Evaluating Training Programs The Four Levels

ISBN-10: 1576750426

ISBN-13: 9781576750421

Edition: 2nd 1998

Authors: Donald L. Kirkpatrick

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The four-level "Kirkpatrick Model" has become the most widely used approach to evaulating training in the world. "Kirkpatrick2s name has long been synonymous with evaluation. This book provides in one place Don2s best thinking on the subject. I highly recommend it!" -Bob Pike, president, Creative Training Techniques International This all-new edition includes revisions and updates of the original model, plus new case studies that show the four-level model in action. This evaluation philosophy will help you: Make sound training investment decisions Identify barriers that prevent skills from being applied on the job Prove the usefulness of continued training . . . and much more! Numerous exhibits and succinct chapter summaries make this book a reader-friendly resource that you will refer to again and again. Evaluating Training Programs offers the tools you need to measure training quality correctly, accurately, and skillfully.
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List price: $39.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/5/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 289
Size: 6.47" wide x 9.53" long x 1.08" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

David Basarab is the founder of V.A.L.E. Consulting, a training and learning evaluation consultancy, and co-author of "The Training Evaluation Process." David's work focuses on learning and training strategies.  David has decades of experience in learning and managing the education of global executives and has designed and taught programs for leadership and general management, sales training and customer software applications.   In 2005, David was awarded the "2005 Learning Innovation Award" from Chief Learning Officer Magazine and was featured in a Wall Street Journal article on using business simulations in leadership development.  David also led the Pitney Bowes Employee Development and Performance organization for U.S. sales to a top ranking as one of Training magazine's "Top 100 for 2005." Foreword authors Donald and James Kirkpatrick are the authors of Implementing the Four Levels, and Transferring Learning to Behavior.

Foreword to the First Edition
Foreword to the Second Edition
Concepts, Principles, Guidelines, and Techniques
Evaluating: Part of a Ten-Step Process
Reasons for Evaluating
The Four Levels: An Overview
Evaluating Reaction
Evaluating Learning
Evaluating Behavior
Evaluating Results
Implementing the Four Levels
Case Studies of Implementation
Making a Play for Training Evaluation: Montac, A Fictitious Company
Balancing Your Evaluation Act
Evaluating a Training Program for Nonexempt Employees: First Union National Bank
Evaluating a Training Course on Performance Appraisal and Coaching: Kemper National Insurance Companies
Evaluating a Training Program on Presentation Skills: Arthur Andersen and Company
Evaluating the Creative Manager Training Program: Motorola Corporation
Evaluating a Training Program on Developing Supervisory Skills: Management Institute, University of Wisconsin
Evaluating a Leadership Training Program: Gap Inc
Evaluating a Training Program on Problem Solving: City of Los Angeles
Evaluating a Corporatewide Performance Improvement System: Intel Corporation
Evaluating an Outdoor-Based Training Program - a Search for Results: St. Luke's Hospital
Evaluating a Safety Training Program for Managers: Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc
Evaluating a Training Program on Stress Management for Intact Work Teams: Midwest Electric, Inc
Developing an Effective Level 1 Reaction Form: Duke Energy Corporation
Evaluating a Training Program at All Four Levels: Cisco Systems, Inc
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