Human Resource Development is one of the five broad fields of Human Resource Management. It mainly focuses on developing human resources at work. The main objective of this specialized
course is to provide the students with specialized understanding in theories and practices of developing human resources in organizations with special reference to Sri Lanka. Main topics include Human Resource Development context; Training; Psychology of learning, Training for new employees; Systematic training process; Evaluation of training success, HRD process, Development needs analysis and succession planning, and Career management.