Thursday, 29 January 2015

20 TOP Training and Development interview questions

1.What is Training? What are the objectives of training department? 
Training is defined as a continuous learning process in which the employees will acquire knowledge, enhance professional skills and improve attitudes and behaviors to excel well on the job.
The objectives of the training department to identify the required training needs of an organization and fill the gap with a host of training methods for the welfare of the organization and employees on a whole.

2. What is the difference between training and development? 
The basic difference between training and development is:
Training helps to make the employee of a company to be more effective and efficient in the present role and responsibilities of the job i.e. fulfill short term needs of any company but development helps to improve the overall personality dimensions of an employee to take up any future assignments if any and better equipped to handle any critical situations might occur i.e. fulfill long term needs of any company.

3. What is on and Off the Job Training? 
On-the-job training is a type of learning process that usually occurs in an actual work environment i.e. an employee will be learning the new job roles and responsibilities while undergoing this training.
Off-the-job training is a type of learning process that usually occurs out of an actual work environment. This involves case analysis, lectures, presentation, simulation games etc. to imbibe the concepts and brainstorm ideas in an effective manner.

4. How would you ensure that the training is effective for an employee within the company? 
The training is effective in all means if it
Imparts new skills
Inculcates new ideas, knowledge and concepts
Is practical oriented
Not an information dump
Aligns the training needs to fulfill the organizational short and long term goals
Conducts the post evaluation to ensure the satisfaction levels to refine the future training needs

5. What are the different methods you could use in training employees? 
There are different training methods like on –the – job techniques, off-the-job techniques, role playing, simulation, internship, apprentice ship, lectures, case analysis, laboratory training methods etc

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