Practical Guide to Training and Development Assess, Design, Deliver, and Evaluate

ISBN-10: 0470189460

ISBN-13: 9780470189467

Edition: 2008

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Description: This book provides strategies, tools, and techniques that show how to implement the entire training process. Based on thirty years of experience, comprehensive review of the literature and research of the field, and more than twenty years instructing a survey course on training and development, the text progresses efficiently and logically from how-to identify training needs to how-to fulfill training needs to how-to evaluate training's impact on the organization. This book is a unique crossover book that is easy to read and appealing to both populations.

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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/18/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Introduction
In the Beginning
Purpose
Overview
Defining Terms
Identifying the Two Essential Training Elements
Changing the Perception of Change
Understanding Organizational Change Culture: Force Field Analysis
Identifying the Four Stages of Change
Role of the Trainer
Developing Trainer Competencies
No Classroom, No Facilitator, No Change?
Career Challenges for the Training Professional
Train Effectively or Face the Consequences
Common Training Deficiencies
Transmissional Not Transformational Learning
Effective Training for Minimized Liability
Aligning Training with Vision, Mission, and Goals
Purpose
Overview
Finding a Formula for Success
W. Edwards Deming
Peter Drucker
Vision, Mission, and Goal Alignment
Training's Supportive Role
Determining Training Priorities
The Importance of Organizational Goals
Barriers to Achieving Goals
Needs Assessment
Purpose
Overview
Training Wants Versus Training Needs
Needs Assessment Frequency
Resistance to the Needs Assessment Process
Using Needs Assessment Results
Training Design
Purpose
Overview
Adult Learning Theory: Malcolm Knowles
Trainer Challenges and Strategies for Incorporating Adult Learning Concepts
Program Design Plan
Training Delivery
Purpose
Overview
Achieving Training Goals
Instructor Competencies: Applicable Research
Using Internal and External Resources
Classroom Techniques
Technology-Assisted Delivery
Outsourcing: Finding the Right Training Provider
Purpose
Overview
Putting Competencies to Work
Finding the Right Training Provider(s)
Evaluation Part 1: How Did the Training Go?
Purpose
Overview
How Did the Training Go?
Evaluating a Training Program: A Case Study
Evaluation Part 2: Is Training Adding Value?
Purpose
Overview
Determining Training's Value
Learning Analytics
Technology-Assisted Evaluation
Ensuring and Promoting Training Success
Purpose
Overview
Getting Ready to Market
References
Index
About the Author
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