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Certificate & Diploma Programmes

CP0300

Professional Diploma in Adult Training and Organisation Development
職場培訓師及組織發展專業文憑

New Programme Certificate & Diploma Programme
16 months part-time
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Commencement : NOV 2018
Application Deadline : 26 SEP 2018
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English supplemented with Cantonese

3411 1999

adbus@hkbu.edu.hk

Programme Features

This professional diploma programme covers specialized studies on adult learning principles, training needs analysis, training design, training delivery, group facilitation skills, training evaluation and training consultancy. This programme is designed for students who are engaged in employee training activities in both human resources and line functions.

This programme consists of 7 courses, totaling 210 hours.

 

 

Subject Code Course Title Hours
HRM5011

 

This course aims to equip students with the knowledge of adult learning principles and process to better engage and motivate adults in training context. Students will also learn the keys to build a learning organisation in order to increase sustainability and competitiveness of an organisation. Topics include:

  1. Core concepts of learning
  2. Adult learning theories & principles

  3. Models of experiential learning

  4. Learning styles

  5. Adult learning strategies

  6.  Core values and functions of learning & development (L&D)

  7. Organisational learning & learning organisation

  8. Knowledge management and intellectual capital
30
HRM5012

 

This course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills of implementing training needs assessment in organisations. Students will be guided to use a variety of tools and resources for collecting, interpreting and analysing data in order to diagnose the training needs and match a suitable training strategy or intervention to meet the organisational needs. Topics include:

  1. Overview of training needs analysis (TNA) 

  2. Three levels of training needs analysis

  3. Audience Analysis

  4. Common data collection methods and analysis

  5. Recommendation of formal and informal learning strategies

  6. Potential training barriers and solutions

  7. Formulating training proposal

  8. Preparing training budget
30
HRM5013

 

This course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to design performance-based training that is relevant, engaging and grounded in adult learning principles. Students will also learn how to design a learning curriculum based on the competency-based approach. Topics include:

  1. Writing of outcome-based training objectives

  2. Instructional design methodologies

  3. Blended learning approach
  4. Writing lesson plans and facilitator guides

  5. Designing and developing effective learning aids

  6. Competency-based training

  7. Learning curriculum

  8. Training project Management
30
HRM5010

 

This course aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills in delivering an effective training session in the workplace. Students will learn the practical approach to turn dry lectures into interactive and engaging learning experiences. The course makes use of different training delivery techniques to achieve desired learning outcomes by adopting hands-on learning approach. It includes concepts of adult learning principles, learning environment, training flow, presentation skills, communication and feedback skills, delivery of different learning activities, handling difficult learners and situations, and, use of instructional aids. Topics include:

  1. Essentials of effective adult learning principles and theories 

  2. Effective learning environment & training flow

  3. Presentation skills for trainers

  4. Communication & feedback skills for trainers

  5. Conducting learning activities & debriefing sessions
  6. Use of venue & instructional Aids

  7. Handling difficult learners and situations

  8. Training Lab
30
HRM5014

 

This course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to carry out the measurement and evaluation of training programs and learning solutions. Students will also learn how to make use of quantitative and qualitative assessment; and integrate findings into learning practice. Topics include:

  1. Comparison of assessment and evaluation
  2. Measuring learning outcomes

  3. Kirkpatrick 4-level evaluation framework

  4. Return on investment (ROI)

  5. Success case method

  6. Formative and summative assessment

  7. Design and use of rubrics

  8. Sustaining learning effectiveness
30
HRM5015

 

This course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to guide clients through an organisational development projects to achieve desired business outcomes. Students will learn and practise the effective behaviours, skills and process for internal consulting and move from an “order taker” to a true strategic business partner. Topics include:

  1. Foundations, theories and models of organisation development (OD)

  2. Internal consulting skills and process

  3. Managing power and politics

  4. Managing OD projects

  5. Organisation culture & change

  6. Talent management

  7. Career development and succession planning

  8. Leadership development

  9. Team dynamics and diversity
30
HRM5016

 

This course aims at providing students with an understanding of the role of facilitator, the skills, process and knowledge required to become an effective facilitator. Students will practise facilitation techniques, receive feedback and walk away with strategies that they can apply in real life context. Topics include:

  1. Role and responsibilities of a facilitator

  2. Defining desired outcomes

  3. Group dynamics

  4. Gaining credibility
  5. Questioning Skills
  6. Ideas generation
  7. Dealing with conflicts
  8. Building consensus
  9. Facilitation in action
30
   
210

Students who have obtained a passing grade and satisfied the attendance requirement in each course will be awarded the Professional Diploma in Adult Training and Organisation Development.

Application Fee: HK$120 (non-refundable)
Tuition Fee: HK$27,300 (by four instalments)
Click here for info on the financial assistance available.

Classes and examinations will be held on weekday evenings and Saturday afternoons (normally two classes per week) at Tsimshatsui/Wan Chai Learning Centres.

  1. Holder of an Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma or equivalent; or
  2. Aged 23 or above with lower academic qualifications and 3 years’ relevant work experience; and
  3. Attained a required level of English proficiency equivalent to Band 6.0 in the IELTS / Grade E in HKALE Use of English / Level 3 at HKDSE English Language; or
  4. Applicants may be required to sit for an entrance test which assesses their English language proficiency

Applicants may submit application through (A) online system, or (B) hard-copy submission by mail or in-person.

 

(A) Application through online system

  1. Enter SCE Online Application System and fill in required data.
  2. Upload files of the following documents onto the system:
    1. proof for relevant academic qualifications and professional qualifications, e.g. certificate of public examinations (application for exemption should be submitted with supporting documents which include transcript/result slip, certificate and course syllabus);
    2. proof for relevant work experience (if any);
    3. any pertinent supporting documents; and
    4. a recent photograph (1.5” x 2”).
  3. Make payment for the application fee for admission (HK$120), and handling fee for exemption (HK$200 per course if applicable) through the Online Payment Gateway.

(B) Application through hard-copy submission

  1. Download and complete Application for Admission form (SCE-AF-002)
  2. Attach PHOTOCOPIES of the following documents:
    1. HKID card;
    2. proof for relevant academic qualifications and professional qualifications, e.g. certificate of public examinations (application for exemption should be submitted with supporting documents which include transcript/result slip, certificate and course syllabus);
    3. proof for relevant work experience (if any);
    4. any pertinent supporting documents.
  3. Attach two recent photographs (1.5” x 2”).
  4. Make payment for the application fee for admission (HK$120), and handling fee for exemption (HK$200 per course if applicable), in the form of a crossed cheque made payable to “Hong Kong Baptist University” with applicant’s name, contact number and programme name written at the back. Applicants who submit application in-person may make payment with cash or EPS.
  5. Complete set of application should be submitted either by-mail or in-person at the following address(es).

 

By-Mail

School of Continuing Education

Hong Kong Baptist University

2/F, Franki Centre, 320 Junction Road, Kowloon Tong

(Please mark the title of the programme applied on the envelope)  

In-Person

Kowloon Tong Campus Centre DLB Office

4/F, David C. Lam Building, Shaw Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University, 34 Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon

 

Tsim Sha Tsui Learning Centre Office

6/F, 136A Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon

 

Counter Service Hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:00 am-8:00 pm

Sat: 9:00 am-4:00 pm

(Closed on Sun, Public Holidays and School Holidays)


Kowloon East Learning Centre Office

7/F, Millennium City 3, 370 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon

 

Wan Chai Learning Centre Office

26/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

 

Counter Service Hours:

Mon-Fri: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm

Sat: 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

(Closed on Sun, Public Holidays and School Holidays)  

  • Applicants will be requested to present the HKID card and original copies of all credentials for verification. Those who submit application in-person may bring along the HKID card and original credentials for verification.
  • All fees paid are non-refundable.

  • All documents submitted together with the application form will not be returned to applicants. For unsuccessful applications, the documents and forms will be destroyed and the electronic files will be deleted.
  • Notes to non-local applicants – Part-time certificate/diploma programmes are generally not considered by the Immigration Department for visa purposes. For a non-permanent Hong Kong resident, it is his/her responsibility to check whether he/she can take the programme before making application.

Students can apply for Credit Transfer/Exemption under the following conditions:

  1. Credit Transfer will be considered if students have completed (or are currently studying) the required courses offered by the School prior to admission to the programme. Courses concerned will be automatically transferred to the programme and supporting documents are not required.
  2. Exemption will be considered if students possess a demonstrated competence (e.g. passed relevant courses in public examinations or other institutes) equivalent to the learning outcomes of the course to be studied. Supporting documents such as course syllabuses, transcripts or certificates should be submitted.

The above request(s) should be submitted when applying for admission. Late application will not be considered. Courses that are being studied or pending for result/certificate should also be reported at the time of admission, followed by the submission of supporting documents for approval upon release of result/issuance of certificate.

Credit Transfer/Exemption will not be granted if such qualifications have not been reported during admission or if they are obtained after registration in the programme.

Remarks for Credit Transfer/Exemption are shown as below:

 

Course Remark Code Description
EX Course Exempted
TC Credit Transferred

Limitations for Credit Transfer/Exemption

For all Programmes of Levels 1 to 2, the maximum exemption and credit transfer is limited to half of the total number of programme hours. For all Programmes of Level 3 or above, the maximum exemption is limited to one quarter of the total number of programme hours, while the sum of exemption and credit transfer is still limited to half of the total number of programme hours. In the case that the number of hours of exempted and/or transferred credit course(s) (including the course(s) being studied) has exceeded the maximum allowance, students should submit explanations and approval will be granted at the School’s discretion.

 

Example 1 The Certificate in Spanish (Introductory) (Level 1 programme) requires student to complete four courses (120 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 60 hours.
Example 2 The Certificate in Jewellery Design & Production (Level 2 programme) requires student to complete six courses (180 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 90 hours.
Example 3 The Certificate in Marketing Studies (Level 3 programme) requires student to complete six courses (180 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 90 hours in total while the Exemption should not exceed 45 hours.
Example 4 The Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 4 programme) requires student to complete 16 courses (480 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 240 hours in total while the Exemption should not exceed 120 hours.

Applicants may refer to the Exemption List for reference.

日期 2018年9月18日(星期二)
時間 下午7時至8時
課程 人力資源管理學、培訓及輔引之課程簡介及諮詢
主講 學術統籌主任
地點

九龍尖沙咀彌敦道136號A 5樓

Q: When will I know if I have been admitted?

A: The admission result will be sent to applicants via e-mail within 10 working days after the application deadline.

 

Q: When will I know the result of my application for course exemption?

A: Result of application for course exemption will be released together with the admission result via e-mail.

 

Q: Can I change from one programme to another?

A: Once the offer is confirmed upon completion of registration, applicants are not allowed to change to another programme. Applicants are required to submit a new application with relevant documents and application fee for another programme.

The above information is for reference only. The School reserves the right to make alterations or to cancel any class/programme without prior notice. Students are advised to follow the requirements listed in the course information distributed on admission.