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Identification and Analysis of Training Needs

  • Course Details:

    Ref: HIT9 Length: 1 Day
    Location: London, Dubai, Riyadh Price: £660 excl. VAT


This one day Identification and Analysis of Training Needs training course will equip you with the skills required to carry out a training needs analysis. You will be able to make recommendations and implement findings to ensure a good return on your training investment.

Who Should Attend

Identification and Analysis of Training Needs training course participants would include; training directors and managers, as well as training and development specialists and coordinators. This course would also be relevant to the likes of; needs assessment analysts, instructional designers, evaluators of training programs, and individuals in a leadership and support role for the training function will also benefit from this programme.

Training Needs Identification

  • Identifying training needs in a business-driven context
  • Linking to corporate vision, strategy and organisational objectives
  • Recognising training needs revealed by business performance shortfall

A Systematic Model

  • Understanding the stages of the systematic training needs analysis model;
  • Logical sequencing
  • Identifying residual, present and future training needs

Collection and Analysis of Information

  • Collecting information about knowledge and skills requirements for specific job competencies
  • Sources of information
  • Using and adapting survey instruments, questionnaires, interviews, observation

Developing Solutions

  • Appropriate training interventions
  • Producing the initial action plan
  • Determining priorities
  • Identifying ‘achievement windows’
  • Defining costs, success criteria and benefits


  • Structuring written reports and presentations on training needs and priorities
  • Writing behavioural objectives
  • Using persuasive techniques and follow-up activities to support recommendations

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Use appropriate methods to identify training needs
  • Analyze and sort the data as a result of a Training Needs Assessment
  • Define the various evaluation levels and write Instructional Learning Objectives targeting each level
  • Select appropriate data collection methods/instruments for each of the evaluation levels
  • List ways to improve transfer of skills from the workshop to the workplace
  • Calculate training programs costs and calculate their Return On Investment (ROI)