Investing in people
Learning and development focuses on the ongoing learning and professional development needs of The Salvation Army personnel and volunteers, and its various departments, divisions and centres. Training programs are developed to address specific needs and are mainly built around the attributes and competetencies of established capabilities framework.
Eva Burrows College is The Salvation Army’s strategic learning partner and our understanding and knowledge of the Army’s mission, values and priorities enables us to develop tailored learning programs. We align our learning needs analysis with the Army's national strategy to identify learning needs and solutions that feed into the mapping of learning objectives. This ensures that the learning outcomes support the organisation’s strategic direction and our learning programs are current, relevant and equip people effectively.
The programs are delivered in a variety of modes, that include webinars, workshops, classes, residentials and online training through the Learning Management system (LMS) LEARN. The LMS portal allows for people to complete online training, and access information regarding their training history, check their profile, and also investigate and enrol in further training.
Leadership and Management
In 2016 two pilot programs, LaMP and Transform, were launched. They were designed to facilitate the development of future leaders and managers with demonstrated leadership and managerial capacity. The pilot run of the programs clearly demonstrated its quality and ability to meet the personal and professional development needs of individuals.
LaMP - Leadership and Management Program
The purpose of LaMP is to support frontline and middle-level managers in The Salvation Army with relevant and targeted activities and initiatives that will develop and build upon their current capability.
There are three levels to the LaMP structure and the program delivery is through webinars, self-paced modules and workshops. Individual journeys may look different depending on your level, previous experience and the start point.
TRANSFORM - Transformational Leadership Program
The purpose of Transform is to strengthen the leadership capability of senior managers and leaders in The Salvation Army who demonstrate strong leadership capabilities and have the potential to be considered for future senior/executive positions.
Transform is delivered through residentials, supported by a range of development activities undertaken before, between and after the residentials.
Both programs approach learning with a 70:20:10 Model where experience and relationship with others along with formal learning are crucial elements in the program methodology.
For more information contact Janelle Murley, Learning and Development Consultant.
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We deliver technical training in applications within the Microsoft Suite 2010, iNotes and IBM Notes.
IBM and iNotes training is provided to The Salvation Army personnel, divisions, departments and local centres free of cost. All training classes require a minimum of five people to commence.
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