Kirkpatrick, a veteran of this field has published taxonomy of different kinds of data that can be used in evaluating training programs in organisations as well as other HR-interventions. Let us take a look at them.
It’s important to put wings behind real business needs and use the training dollars judiciously, this will not happen unless you use a filtering mechanism to identify the hitherto hidden training needs. A popular and effective means of identifying the training needs is the usage of “interview”, Interviews can provide you with an in-depth view of the specific skills that need to be honed or learned. These are some of the candidates whose input would be worth its weight in gold.