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Theatre: The New Corporate Training Method

CASE FLYER, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
ET Cases, 4 pages

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Theatre: The New Corporate Training Method

 

Expected Learning Outcomes

• Understanding theatre-based training as a corporate training method
• Critically evaluating the effectiveness of theatre-based training

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Theatre-Based Corporate Training

1. According to you, which is the most effective medium of learning a concept – a book, a classroom experience, a seminar, a workshop, a role-play or a movie/a video? Explain the reasons for your choice.
2. What all are the training methods (corporate training methods) you are aware of? Has any one of you attended a corporate training exercise? If yes, can you share your experience?
3. Is anyone associated with a theatre group? Or does anyone watch theatre quite often? If yes, do you think theatre can be a useful means of corporate training?
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Theatre: The New Corporate Training Method

 

Synopsis

This case flyer effectively covers the concept of training methods in Organizational Behavior course as it enables a discussion on the latest trend of theatre-based training in corporate India. The case flyer helps understand the concept of theatre-based corporate training and critically evaluates it vis-à-vis other traditional training methods. It also elaborates on the applicability and effectiveness of theatre-based training. Finally, the case flyer enables a debate on the factors which govern the effectiveness of any corporate training method.

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • • Understanding theatre-based training as a corporate training method
  • • Critically evaluating the effectiveness of theatre-based training

 

Positioning and Setting

The case flyer can be used in the following course:

  • a) Human Resource Management – Training & Developing Employees
  • b) Concept of ‘training methods’ in Organizational Behavior course

 

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Product code: HRM-4-0016, HRM-4-0016A

Abstract


This case flyer enables a discussion on an innovative training method - theatre-based corporate training. It highlights the popularity of theatre-based corporate training in India in the recent past, as detailed in the accompanying article1.
The case flyer helps in evaluating theatre-based corporate training vis-à-vis traditional training methods. However, the case flyer introduces the dilemma on effectiveness of various corporate training methods. Further, it debates on the factors that decide the effectiveness of a corporate training method. The case flyer is suitable for teaching the concept of training methods in Organizational Behavior course.



Pedagogical Objectives

  • To understand theatre-based training as a corporate training method
  • To critically evaluate the effectiveness of theatre-based training


1 Shreya Roy, 'Scene II: Corporate Training Shifts to a Theatrical Stage', The Economic Times, November 13th 2013



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