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BMC Training provides on 8 Aug 2021 Identifying Training Needs and Evaluating Training course [Human Resource Management] in Barcelona,Spain


Training directors and managers, as well as training and development specialists and coordinators. Needs assessment analysts, instructional designers, evaluators of training programs, individuals in a leadership and support role for the training function will also benefit from this program.


  • Use appropriate methods to identify training needs.
  • Analyze and sort the data as a result of a Training Needs Assessment (TNA).
  • Define the various evaluation levels and write Instructional Learning Objectives targeting each level.
  • Select appropriate data collection methods/ instruments for each of the evaluation levels.
  • List ways to improve transfer of skills from the workshop to the workplace.
  • Calculate training programs costs and calculate their Return On Investment (ROI).


Day One

The General Framework

  • Why Identify Needs?
  • The Training Needs Assessment Process
  • Present and Future Indicators of Training Needs

Day Two

ITN: Whose Responsibility Is It?

  • The Style Inventory
  • Identifying Potential Internal Training Resources and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs): Group Activity

Day Three

Methods for Identifying Training Needs

  • The Four Steps of Needs Assessment
  • Questions to Ask during Each Phase
  • Data Collection Template

Day Four

Data Gathering: The Cornerstone for ITN

  • Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
  • From Interviews to Focus Groups
  • Comparison of Primary Data Gathering Methods:
    • Characteristics
    • Advantagesand Disadvantages

Day Five

Analyzing and Sorting the Data

  • Content Analysis of Qualitative Data
  • A Practical Example of Qualitative Data Analysis

Day Six

Linking Training Needs Assessment with Program Design and Program Evaluation

  • Significance of Learning Objectives
  • Components and Characteristics of Learning Objectives
  • Writing Learning Objectives
  • Ten Lessons on How to Evaluate Training
  • Levels of Evaluation:
    • Levels Defined
    • Preliminary Evaluation Information
    • Chain of Impact between Levels
    • Characteristics of Evaluation Levels
    • An Overview of ROI
    • Evaluation Matrix

Day Seven

Evaluation Instruments and Collecting Post Program Data

  • Methods to Collect Post-Program Data
  • Selecting the Right Data Collection Method

Day Eight

Evaluation at Levels I and II

  • Reaction Sheets
  • Characteristics of a Reaction Sheet
  • Assessments: Pre Tests and Post Tests

Day Nine

Evaluation at Level III – Skill Transfer: From the Workshop to the Workplace

  • What So Often Happens versus What Should Happen after Training
  • Barriers to Skill Transfer
  • Ways to Improve Transfer of Skills
  • Responsibility for Improving Skills Transfer
  • Methods to Measure Transfer of Learning to the Job

Day Ten

Converting Data to Monetary Value and Calculating the Return On Investment (Levels IV/V)

  • Hard Data
  • Soft Data
  • Characteristics of Hard/Soft Data
  • Isolating the Effects of Training
  • Tabulating Program Cost
  • A Practical Case Study on Calculating Return On Investment

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Course Details
  • Code HRM40
  • TIME    08:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • DATE    Aug 8 2021 - Aug 19 2021
  • Barcelona , Grand Hotel Central
  • +44 2087206971
  • Support@bmc.net

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