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Unit details

  • Specialist unit
  • Level 7
  • 15 credits

What will you learn

You will critically analyse how organisational approaches to learning are impacted by different contexts and the external environment. You will discuss ways in which robust learning strategies and policies are developed and undertake critical analysis of organisational approaches to learning in external and internal contexts. You will evaluate methods through which learning data may be obtained and how it relates to learning needs. You will also critically discuss the differences between a learning gap and a development gap. The importance of design and delivery of learning and the requirements for differentiated approaches will be covered. Finally, you will review the role of impact measurement and how learning professionals develop awareness of impact cultures within organisations.

 This module is suitable for persons who:

  • are experienced people practitioners

  • are working in a senior people practice role and wish to extend and deepen their skills and understanding to shape strategy, policy and people

  • wish to shape people practice, creating value for a wider audience

  • are currently leading and managing people and practice within organisations.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Understand how learning is impacted by both the external environment and internal organisational context.

  • Understand the importance of learning needs assessment to inform the design process.

  • Understand the role of impact measurement within the learning process.

  • Understand the importance of design and delivery of learning events in context.

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