Students are expected to post their responses to peers by Tuesday. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
Organizations train employees for many reasons. Some training is mandatory and other training may be optional depending upon the employee’s interests and career goals.
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
- Discuss the differences between mandatory and optional training topics.
- What is the purpose of employer-provided training?
- Using examples, describe the types of training that employers provide.
- Are there some topics that are optional that should be considered mandatory for specific positions or industries? If so, which ones?