Training Needs Analysis


This training can be used by trainers and business managers to run workshops on training needs analysis skills. The training material is 100% customizable and instantly available.

Your perfect solution to virtually any delivery opportunity: full-day corporate courses, one-to-one coaching sessions, team training workshops, ongoing professional development sessions, and so much more.

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  • Product: Instantly Available.
  • Customization: Fully Editable.
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  • Audience: Suitable For All Employees.
  • Duration: Full Day.
  • Experience: No Experience Required.

Training Needs Analysis

A training needs analysis needs to be a corporate imperative. But relying solely on general feedback to identify training needs, costly and time-consuming way to perform this task. Properly trained staff will help companies get there faster, at less cost, and without a lot of unnecessary hassle.

We’ve learned that training needs analysis is often seen as an elusive skill. However, these skills can be easily developed.

In fact, Oak Innovation’s pre-written training needs analysis skills training manuals, slide decks, and expert guides can be used to present and brand your own training courses.

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Designed to be accessible for all categories of employees, learners will discover the relationship between training and the company. From the slide deck and learner manual, they will learn about the three main training and development perspectives.

Through engaging training material, discussion, and exercises, learners will explore what training needs are. And, they will also learn how to perform a training needs analysis.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the relationship between training and the company.
  • Recognize the three main training and development perspectives.
  • Understand what are and what are not training needs.
  • Perform a training needs analysis.

Course Overview

These are the 4 key sections of this training course.

1. Key training and development skills
A training needs analysis is the most valuable skill for any business. But if a poorly designed training needs analysis process is followed then the results are unpredictable and most likely dangerous for an organization.

And although organizations are clear that being able to complete a training need analysis is critical to companies. The training also helps learners to enhance their overall training and development skills that ultimately will assist them within a number of key business functions.

Based on research findings, this course will teach learners how to follow a successfully designed training need assessment process, outline what is training, explore concepts like knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s), and raise awareness of the fragmented, formalized, and focused approaches to training and development. By the end of this section, learners will improve their skills in this key are training and development.

The training needs analysis training is a development course for human resource professionals, business managers, and line staff. The training covers the basic concepts of the training cycle, and types of training need analysis.

2. The training cycle
The training cycle is essential for success in the corporate world and it consists of the following stages – identify training needs; design training; deliver training; evaluate training. And, the training cycle is defined by a systematic approach to the development, delivery, and continuous improvement of training initiatives.

3. Training needs analysis
This training will instruct attendees on how to develop the key skills that can make a difference when actually completing a training needs analysis.

So many individuals may feel that this is a very complex task, but this training will show how straightforward this process is.

This training will:

  • Identify training needs with confidence.
  • Review key concepts.
  • Explore the benefits of TNA’s.

4. How to perform a training needs analysis
There is nothing hard when it comes to performing a training needs analysis, as long as a person has a commitment to following the right training need analysis process. The training provided explores the four main stages of a training needs analysis:

  1. SWOT analysis.
  2. A performance-gap analysis.
  3. An employee/team performance-gap analysis.
  4. A review of training needs.

The training also explores that the best way to prioritize a training need is to divide needs into:

  • Must-Know – Essential skills and knowledge that will close the performance gaps.
  • Should Know – Skills and knowledge that will aid staff in achieving performance targets.
  • Helpful To Know – Useful skills and expertise that may assist performance.

Who Needs Effective Training Needs Analysis Skills?

  • Senior management that wants to strengthen their relationships with staff.
  • Managers, supervisors, and team leaders need these skills to lead, manage and motivate their teams.
  • Administrative, support staff, and line staff that needs these skills to maximize their engagement and participation within the organization.
  • HR professionals need these skills to meet the needs of the departments that they support.
  • Project managers need these skills to create more engagement and collaboration with their teams.
  • Organizational development professionals need these skills to secure relationships and participation from all functions within the organization.
  • Consultants and independent contractors who are being asked to play a role in organizational initiatives.

What You Get

  • An 82 Page Instructor Guide
  • A 53 Page Participant Manual
  • 60 Customizable PowerPoint Slides
  • Training Games And Training Icebreakers
  • A Course Advertorial
  • Eight Pre-written Expert Training Guides
  • Customizable Exercises And Tests
  • Further Reading Lists

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Training Needs Analysis