Strategic Training and Development

Welcome to the Companion Site!

This site is intended to enhance your use of Strategic Training and Development by Robyn Berkley and David Kaplan. Please note that all the materials on this site are especially geared toward maximizing your understanding of the material. 

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People are the most important resource for today's organizations. Organizations must invest in their employees to sustain a competitive advantage and achieve their strategic objectives. Strategic Training and Development translates theory and research into best practices for improving employee knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the workplace. Authors Robyn A. Berkley and David M. Kaplan take a holistic and experiential approach, providing ample practice opportunities for students. A strong focus on technology, ethics, legal issues, diversity and inclusion, and succession helps prepare students to succeed in today’s business environment.  


We gratefully acknowledge Robyn Berkley and David Kaplan for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Roxanne Beard of McKendree University, Jenni Hunt of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and Heather MacPherson of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville for developing the ancillaries on this site.