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Top Training Needs Assessment Questions

Posted by Rachael Jones on Jan 18, 2018 8:39:00 AM

TOP TRAINING NEEDS ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS FOR YOUR NEW L&D PROGRAM

Top companies recognize the importance of employee training in improving productivity and performance, to stay competitive in the marketplace, and even for retaining their best people. Once a training need has been identified, you want to be sure the program is effective in addressing the skill or knowledge gap. The first step in any successful learning and development initiative is a training needs assessment. Learn more about the top training needs assessment questions.

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To Win the Finish Line Start with a Training Needs Assessment

Posted by Rachael Jones on Nov 30, 2017 10:22:34 AM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY BEST PRACTICES

You know the story – a skill or knowledge gap is identified in your company and the learning and development team is engaged to develop a new training program. Often the timeline is short and the budget is tight.

As a learning professional, you understand the first step to a successful training program is a training needs assessment. But management may decide it isn’t necessary and want to skip this important step to save money and meet the deadline.

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5 Good Reasons to Do a Training Needs Assessment

Posted by Rachael Jones on Jun 22, 2017 9:12:00 AM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY BEST PRACTICES



There are many reasons why organizations need to plan a training program – to update employees on process improvements, the roll-out of new equipment or technology, to address changes in laws or industry regulations, the realignment of job functions due to restructuring, or to close the performance gaps demonstrated by particular employees.

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Why Do I Need A Training Needs Analysis Anyway?

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jan 5, 2017 9:36:00 AM

TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY


It’s an age old story. Learning leader Janet has to implement a new technology training rollout for global offices in the next six months. She’ll be dealing with varying languages, cultural norms as well as generational differences in her workforces. Janet is given a fairly tight budget and asked to have this marked as priority and started on immediately.

Janet feels the pressure of the looming deadline and the importance of the training in order to have everyone ready on the new system by the end of the second quarter and so, she begins the process of building out the training plan forgetting the cardinal rule to any successful training initiative – the training needs assessment.

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