The 7LTD Learning and Talent Development is a level 7 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management optional module. It has a credit value of 15 with 75 hours of guided learning.
Learning and development play a critical role in the management of talent. The unit is recognised and acknowledged as an important lever in attaining social economic and cultural ambitions and aspirations. It also ensures the attainment of government, organisations, and individuals objectives.
Maybe less recognized, but of equal importance, is the potential impact of learning and development in formulating and agreeing on aspirations, ambitions and objectives. The role of learning and talent development is seen in the formulating and attaining objective forms a core foundation and component of this module.
Equally is the contextual nature of notions of talent and their connections with both national and organisational policy and strategies intended to promote similarly contextual ideas of success.
As such, this module endeavours to develop a critical understanding of the potential and limitations of the contribution of learning and talent development policies and strategies for formulating and achieving objectives. This can be at the national, organisational, group and individual levels that will enable the development of intellectual, social, professional and personal skills to perform effectively in professional roles.
Finally, the module is designed to enable learners to reflect critically on theory and practice from an ethical and profession viewpoint. Besides, it explores the implications for professional practice while providing opportunities for applied learning and continuous professional development.
This module is suitable for those who:
On completion of this unit, learners will be able to:
At least 50% of the learning outcomes for this module will be assessed through summative assessment. The remaining learning outcomes are assessed through teaching, learning and formative assessment activities. The formative assessment activities may include:
Moreover, a competency-based assessment may be used, but in centres that are approved for the method of assessment. The assessors must also be occupationally competent.