Total Company Learning Plan (Part 2) - Components (Training Programmes…
Total Company Learning Plan (Part 2) - Components
How long will it take to develop the training? Is there a deadline for training to be completed?
A timeline may be required to ensure that training has been done. This is especially so for safety training where training should be done before the employees start work.
The participant size is determined based on the individual training needs analysis whereby the selection of participants for training should be objective and non-discriminatory.
Who will be part of this training? Who will be attending this training?
The organisation must consider the type of audience they will have for training to develop a relevant delivery style suited for training based on their characteristics and preferences.
How much money do you think the training will cost?
Training budget provides a rough estimate of cost incurred for training.
One should select the best qualified trainer for the programme.
Training providers is where trainer should avoid any method he/she is not familiar with until he has mastered the necessary skills to use it efficiently.
In-House versus External Trainers
External Training is where training is delivered by skilled professionals outside of the organisation.
In-House Training is where training is delivered by the staff members of the organisation.
What needs to be taught? How will you sequence the information?
The development of content usually requires a development of learning objectives and then a brief outline of the major topics to be covered.
What kinds of discussions and interactivity can be developed in conjunction with this training? What kinds of ice breakers, breakout discussions, and activities can be incorporated to make the training as interactive as possible?
Delivery Modes / Methods
Types of Learning Styles
A variety of learning styles is important for development of training programmes.
Training Programmes' Objective
Types of Training Objectives
creates interest in and awareness of the importance of training
develop behaviour changes in how jobs and various task requirements are performed
imparts cognitive information and details to trainees
What new capabilities do you want to have? What do you want to be able to perform as a result of your new knowledge, skills and abilities after the training programme?
The training objectives of the training programme will help to state the expectations of what the trainees are able to do at the end of their training clearly, the condition under which they will demonstrate their competence and thus achieve the aim.
Organisational Training Objective
Is there really a need for training? What do you want to be able to do as a result of learning achieved from implementing this training plan?
The overall training goal of an organisation is identified during the needs assessment phase. It looks at the overall results or capabilities that the company hopes to attain by implementing the total company learning plan.