ISTD updated it’s syllabus as per the needs of the changing environment. ISTD Diploma has eight main subjects. The detailed syllabus is given as below:-

Paper 1 Organizational Behavior

Contents
Insights on self; Understanding self, Values and Attitude, Personality, Perception, Motivation; Interpersonal Dynamics, Interpersonal Relationship, Electronic Media in Interpersonal Dynamics; Foundation of Group Behavior:- Group Dynamics, Communication, Relationship, Power, Conflict: Small group Behavior, Inter-group dynamics; Elements of Organizational Structure:- Job Design, Job Evaluation, Organizational culture and Climate, Organizational Development, Management by Objectives; Environment and Organization.

Paper 2 Human Resource Development

Contents
Introduction to Human Resource Development; Role and activity of HRD and training specialist; Perception; performance, evaluation and reward; planning, organization, Budget and controlling of HRD function; Identification of training and development needs; Designing, training and development activity; Designing and Conducting specific training programme for managers; Supervisors and worker Development method; on-the job, off-the job, training orientation, Compensation Management.

Paper 3 Manpower Planning and Traning

Contents
Manpower Planning- a conceptual Framework; Macro and Micro Manpower Planning; Method of Measuring General and Special Abilities and Aptitude; Evaluating Transfer of Learning to the job; Follow up of Evaluation Corporate Planning and Manpower Planning; Technological changes and Manpower Planning; Redeployment; Manpower Planning Practices; Manpower Planning Models; Career and succession Planning; Personal Inventory and Audit; Controlling Manpower Costs; Manpower Information System; Use of computer in Manpower Planning; Linking training with Manpower Planning; Competency Mapping; Manpower Redeployment

Paper 4 Training Methodology I

Contents
Overview of Training Methodologies: Logic and Process of Learning; Principles of Learning; Criteria for Method Selection; Skills of an Effective Trainer; Use of Audio-Visual Aids in training; Computer Aided Instruction; Distance Learning, Open Learning, E- Learning, Technologies Convergence and Multimedia Environment.

Paper 5 Training Methodology II

Contents
Lecture, Talk, Discussion, Case-study, Programme Learning, algorithm, Action learning, Syndicate Work, Games, Action Maze, In Basket Exercise Project Work Role Play; Demonstration and Practice Monitoring; Coaching; Self Diagnostic Skills, Experience Learning, Discovery Learning, Brain Storming, Counseling, Job Rotation, Team Building, Training Needs, Training in the empirical domain, Audio Visual Techniques and use of outside consultants..

Paper 6 Evaluation of Training

Contents
Concept, definition and need of Evaluation. Principles of Evaluation; Research in the Field of Evaluation; Cycle of evaluation and strategic relevance at each step; Criteria and evaluation of User System Training, Trainee, Trainer and the Organization; Problems of Measurement and Evaluation; Application of Measurement and Evaluation; statistical methods available to Evaluator; Evaluating effectiveness of training of workers, administrators, Trainers, Managers and Technicians; Theory and Methods of Test Construction; Returns on Investment (ROI); Training Partnerships; Training and the Law; Training and its use as a feed back mechanism.

Paper 7 Electronic Enabled Training Systems

Contents
Concept and definition of EETS. Different types of EETS – elaboration; benefits and challenges in using EETS; concerns in implementation of EETS – availability, incorporation, extension and learning renewals for EETS. Essentials of EETS equipment; appreciation of hardware, software interconnectivity and link up issues. Concerns of maintenance and integration with contents; use of EETS and its up scalability; follow up activities. Evaluation of the correlation between methodology and training objectives; way of obtaining participant feedback.

Paper 8 Electronic Enabled Training Office and Administration

Contents
The drivers of electronic enabled training office – knowledge explosion, just-in-time learning, globalization, technological advancements. Functions of training office/administration. Managing performance support – The concept of paperless office, technology solutions available to run paperless office – Electronic Performance Support Systems (EPSS), Learning Management System (LMS), Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS), advantages and disadvantages of each technology solution and the functioning of technologies, Application of paperless technologies in organizations. Ways of supporting performance using paperless technologies.

ISTD Diploma

NEFT Details for Diploma Course Fees:

Name of the Bank: Indian Bank

A/c Name: ISTD Diploma Programme

Branch: Mehrauli Institutional Area.

A/C No.: 405039711

NEFT/IFSC/RTGS Code: IDIB000M089

MICR Code: -

ISTD Membership

NEFT Details for Membership Fees:

Name of the Bank: Indian Bank

Account Name: Indian Society for Training & Development

Account No: 405039697

NEFT/IFSC/RTGS Code: IDIB000M089

MICR Code: 110019018

ISTD Training Programmes / Conference

NEFT Details for Programme/Conference Fees:

Name of the Bank: Indian Bank

Account Name: Indian Society for Training & Development

Account No: 405039697

NEFT/IFSC/RTGS Code: IDIB000M089

MICR Code: 110019018