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HRM 326 Final Exam Guide For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com Resources:Effective Training Systems, Strategies, and Practices, and Employee Training & Development Prepare for your Final Examination.

1. Business strategy influences how the company uses all of the following capitals EXCEPT:

2. To use _________ to gain a competitive advantage requires linking the company’s human resources practices (such as training and development) to the business strategy.

3. This provides employees with immediate access to information, advice, and guidance.

4. Centralized training means that training and development programs, resources, and professionals are primarily housed in one location and decisions about training investment, programs, and delivery methods are made from inter-related departments.

5. Research suggests that the company satisfaction with the outsourcing of training and development depends on company-supplier trust and the specificity of the contract.

6. An organizational analysis involves determining the appropriateness of training, based on all the following parameters, EXCEPT:


a.

The company’s business strategy

7. A mid-level manager questioning aspects such as who should be trained is involved with which variable of needs assessment?

8. The following are all advantages associated with online technology (software) method of needs assessment EXCEPT:

9. With respect to person analysis, a major pressure point for training is poor or substandard rewards system:

10. Trainees need to understand what specifically they are expected to learn in the training program.

11. Regardless of the training methods, all of the following are some of the conditions which must be present for learning to occur, EXCEPT:

12.

This includes specialized knowledge that employees need in their jobs.

13. This relates to the learner’s decision regarding what information to attend, how to remember and how to solve programs

14. Pedagogy gives the instructor major responsibility for making decisions about learning content, method, and evaluation

15. Seating arrangement at the training site should be based on an understanding of the desired type of trainee interaction and trainee-trainer interaction.


16. ______ refers to the collection of information – including what, when, how, and from whom – that will be used to determine the effectiveness of the training program.

17. What provides a way to understand the investments that training produces and provides information needed to improve training?

18. _______ can be used as a ―dress rehearsal‖ to show the program to managers, trainees, and customers.

19. Identify the third level outcome amongst the following Kirkpatrick’s four-level framework for categorizing training outcomes.

20. Skill-based outcomes include acquisition or learning of skills and use of skills on the jobs.

21.

All of the following are the most frequently used training techniques EXCEPT:

22. The following are all advantages of using videos as a component of training EXCEPT:

23. In case studies, trainees are required to analyze and critique the actions taken, indicating the appropriate actions and suggesting what might have been done differently

24.

Meaningfulness of business games are enhanced if they are imaginative


25. Vicarious reinforcement occurs when a trainee sees a model being reinforced for using certain behaviors.

26. This typically involves videoconferencing and/or computers for the delivery of instructions from a trainer to trainees who are different locations.

27.

Which one of the following is NOT an advantage of e-learning?

28. Online learning allows more employees to gain access to these types of programs in a quicker time period than if face-to-face instruction is used.

29. Simply providing learning control ensures that trainees will use all the features provided by online learning.

30. Which of the following is evidence supporting the assertion that companies are investing in more training?

31.

Learning is defined as

32. According to the text, _____ provides the opportunity for learning and _____ is a result of the learning.

33.

To understand a manager's development needs, you must first understand _____.

34. Which of the following is not an advantage to using externally based training programs for mangers?


35.

Which of the following statements about corporate universities is not true?

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Please respond to each question in 350-700 words:

1. Compare and contrast the three needs assessment processes.

2. Compare and contrast two individual motivation theories.

3. Explain five risks associated with training. How can each of these risks be mitigated or controlled?

4. As it relates to evaluating training, explain the seven factors influencing the evaluation of the training. Why are these important?

5. Compare and contrast the methods for providing feedback. ----------------------------------------------------------------


HRM 326 Week 1 DQ 1 For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com Assume you have to prepare older employees with little computer experience to attend a training course on how to use the World Wide Web. How will you ensure that they have high levels of readiness for training? How will you determine their readiness for training? ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 1 DQ 2 For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com Discuss the types of evidence that you would look for in order to determine whether a needs analysis has been improperly conducted. What do you think are the most common concerns for organizations after a needs analysis is completed? Why? ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 1 DQ 3 For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com What do you think is the most important organizational characteristic that influences training? Why? ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 1 Individual Assignment Consulting Assessment (2 Papers) For more course tutorials visit


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Select your current organization or an organization you are familiar with to complete the following assignment. You have been hired as an outside consultant to help an organization strengthen employee development. Write a 700- to 1,050-word consulting assessment (in third person) that answers the following: ·

Identify the organization’s primary product or service.

· What is the organization’s current focus? What are the organization’s overarching goals? · What are the organization’s training needs? How do they relate to the overarching goals? · What effect do the organization’s focus and goals have on prioritizing the type and amount of training? · How would you prioritize specific training needs based on the organization’s needs and current focus? · Why must you consider the organization’s size and overarching goals when prioritizing training? What differences would the size of an organization make? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 1 Individual Assignment Organizational Focus and Goals (2 Papers) For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com


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Select your current organization or an organization you are familiar with to complete the following assignment. .

Write an paper in APA format of no more than 1,050 words that answers the following questions:

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What is the organization’s current focus? What are the organization’s goals?

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What are the organization’s training needs? How do they relate to the goals?

· What effect does the organization’s focus and goals have on prioritizing the type and amount of training? · How would you prioritize specific training needs based on the organization’s needs and goals? ·

Why must you consider the organization’s goals when prioritizing training?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 1 Needs Assessment (Training Need Analysis) For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com HRM 326 Week 1 Needs Assessment HRM 326 Before training is determined or designed, a training needs analysis should be considered to develop a root cause and systemic understanding of the training elements such as what


needs to be trained, who needs to be trained, where is the training location, and how the training will be measured. Unless a needs assessment is adequately performed it may be difficult to rationally justify providing training. A needs assessment will enable management to determine if training is the best solution for the performance problem or development need. A needs assessment can be a critical tool for any training department. The learner and the organizational needs will be considered during this process. The objectives will be relevant and the outcomes measurable. Use the Needs Assessment Template to create a needs assessment for the company. Cite any sources according to APA formatting guidelines. Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your assessment

Complete the following in a total of 1,050-to 1,400 words. 1. What is your training problem statement or objective? 2. What skills and knowledge are required to perform the work? 3. What are the measures of successful performance of the work? 4. Are people performing at the levels required? 5. Is there under-performance for specific groups of employees? 6. What are the causes of under-performance? 7. What training will help bridge the gap between the standards of performance needed and the actual performance? 8. Is there specific training that is needed in the training triad categories below? a. Technical training b. Business skills training c. Human skills training 9. What is the expected return on the investment (ROI)?


10. What does success look like? 11. Do you have a budget for the training development/course? 12. Any other relevant information? ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 2 DQ 1 For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com What is diversity? Explain how diversity is important to an organization. Give an example. How can you manage diversity? If you developed diversity training who would need to be included to make it successful? What content would you incorporate in the training? ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 2 DQ 2 For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com What is meant by rigor in a cross-cultural training program? What variables factor in when deciding how rigorous to make the training? ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 2 DQ 3 For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com What are the five dimensions of cultural differences? Which of these differences has the largest effect on employee behavior? Why?


---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 2 Employee Assessment Case Study (2 Papers) For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com HRM 326 Week 2 Employee Assessment Case Study HRM 326 During a global career succession assessment of leadership talent pipeline, a candidate was asked to complete a personality/behavioral tendency profile. The candidate asked to speak to the program administrator about the validity of the assessment. The assessment is based on first responses to several sets of word values. The instructions were to respond with first instinct to the set of words listed in several different categories. The candidate stated that some of the words could have different interpretations based on values, beliefs, and cultural origin. Therefore, the validity of the assessment could be biased in terms of results/outcomes. The program administrator removed the weighting of the assessment (not part of the overall assessment scoring) to be used for informational and team building purposes only. Use the above information to answer the following in 700 to 1,050 words: ¡ Analyze whether the candidate has a valid discrimination concern about the assessment. ¡

Determine what EEOC laws could potentially be at risk of violation.

¡ Evaluate how the assessment could be altered so that it could still be used for the program. Cite all sources according to APA formatting guidelines. Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your case study. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 2 Individual Quiz For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com


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Text: Employee Training and Development – Chapters 2, 3, and 10 1. In cultures with a short-term orientation, the orientation is toward the past and present.

2. Less rigorous training methods such as lectures and briefings focus on communicating factual material and help expatriates and their families develop communication skills required to interact in another country.

More rigorous training methods factor in factual material and help develop communication skills, whereas less rigorous only focus on factual material. 3.

The link between diversity and company performance is both direct and indirect.

4. An organizational analysis involves determining the appropriateness of training, based on all of the following parameters, EXCEPT:

5. A mid-level manager questioning aspects such as who should be trained is involved with which variable of needs assessment?

6. Trainees need to understand what specifically they are expected to learn in the training program.


7. To use__________________ to gain a competitive advantage requires linking the company’s human resources practices (such as training and development) to the business strategy.

8. Business strategy influences how the company uses all of the following capitals EXCEPT:

9. Strategy has a particularly strong influence on determining the following, EXCEPT:

10.

All of the following are implications through the emphasis on learning, EXCEPT:

---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 2 Team Assignment Training Key Areas (2 Papers) For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers

Write a paper no less than 1,250-word paper in which you explain the importance of training in these areas:

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Legally required training

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Diversity

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Employee professional growth, individually and within the organization

Other things you need to consider/incorporate:


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What the organization will gain in offering the training

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How programs meet professional or personal employee needs.

· You must clearly show how the programs answer the organization’s and employee motivational needs.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 3 DQ 1 For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com What is the difference between internal and external learning conditions? Which do you feel is more important for success? Why? ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 3 DQ 2 For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com Why is it important to know the demographics of a training class before you train? Explain how this information would help your preparation. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 3 DQ 3 For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com


www.newtonhelp.com What motivation do companies have to evaluate training programs? How would evaluation help the company reach its long term goals? What are the potential consequences of not evaluating training programs? What factors would you consider when choosing an evaluation design? What impact would those choices make? Be sure to give specific examples. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 3 Individual Assignment Diversity Training Plan (2 Papers) For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers

You are an HR Manager in a company that has recently received complaints from employees about lack of inclusion. Develop a 1,050- to 1,400-word overview for a training program on diversity and inclusion for your organization’s first line supervisors. Include a plan for the types of exercises, roleplaying, or activities that will maintain participant interest and enhance the learning outcome in the body of the training plan. Utilize both ―Social Learning Theory‖ and ―Adult Learning Theory‖ in the course content for your training plan. ·

Provide rationale for the activities and how they relate to the two learning theories.

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Explain how each theory is used in each exercise, role play, or activity.

Discuss how this diversity training can modify employee morale, improve workforce inclusion, and lead to more managerial success. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ----------------------------------------------------------------


HRM 326 Week 3 Individual Quiz For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com Retrieve the Quiz for Week 3 posted in the Course Material forum of our OLS classroom. Complete the multiple choice quiz by highlighting the correct response. Post your completed quiz to the assignments link.

1. _____ refers to the collection of information – including what, when, how, and from whom – that will be used to determine the effectiveness of the training program.

2. _____ can be used as a "dress rehearsal" to show the program to managers, trainees, and customers.

3. Identify the third level outcome amongst the following Kirkpatrick's four-level framework for categorizing training outcomes.

4. Skill-based outcomes include acquisition or learning of skills and use of skills on the job.

5. Utility analysis is a cost-benefit analysis method that involves assessing the dollar value of


training based on estimates of the difference in job performance between trained and untrained employees, and the number of individuals trained.

6. This relates to the learner's decision regarding what information to attend, how to remember, and how to solve problems

7. The process of withdrawing positive or negative reinforcers to eliminate a behavior is known as _____.

8. Pedagogy gives the instructor major responsibility for making decisions about learning content, method, and evaluation.

9.

Learning strategies include rehearsal, organizing, and delegation.

10. Seating arrangements at the training site should be based on an understanding of the desired type of trainee interaction and trainee-trainer interaction. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 3 Team Assignment Needs Analysis (4 Papers) (AT&T, TGI Friday’s Apple, Mitsubishi) For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com


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Write a paper, in APA format of no less than 1500 words, using your chosen organization and identify a position (e.g. sales manager) or group of positions (e.g. customer service agents). Conduct a needs analysis that identifies the following: ·

Training objectives

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Define a measuring system that identifies those objectives’ effectiveness.

Other things you need to consider/incorporate:

· The needs analysis must include an organizational analysis, a team analysis, and a task analysis · The evaluation system must include measurable results for the appropriate outcome—cognitive, skill-based, affective, or return on investment—necessary to meet identified needs. Needs vary from organization to organization, so teams must approach this portion with critical thinking skills. The evaluation criteria must be specific, measurable, time-bound, and include a plan regarding what method—survey, test, or performance evaluation—will gather data. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 3 Training Evaluation (2 Papers) For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers


HRM 326 Week 3 Training Evaluation HRM 326 Training evaluations are important to determine if the selected training solution was effective and provided the appropriate return on investment. Discuss as a team the last training program you attended (at work, school, other). Select one of your team members’ experiences and design a training evaluation form. Write a 525- to 700-word description of the training program. Provide an explanation of how you would evaluate the training program. Include what you are specifically measuring, the timeframe, a description of the evaluation form, and how it will appropriately measure the training solution. Include at least one weakness and one threat with a substantive explanation of the risks. Create a one-page training evaluation form. Cite any sources according to APA formatting guidelines. Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your write-up and the training evaluation form in one document. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 4 DQ 1 For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com How has technology changed training? What are the benefits technologies bring to a training department? What are the challenges? ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 4 DQ 2 For more course tutorials visit


uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com How is a virtual classroom similar to a traditional classroom? How is it different? What is the benefit of combining web-based training with classroom training? Give an example. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 4 DQ 3 For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com When would on-the-job training be ineffective? What can you do to assure that is successful? ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 4 Individual Quiz For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com Retrieve the Quiz for Week 4 posted in the Course Material forum of our OLS classroom. Complete the multiple choice quiz by highlighting the correct response. Post your completed quiz to the assignments link.

1. The following are all benefits of new technology that have been incorporated into training, EXCEPT:

2. This typically involves videoconferencing and/or computers for the delivery of instructions from a trainer to trainees who are different locations.


3.

Which one of the following is NOT an advantage of e-learning?

4. Online learning allows more employees to gain access to these types of programs in a quicker time period than if face-to-face instruction is used.

5.

All of the following are the most frequently used training techniques EXCEPT:

6. In this variation of the lecture method, two or more speakers present information and ask question.

7. This is an attractive training method because compared to others; it needs less investment in time or money for materials, trainer's salary, or instructional design.

8. The major advantage of apprenticeship programs is that learners can _____ while they learn.

9. In case studies, trainees are required to analyze and critique the actions taken, indicating the appropriate actions and suggesting what might have been done differently.

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www.newtonhelp.com HRM 326 Week 4 Job Aid HRM 326 Create a job aid that can be used to improve team performance within your organization. Create a 700- to 1,050-word job aid that includes the following: ·

Assess how it will be deployed.

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Determine what type of training methodology you will use.

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Evaluate whether or not there is a change management component to its roll-out.

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Analyze the type of training technology that will be utilized with your aid.

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Summarize what employees will be able to do after they complete training.

Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your job aid. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 4 Team Assignment Delivery Methods (2 PPT) For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com This Tutorial contains 2 Different PPTs Format a 5- to 10-slide PowerPoint® presentation using information from the Needs Analysis.

Identify and discuss three (3) delivery methods.

Your presentation must include the following:

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A definition of each delivery method and how it would be applied for the project


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Pros and cons of a different delivery method

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A training agenda

The presentation must include speaker’s notes for each slide, showing what you would say if you were delivering a 15-minute presentation. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 5 Employee Development Plan (2 Papers) For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com www.newtonhelp.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers

HRM 326 Week 5 Development Plan HRM 326 Create a 700- to 1,050-word development plan that includes the following: • Assess the legalities of training. • Determine whether the plan could offend any of the protected classes. • Evaluate whether you will use the plan as the sole weighting for promoting and determining the eligibility of employees for opportunity to move forward at work. • Conduct a cultural assessment of your terminology. • Consider the various aspects of EEOC. Cite any sources according to APA formatting guidelines. Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your plan. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 5 Individual Assignment The Student as an Employee (2 Papers)


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Working as a student is the equivalent of a part-time or full-time job. The job’s compensation is in the form of grades and feedback. As the supervisor of the student position, put the role as a student into the context of a job. Write a brief job description (around 350 words) of the major duties of the job of a student. Identify the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) required for successful performance of the job of a student. · What training courses should the manager make available to help improve the current performance of a typical student? · What developmental opportunities should the supervisor (mentor) suggest to the student (employee) to further enhance the student’s performance and prepare the student for possible promotion to a position as a graduate student? Summarize how the job description, KSAs, training, and development will enrich the job of the student and meet the mission requirements of a learning organization. The job description, KSAs, description of training and developmental activities should be between 1,050-1,400 words. Format the analysis in the APA format. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ---------------------------------------------------------------HRM 326 Week 5 Team Assignment Employee/Professional Development Plan (3 Papers) (AT&T, TGI Friday’s, Mitsubishi) For more course tutorials visit uophelp.com is now newtonhelp.com


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Write a professional development plan for your chosen organization based on the information learned in all Weeks of this course. Share your presentation from Week 4 with the Learning Team after the due date for the individual assignment passes so the team may hear your pitch or reasons why or why not to use a particular delivery method. Incorporate the needs analysis, evaluation criteria, and one delivery method for the training program. The PDP must not exceed 2,450 words and must include the following: ·

Needs Analysis (modified based on feedback from Week 3)

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Organizational Analysis (modified based on feedback from Week 3)

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Team analysis (modified based on feedback from Week 3)

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Task analysis (modified based on feedback from Week 3)

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Learning objectives outlining what material is covered

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Appropriate delivery method

· Delivery methods might include but are not limited to classroom, video conference, conference call, Web-based, or podcasts. · The plan must be focused on one delivery method but may combine up to two methods. ·

Evaluation criteria

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Measures and collection points

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Timeframe

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Expected results quantifying success, failure, and an in-between outcome

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HRM 326 Week 5 Executive Summary HRM 326 Part I Create a 350-word executive summary as a team outlining the reasons why a company of your choice should invest in a mentoring program. Include the following in the summary: • Provide the needs analysis assessment and outcome for a mentoring program • Determine if the mentoring program will be formal or informal • When will the organization realize the return on the investment • Evaluate any legal considerations of the program • Conduct a SWOT analysis that will summarize the Benefits and Risks of a mentoring program • Determine how the program will be measured Part II Create three forms (175 words each): • Mentor and Mentee roles and responsibilities • Mentor first meeting check list and meeting guide • Mentee first meeting check list and meeting guide


Cite all sources according to APA formatting guidelines. Combine Part 1 and Part 2 into one document to submit for your final assignment. Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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