About this course

Proficiency Area: Managing.

Staff Professional Development is an organization's ability to effectively provide professional development and to support staff in the process of putting what they learn into practice.

In the third (and final) lesson toward your bronze Merit badge, you'll explore:

  • The three hallmarks of effective professional development in organizations.

  • What a "culture of learning" is and how to develop and support it.

  • The role of KPIs (key performance indicators) and KSAs (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in designing professional development initiatives.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Exploring Professional Development Effectiveness

  • 2

    What do effective professional development efforts look like?

    • Key Indicators of Effective Professional Development Efforts

    • How can we measure effective professional development efforts?

    • Check your learning

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Professional Development: Additional Resources

    • Before you go...

    • Professional Development Bronze Badge Wrap-Up

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