Designing Training

Examine the way in which organization strategy forms a foundation for training and employee development. Define strategies and methods for determining employee training, development and performance needs. Examine learning theories that support training and employee development efforts. Develop a training program (from needs assessment through evaluation) in an organization. Evaluate instructional design, implementation, and evaluation approaches. Analyze the effectiveness of your organization’s training and development process. Prepare a PowerPoint presentation that addresses the following: Explain the training needs analysis approach that your organization uses to define training needs. Describe the process for capturing needs for individuals, groups, and the wider skills for the organization. Evaluate the effectiveness of at least 3 courses in this curriculum. For each course, address the following: Are adult learning theories evident in the course design? Does the course have clear and measurable training objectives and learning outcomes? Is there alignment of the course objectives with organizational strategic goals and objectives? Describe the training delivery methods. Are they varied and appropriate to the course topics? Does the course incorporate varied learning styles in the design? What level of evaluation is used to measure the effectiveness of the training?