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Training Needs Analysis e-Learning Module

Training Needs Analysis e-Learning Module


This e-learning module counts towards certification!

It's a great alternative if you can't attend the 1-day Training Needs Analysis workshop!

A Step-by-Step Procedure

This e-learning module 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. It will help you develop the key skills and confidence to gain acceptance and recognition for your recommendations to management.

  • Gather data about expected performance.
  • Gather data about actual performance.
  • Define the performance problem or opportunity.
  • Analyze job performance.
  • Determine causes of job performance problems.
  • Recommend training solutions.
  • Calculate cost-benefit of training.
  • Write a training needs analysis (TNA) proposal.

Technical Requirements


  • A complete step-by-step needs analysis process.
  • 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.
  • 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 effective 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.

Upon purchase of this course, you will receive your personal My Langevin account that will give you access to the e-learning module as well as other useful tools and resources for trainers.

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"This class holds an unbelievable amount of valuable, relevant, useful information. All instructional designers should be required to take this course!"
Sandra Pietrowsky - MetLife
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