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Training Needs Analysis

A Step-by-Step Procedure

1 day |$599

This workshop gives you a faster needs analysis approach that is realistic in today's climate.  It shows you how to apply a highly effective procedure for determining whether or not training is the solution to a job performance problem.  Return to your job with the key skills and confidence to gain acceptance and recognition for your recommendations to management.

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Objectives

  • Plan a needs analysis system.
  • Design questionnaires/surveys.
  • Design interviews.
  • Analyze job performance.
  • Determine causes and solutions for job performance problems.
  • Determine when (and when not) to train.
  • Determine the cost-benefits of training.
  • Write proposal.

What You Will Receive

All the worksheets, checklists, and forms in Microsoft® Word template format.  Simply download them from your personal My Langevin website.

Free telephone consultation.  If you need advice, confirmation of a decision, or someone to discuss ideas with – just give us a call.

Who Should Attend

For course designers, training analysts, senior instructors, and managers of training who have (or wish to have) input into major decisions about training.

What You Will Learn

Planning

  • A complete step-by-step needs analysis process.
  • 8 approaches to needs analysis.
  • When not to do a needs analysis.
  • Where to start.
  • Common errors to avoid.
  • Key questions to ask at the start of every needs analysis.
  • A systematic needs analysis worksheet.
  • How to avoid unnecessary training.


Data Collection

  • The 7 most common data collection techniques.
  • How to design effective surveys.
  • 15 tips for getting high rates of return.
  • Dozens of sample survey items.
  • Types of interviews.
  • How to plan and conduct an interview.
  • Guidelines for measuring and observing employee performance.
  • How to handle a request for training.


Performance Analysis

  • A simple 5-step performance analysis approach.
  • 7 major causes of performance problems.
  • A highly effective checklist for isolating the cause.
  • 4 techniques for confirming the cause.
  • When to train (and when not to).
  • Non-training solutions for non-training issues.


Cost-Benefit Analysis

  • How to prove that training is valuable.
  • The true cost of training.
  • The true cost of not training.
  • Where to find data on the benefits of your training.
  • A quick method of estimating cost-benefits.
  • How to calculate the return on investment (ROI) of training.
  • Guidelines for writing a training proposal/report to management.
  • How to gain acceptance for your recommendations.

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