Training Needs Assessment Methods, Tools, and Techniques

ISBN-10: 0787975257

ISBN-13: 9780787975258

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jean Barbazette

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Covering the essentials of training needs assessment, this guide provides support and knowledge for trainers. Topics include when and how to do a training needs analysis; using informal and formal analysis techniques; and how to develop and present a training plan for management approval.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/20/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Contents of the CD-ROM
What Is Needs Assessment?
What Is Needs Assessment?
Why Conduct a Needs Assessment?
Why Are Needs Assessments Valuable to an Organization?
How Are Training Needs Assessments Done?
What Is Involved in the Process of Conducting a Needs Assessment?
How Can You Convince Your Client to Invest in a Needs Assessment Effort?
How Can the Trainer Set Expectations and Gain Participation When Conducting a Needs Assessment?
Who Decides Which People Are Involved and What Measures Are Assessed?
How Are Problems and Barriers Overcome When Conducting a Needs Assessment?
Is It a Training Need?
How to Conduct a Performance Analysis
What Is Performance Analysis?
What Is the Purpose of Performance Analysis?
How Is Performance Analysis Conducted?
What Is Post-Training Performance Analysis?
What Are the Problems and Cautions When Conducting Performance Analysis?
What Needs to Be Done with the Information Collected?
How to Gather Information
What Is the Purpose or Objective of Collecting the Information?
Where Can You Find Existing Information, or Does New Information Have to Be Gathered?
What Is the Difference Between Informal and Formal Information Collection?
What Are the Key Elements in Constructing Written Surveys?
What Are Different Forms for Survey Questions?
What Are Guidelines to Collect Statistically Significant Information?
When and Why Are Interviews Appropriate to Gather Information?
Feasibility Analysis
What Is the Purpose of a Feasibility Analysis?
How Is a Feasibility Analysis Conducted?
Needs Versus Wants Surveys
What Is a Needs Versus Wants Survey?
How Is It Conducted?
Who Should Do It and How to Interpret Results?
Goal Analysis
What Is the Purpose of Goal Analysis?
How Is It Conducted?
Task Analysis
What Is the Purpose of Task Analysis?
What Is the Difference Between Job Analysis and Task Analysis?
How Is It Conducted?
What Makes Conducting a Task Analysis Difficult?
What Is Done with the Results of a Task Analysis?
Target Population Analysis
What Is the Purpose of Target Population Analysis?
How Is Target Population Analysis Conducted?
What Types of Decisions Are Made from the Results of a Target Population Analysis?
Contextual Analysis
What Is Contextual Analysis?
How Will the Training Be Delivered?
When Will the Training Be Presented?
What Are the Other Requirements to Deliver the Training?
Develop and Present a Training Plan to Management
What Is in a Ten-Part Training Plan?
How Is a Plan Presented to Management to Gain Approval?
Needs Assessment Competencies
Training Planner Competencies
About the Author
How to Use the CD-ROM
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