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Training and Development Concentration Program Online

MAOL Training and Development Plan

In today's world, where knowledge and technology are constantly evolving, training and development are key elements of organizational success. The Training and Development concentration of the online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership at Lewis University builds upon your current ability to manage and lead others, teaching you the skills to ensure that employees are both properly trained and working to their full potential.

Organizations invest in employee training and development to enhance job performance, improve productivity and increase morale, —all of which can positively impact an organization's bottom line. Through the topics covered in this concentration, you will examine the most effective and up-to-date practices and methods for training and teaching adults from diverse backgrounds and with varying learning styles, abilities and experience.

An Education Designed to Motivate

Upon completion of the online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Training and Development, you'll be ready to meet the challenges of any organization and understand how to:

  • Create clear and effective communication on all levels, ranging from the individual to groups inside and outside the organization
  • Help others reach their full potential and perform their jobs well
  • Research and form theories on adult learning
  • Tailor presentations and training to specific demographics for maximum impact

Certificate Options

Lewis University offers three online graduate certificates: Organizational Leadership and Coaching, Higher Education Leadership and Organizational Leadership. These certificates are designed to provide students with the needed skills to advance or transition into a leadership role by helping them understand foundational leadership theories, as well as leadership itself, as a psycho-social phenomenon. These 18-hour certificate programs contain in-depth instruction with classes conducted in an accelerated 8-week online format. The certificate programs can potentially be earned within one year.

Learn More

Discover more about the Training and Development concentration of the online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Lewis University. Call (866) 967-7046 to speak with a Graduate Admissions Counselor or click here to request more information.