Training Needs Analysis

Determining and facilitating training requirements. Ateliers en francais

Public Program Schedule (please contact FKA to have this program run at your location)

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Number of Upcoming Programs: 2
Ottawa: May 11, 2018 – May 11, 2018
Ottawa: November 30, 2018 – November 30, 2018


Analysis of the performance gap indicates a need for training interventions. Great, but where do you start? Who needs what training? When and how? This program answers these essential questions in a highly interactive and hands-on environment.


Who should attend:
  • Training professionals, HR professionals, managers, coordinators, administrators, and corporate executives responsible for identifying, planning and scheduling department and corporate-wide training.
  • Training and HR professionals making decisions on training interventions, including whether to buy or build.
  • Individuals responsible for budgeting, forecasting or justifying training costs to develop, buy or implement training.


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Key Benefits:
  • Use a structured process to assess training needs.
  • Receive a set of training needs analysis tools that can be adapted to your need.
  • Follow a real world case study with data, analysis and reports.
  • Look at recent benchmark data.
  • Take advantage of post-workshop coaching to help you with your first training needs analysis.


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Program Objectives:
  • Define a Training Needs Analysis (TNA).
  • Identify when to perform a TNA.
  • Describe what information/data will be gathered.
  • Determine the sources of data.
  • Determine the level of required data.
  • Describe specific data collection methods.
  • Create an effective questionnaire.
  • Explain how to analyze the data collected.
  • Prioritize new training requirements.
  • Describe the components of a Corporate Training Plan.


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Course Outline:
  • Benchmark your training department.
  • Evaluate existing training.
  • Assess the impact of current business needs on human performance.
  • Respond to a client request.
  • Determine what data is required.
  • Decide how to collect the data – survey, interview, focus group, data mining.
  • Develop the best survey.
  • Ensure the data will be easy to analyze.
  • Evaluate online survey tools.
  • Examine simple formats for summarizing data.
  • Compare basic data analysis techniques.
  • Explore spreadsheet capabilities for data analysis.
  • Interpret data analysis and summaries.
  • Set expectations.
  • Facilitate participation to improve the quality and quantity of responses.
  • Maintain open communication.
  • Present results to stakeholders.
  • Identify gaps between identified needs and current training.
  • Outline content for new training.
  • Make a build or buy decision.
  • Describe the current situation.
  • Identify the new training requirements.
  • Develop an Implementation Plan.
  • Prepare a budget for the implementation.
  • Create a Training Schedule.
  • Summarize your findings in a Corporate Training Plan.
  • Present your findings to management.


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Special Bonus:
  • Links to download our ROI Calculator and accompanying manual, a $199 value.


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One day – $899

Take Performance Consulting in conjunction with Training Needs Analysis and receive a $200 discountPlease use code TNAPC (case sensitive) when registering for the Performance Consulting portion to receive discount.

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