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Corporate Learning Design

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Explore how to enhance the corporate learning experience – effectively engaging your colleagues and helping employees grow. This course teaches the principles of instructional design to help you understand the steps of corporate training. Explore how to discover what needs to be learned and how to review a completed training program for its effectiveness.

This Program, ID No. 616236 , has been approved for 30.00  E-Learning recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).

This course aligns to the SHRM® Body of Applied Skills and Knowledge¹

¹SHRM is a registered trademark of the Society for Human Resource Management. 

Skills you'll learn:

  • Effectively conduct a needs assessment for potential training solutions

  • Develop impactful learning experiences using key strategies

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of learning initiatives for business impact

  • Affect organizational change by applying effective career development strategies

Key topics:

  • Instructional design

  • Needs analysis

  • Career development strategies

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What's included in this course:

  • Self-paced, 100% online
  • Eligible for recertification credits
  • 4 career-relevant skills
  • No books or materials needed
  • Finish course in approx. 30 hrs
  • Access to course for 1 year
  • Certificate of completion
  • 7-day satisfaction guarantee
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California: These Professional Development courses or tracks are not available to California residents.

Reasons to buy for business:

  • Employees can get registered and start learning today
  • Track employee progress
  • Eligible for recertification credits

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This Program, ID No. 616236, has been approved for 30.00 E-Learning recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).


This course offers 30 Professional Development credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification.

Course outline

  • Module 1: Course Introduction
    • Getting Started
    • Course Welcome
    • Learning in the Workplace
  • Module 2: Implement an Effective Needs Assessment
    • Introduction to Evaluating Organizational Learning Needs
    • Needs Assessment Key Terms
    • Knowledge Corner: Needs Assessment
    • Human Resource Planning, Talent Assessment, and Development Frameworks
    • Needs Assessment Skills Assessment
  • Module 3: Identify Instructional Design Strategies
    • Introduction to Corporate Learning Design Strategies
    • Instructional Design Strategy Key Terms
    • Knowledge Corner: Careers in Training and Development
    • Motivation, Action Mapping, and Essential Components of Successful L&D Strategies for Adult Learners
    • Instructional Design Strategy Skills Assessment
  • Module 4: Evaluation of Learning Efficacy
    • Introduction to Evaluating Learning Efficacy
    • Learning Efficacy Evaluation Key Terms
    • Knowledge Corner: Training Evaluation
    • Approaches to Learning Evaluation and Measurement Models
    • Learning Efficacy Evaluation Skills Assessment
  • Module 5: Career Development Strategies
    • Introduction to Effective Career Development Strategies
    • Career Development Strategy Key Terms
    • Knowledge Corner: Facilitating Growth in the Workplace for Yourself and Others
    • Fostering Connections, Virtual Mentorship and Team Building, and Professional Networking
    • Career Development Strategy Skills Assessment
  • Course Conclusion
    • Course Wrap Up

Tools and resources you can access after purchasing:

  • Employee Training and Development

    This link provides a breakdown of the training services organizations typically offer the employees as well as presenting an Employee Training and Development Process diagram.

  • The Essential Components of a Successful L&D Strategy

    This article provides basic information on the strategic role of Learning & Development, how it functions and aligns with business strategy, and how to better ensure success.

  • Adult Development & Learning

    This website provides interactive content on how designing training differs for adult learners.

  • Evaluating Training Effectiveness

    This website provides interactive content on the best methods for evaluating the success of a training model.

Showcase your achievement

Share your Certificate of Completion and Professional Development Badge by uploading them to your social media profiles, such as LinkedIn®² , when you’ve successfully completed your course with a score of 85% or higher.

² LinkedIn is a registered trademark of LinkedIn Corporation and its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries.


Frequently asked questions

The Corporate Learning Design professional development course might be the right fit for you if you have an interest in learning about corporate training and development strategies. This course may also help you grow your career in the education field.

Purchasing our Corporate Learning Design professional development course is the first step in growing your employee training skills. You should purchase. Corporate Learning Design if you're interested in learning instructional design strategies.

Everyone is welcome to take the Corporate Learning Design course. No application is necessary.

All levels and skillsets are welcome to take our Corporate Learning Design course. There are no prerequisites for this course.

This course aligns to the SHRM Functional Area 4 of the Body of Knowledge: Learning & Development. This course is not endorsed by SHRM is a registered trademark of Society for Human Resource Management.

The Corporate Learning Design course has four modules comprised of subjects like “constructing needs assessments.” Each module has a knowledge check and brief assessment to validate your skills. You can expect the course to take about 30 hours, and all courses are 100% online and self-paced.


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