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Overview

This course offers a structured approach to identifying learning needs to ensure the most appropriate intervention is designed.

Accurately discerning learning and the business needs enables solutions to address performance gaps between what a target group currently knows or does and what the organisation requires it to know or do.

Who is it for?

L&D professionals who are required to analyse the learning needs of the target group.

What the delegates will learn

  • Understanding the learning needs analysis process
  • Clarifying a sponsor’s request
  • Forecast business benefits
  • Gathering information about the performance gap
  • Determining the content
  • Selecting delivery options and analysing resources
  • Costing learning and making recommendations

What's included in the course?

  • Pre-course work
  • Evening work
  • Assessment

Next steps

  • L&D Consultancy Skills
  • Learning Evaluation
  • Managing Learning Transfer

Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Objectives

Delegates plan the analysis of their own learning event to meet the criteria of the Analysis Profile, using the templates provided.

Outline

Session 1: Introduction to the analysis process

In this session, we consider:

  • What learning needs analysis is
  • The analysis process

Session 2: Scoping your project

In this session, we consider:

  • Scoping your project
  • The benefits of scoping
  • Scoping questions

Session 3: Planning for evaluation

In this session, we consider:

  • Planning for evaluation
  • The Kirkpatrick model
  • Four stages of defining business benefits
  • Planning measurable business benefits

Session 4: Gathering information

In this session, we consider:

  • Information gathering techniques
  • Analysis tools

Session 5: Analysing the content

In this session, we consider:

  • Analysing the content
  • The content analysis process
  • Task matrix to define learners’ competencies

Session 6: Developing aims and outcomes

In this session, we consider:

  • Differences between aims, outcomes and objectives
  • Writing aims and outcomes

Session 7: Selecting delivery options and analysing environments

In this session, we consider:

  • Types of delivery options and their benefits
  • Estimating delivery times
  • Types of environments
  • Analysing the environments

Session 8: Estimating time and costs and making recommendations

In this session, we consider:

  • Estimating design time
  • Estimating project costs
  • Requirements for estimating costs
  • Winning support for recommendations
  • Learning needs analysis report formats

Special Notices

This course is also available as an online digital course covering the same learning outcomes as the classroom event. Please contact us for more details.

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