Training Needs Assessment: Methods, Tools, and Techniques by Jean Barbazette
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This book covers the essentials of needs analysis from the emerging trainer’s perspective by providing just the right amount of support and knowledge without going too deep into the subject. The topics covered include when and how to do a training needs analysis; using informal and formal analysis techniques; goal, task and population analysis; and how to develop and present a training plan for management approval. Each chapter includes appropriate data gathering tools. “The Skilled Trainer” series provides practical guidance for those who’ve had some exposure to training and would like to take their career to the next level.