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.
This course is suitable for L&D professionals who are required to analyse the learning needs of the target group.
- 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
- Five online self-study modules
- Self-paced activities: reading, podcasts, videos, e-information modules, practice activities, quiz and project work
- Online exam voucher
- What is learning needs analysis
- The analysis process
- Scoping your project
- The benefits of scoping
- Scoping questions
- Planning for evaluation
- The Kirkpatrick model
- Four stages of defining business benefits
- Planning measurable business benefits
- Project aims
- Information gathering techniques
- Information gathering tools
- Why is it important
- Analysing the content
- The content analysis process
- Task matrix to define learners’ competencies
- Writing outcomes
- Types of delivery options and their benefits
- Estimating delivery times
- Types of environments
- Analysing the environments
- Estimating design time
- Estimating project costs
- Requirements for estimating costs
- Winning support for recommendations
- Learning needs analysis report formats
- Online exam voucher
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