The Strategic Role in Assessing Workers’ Training Need

The Strategic Role in Assessing Workers’ Training Need

The Concept of Training Need Assessment

A training need analysis is a review of learning and development needs within an organization. It considers the skills, knowledge and behaviours that people need, and how to develop them effectively (Freeman 1993). A training need assessment is considered to be the foundation of all training activities. In order to deliver appropriate and effective training which meets the needs of individuals and the organisation and represents value for money, a training need assessment is essential (Reid and Barrington 1994; Burton and Meril 1988). [Read more…]