How A Training Needs Assessment Saves Learning Projects

Posted by Nisha Amin on Apr 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

5 Ways to improve your next corporate training project.

How Training Needs Assessments Save Learning Projects

It can be very frustrating to see poor training results following the completion of a new corporate learning project.

As a Learning Leader, you may think you have taken all of the right steps to ensure the best training and development event possible.

You had a strong team of Instructional Designers design the program based on your brief. Experienced technical developers created the program that followed. You even hired a team of contract corporate trainers to carry out the training company-wide. So why did it fail?

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Topics: corporate training programs, microlearning, training needs assessment, elearning developer, sales training programs, training needs analysis, workforce training, learning retention, learning company, new technology rollout

What's the Real Problem?  How a Needs Assessment Answers That.

Posted by Nisha Amin on Sep 6, 2018 3:32:00 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR CORPORATE TRAINING EXPERTS

 
 

 

How many situations have you been in as a learning professional where you've seen a project completed and are then unpleasantly surprised at the post training results?

If you're thinking back to one such situation as you read this, don't worry, you're not alone.

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Topics: corporate training programs, training needs assessment

3 Reasons You Can't Skip a Training Needs Assessment

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jun 14, 2018 9:59:03 AM

TRAINING NEEDS ASSESSMENT TIPS

Your learning and development team created, launched and delivered a new training program to address skills gaps in your customer service department. Now, six months later, the department manager has come back to you – it seems there is still an issue with the same skill set.

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Topics: training needs assessment, training needs assessment questions

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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Topics: training needs assessment, training needs assessment questions, training needs analysis

Building a Successful 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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Topics: training needs assessment, training needs assessment questions

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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Topics: training needs assessment, training needs assessment questions

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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Topics: needs analysis, training needs assessment, training needs assessment questions, training needs analysis

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