- why bother?
MANY GOOD reasons for measuring the success of your online learning programme. Here's
To justify training
as a business tool
Training is one of many actions that an organisation can take to improve its
performance and profitability. Only if training is properly evaluated can it be compared
against these other methods and can you expect it, therefore, to be selected either in
preference to or in combination with other methods.
To justify the costs incurred in
We all know that when money is tight, training budgets are amongst the first to be
sacrificed. Only by thorough, quantitative analysis can training departments make the case
necessary to resist these cuts.
To help improve the design of
Training programmes should be continuously improved to provide better value and
increased benefits for an organisation. Without formal evaluation, the basis for changes
can only be subjective.
To help in selecting training
These days there are many alternative approaches available to training
departments, including a variety of classroom, on-job and self-study methods. Using
comparative evaluation techniques, organisations can make rational decisions about the
methods to employ.