. Therefore, Mumford and Kolb learning style are effective which is opted by company.
Honey Mumford learning style:
Theory is generated by the Peter Honey and Alan Mumford, theory help in enhancing the skills and knowledge of employees so that they can use such at different situation in better way. Employees are put in different styles of learning with Mumford so that they can gather information as in which manner learning can be inculcated in them. Theory also include some elements and those are as:
Activist: It consider those employees who revamp there skills and knowledge by facing different situation and challenges at their working area. These kind of workers use their learning at working criteria so that individuals can perform their responsibility in accurate way.
Reflector: In this those people are included, who work as leader in organization and have an observing power over several element at the time of making some decision in company. Even though they are actually working in accurate manner and with such they also gain proper experience of such (Bamberger, Biron and Meshoulam, 2014). Basically, such kind of individuals are those who take a lot time in having observation for something.
Theorist: Such kind of individuals include model, facts and theories that can be implemented in learning process in great manner. Even, such kind of individual are those who make their own models and theory in working.
Pragmatist: Individual in this are experimental in theories, ideas and models with working approaches as well. They do not depend on others values and ideas they create their own in ease manner too.
Kolb learning style:
Theory was developed by David Kolb. Such learning style also include some element in this and some of those are as:
Divergent: individuals are are imaginative in approaches. They do work on different information for some situation and provide their own points over such in better way too.
Assimilative: These people provide some practical solution over issues. Such kind of people are extrovert in nature and grab opportunity from world. They do manage everything in right format.
Convergent: In this individual provide practical solution with own experience. They do solve their issues and problems and also prefer some activities in approaches. They do generally find out practical ideas (Bakker and Leiter, 2010).
Accommodative: In this people and employees are imaginative rather being practical or logical. They normally get attracted towards the various challenges and bring out in with approaches.
1.2 Learning curve and its use at workplace.
In organization learning is considered as the main aspect for employees if there performance is having downturns. Effective working by employees can help firm to attain their goals and objectives in better way. Basically, learning curve is such which denote the progress of learning by employees regarding skills and experience for their work. Sun court limited with help of People R us is organising training and development program for them to have an effectve working in company.
(Source: Learning curve, 2018)
Role of learning curve:
Learning curve is that which can help company to analyse performance of employees on such basis the incentive and performance appraisal is adapted for human resource. Even though knowing which employees is performing in which manner can be gathered with use of learning curve.
Using learning curve at workplace:
Learning curve can help company in various ways and such thing has to be undertaken by sun court limited for their employees. Moreover, this tool is such that make organization to collect information regarding learning of employees of skills and experience as well. Although this also help in increase of performance of employees and attain the goals and objectives of firm (Boxall and Purcell, 2011). Basically, it is required to transfer learning on job by employees. Those workers who are good enough in adopting they easily transfer knowledge into some practical implementation as well. Therefore, its fact that human resources are precious in organization. As this help in having an competitive advantage