Evaluating training and development is an activity that most people do after the training has been delivered. However, evaluating training and development starts at the training needs analysis stage. What will we see if this training is going to add value to the organisation is something both learning designers and purchasers of training need to know so that they can select programmes with relevant content and methods.
A big job had presented itself at training towers. The bigwigs had attended a continuous improvement seminar where they had been publicly embarrassed by the ring masters for their stinking thinking. The big wigs arrived at training towers and the gnomes were summoned. During a verbal thrashing the gnomes were told to put out to tender [...]