Human Resource Development is the integrated use of training, organization, and career development efforts to improve individual, group and organizational effectiveness. HRD develops the key competencies that enable individuals in organizations to perform current and future jobs through planned learning activities. Groups within organizations use HRD to initiate and manage change. Also, HRD ensures a match between individual and organizational needs. The major objectives are as below-

  • Employment and promotion of employees
  • Training and development (TD): the development of human expertise for the purpose of improving performance
  • Organization development (OD): empowering the organization to take advantage of its human resource capital
  • Executive and supervisory/management development
  • New-employee orientation
  • Professional-skills training
  • Technical/job training