Overview

This course offers a structured, consistent yet flexible approach to evaluating learning events. TAP's best-practice evaluation model builds upon the analysis, design and workplace application phases and establishes what impact learning events have had on the real needs of the business and the people working in it. Delegates will be introduced to the theory of evaluation through case studies and will critically review their own evaluation practices for L&D projects, writing action plans to implement on return to work.

What's included in the course?

  • Pre-course work
  • Evening work
  • Assessment

Who is it for?

Suitable for those who are required to evaluate the impact of learning events.

What the delegates will learn

  • Who is involved in evaluation and how the TAP Evaluation Process maps to the training cycle and the Kirkpatrick Evaluation model
  • What evaluation activities take place during the learning needs analysis, design, delivery and workplace application phases
  • What evidence to collate for analysis
  • How to analyse, interpret and display results
  • How to measure business performance

Next steps

  • L&D Consultancy Skills
  • Learning Needs Analysis
  • Managing Learning Transfer
Read more

Pre-requisites

It is strongly recommended that delegates have already attended the Learning Needs Analysis course and is recommended that they have attended the Design course.

Read more

Assessment information

Delegates write action plans to improve the evaluation activity for their L&D projects that are assessed against the TAP Learning Evaluation Profile.

Read more

Session details

Session 1 - Learning needs analysis activity
In this session, we consider:

  • Organisational goals
  • Project aims
  • Measurable business benefits
  • How learning outcomes link to content analysis

Session 2 - Design activity
In this session, we consider:

  • How learning objectives link to outcomes
  • How assessments match learning objectives
  • Different design methods to gather feedback from learners and line managers

Session 3 - Delivery activity
In this session, we consider:

  • Collating feedback from learners for analysis
  • Collating evidence from assessments ready for analysis

Session 4 - Workplace application activity
In this session, we consider:

  • Collating evidence of workplace application for analysis
  • Collating assessment and knowledge retention results

Session 5 - Analysing results
In this session, we consider:

  • Process for analysing results
  • Ways of displaying results: Bell curve, frequency distribution, net promotor score, evidence matrix

Session 6 - Measure business performance
In this session, we consider:

  • Process for measuring results
  • Reporting results to the business
Read more

Why choose QA

Dates & Locations

Frequently asked questions

See all of our FAQs

How can I create an account on myQA.com?

There are a number of ways to create an account. If you are a self-funder, simply select the "Create account" option on the login page.

If you have been booked onto a course by your company, you will receive a confirmation email. From this email, select "Sign into myQA" and you will be taken to the "Create account" page. Complete all of the details and select "Create account".

If you have the booking number you can also go here and select the "I have a booking number" option. Enter the booking reference and your surname. If the details match, you will be taken to the "Create account" page from where you can enter your details and confirm your account.

Find more answers to frequently asked questions in our FAQs: Bookings & Cancellations page.

How do QA’s virtual classroom courses work?

Our virtual classroom courses allow you to access award-winning classroom training, without leaving your home or office. Our learning professionals are specially trained on how to interact with remote attendees and our remote labs ensure all participants can take part in hands-on exercises wherever they are.

We use the WebEx video conferencing platform by Cisco. Before you book, check that you meet the WebEx system requirements and run a test meeting (more details in the link below) to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If it doesn’t work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.

Learn more about our Virtual Classrooms.

How do QA’s online courses work?

QA online courses, also commonly known as distance learning courses or elearning courses, take the form of interactive software designed for individual learning, but you will also have access to full support from our subject-matter experts for the duration of your course. When you book a QA online learning course you will receive immediate access to it through our e-learning platform and you can start to learn straight away, from any compatible device. Access to the online learning platform is valid for one year from the booking date.

All courses are built around case studies and presented in an engaging format, which includes storytelling elements, video, audio and humour. Every case study is supported by sample documents and a collection of Knowledge Nuggets that provide more in-depth detail on the wider processes.

Learn more about QA’s online courses.

When will I receive my joining instructions?

Joining instructions for QA courses are sent two weeks prior to the course start date, or immediately if the booking is confirmed within this timeframe. For course bookings made via QA but delivered by a third-party supplier, joining instructions are sent to attendees prior to the training course, but timescales vary depending on each supplier’s terms. Read more FAQs.

When will I receive my certificate?

Certificates of Achievement are issued at the end the course, either as a hard copy or via email. Read more here.

Contact Us

Please contact us for more information