Our business is helping your business How many times have we heard this from suppliers? Are they really there to help us and our problem - or are they there to sell a product? Or is this just a fad tag line in the business world? This is much like the training and learning debate occurring in training - the 'training provider' having a product and the learner having a need - but do they really match? The identification of needs is really important to identify the gap (gap analysis). In … [Read more...] about Our business is helping your business to grow (or survive) – tag lines gone mad!
Is the fast food approach to learning and development working? Last week I was at the annual CIPD conference for Learning and Development professionals. Whilst much of the content of the paid for conference sessions was about ensuring training and learning activities were effective, the mood on the exhibition floor was different. Off the shelf or bespoke? Every provider that offered off-the-shelf learning solutions also offered bespoke solutions. But the emphasis for may was the off-the-shelf, … [Read more...] about Is the fast food approach to learning and development working? #hrblog #cipdLDShow
Overview - How to do a Training Needs Analysis - TNA - LNA A Training Needs Analysis (TNA) (or Learning Needs Analysis LNA) consists of a series of activities conducted to identify or solve problems and to determine whether training is an appropriate solution. The TNA is often the first step taken to initiate change. This is mainly because a needs analysis specifically defines the gap between the current and the desired individual and organisational performances. Introduction For … [Read more...] about How to do a Training Needs Analysis – TNA (Learning Needs Analysis LNA)
Nine Step Training Needs Analysis (TNA) Plan Conducting a Training Needs Analysis (TNA) can be a daunting task, TNAs get easier with experience, however it can be a straightforward process. An effective Training Needs Analysis needs to be a good fit with your existing (and future desired) business and culture. Nine steps to producing a TNA: Identify the business need (gap in performance/ capability) for the training Strategically align the training need with your objectives … [Read more...] about Nine Step Training Needs Analysis (TNA) Plan #hrblog