Explore BrainMass

Evaluating Training Programs

Evaluating training programs that are implemented within organizations is needed. Why is it important to evaluate the effectiveness of training programs, and why is there resistance to evaluating training programs within many organizations. How does your organization evaluate training and do you believe it is effective?

Solution Preview

It is important to evaluate the effectiveness of training programs within an organization because if the program has not produced the desired results related to better performance and productivity, it does not make sense to continue investing in the program. Therefore, evaluating the effectiveness of these programs can help management identify the reasons they failed and initiate corrective action. All organizations have different training methods from regular on-the-job training to intensive ...

Solution Summary

This solution contains an explanation of why training programs are important and why organizations need to evaluate them for effectiveness. Also included is an explanation of why organizations sometimes resist evaluating these programs. The solution contains approximately 290 words of text.