Off-the-job training methods


Off-the-job methods refers to methods which require the trainee to leave his work place for under going training programmes. The training programmes may be conduct by the enterprise itself or by the external agencies.


Off-the-job methods include:

  1. Special courses and lectures
  2. Conferences and Seminars
  3. Case studies
  4. Simulation-role playing
  5. Sensitivity training


Under simulation role playing, instead of taking of the trainees to the field, the real situation of the work environment in an organization is presented to the trainees in the training session itself, and the trainee and made to act on samples of real business situation in order to practice in decision-making. Role-playing is one of the common simulation method of training.


Sensitivity training or T-group training means the development of awareness and sensitivity to behavioural pattern of oneself and another. In other words, it is an experiences in inter-personnel relationship which result in a change in feeling an attitudes towards oneself and another. Under this method, the trainees are unable to see themselves as other see them, and develop an understanding and others views and behavior.


This method aims to influence an individual behaviour through group discussion. This method helps the participants to understand how groups actually work and gives them a chance to discuss how they are interpreted by others. It also aims to increasing tolerance for the points of individuals and his ability to understand others.

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