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Entries for July 2012

Kirkpatrick Quick Tip Vol. 2 #20

The role of training professionals has changed as technology has advanced. 15 years ago it may have been enough to deliver a great training class. If that’s all you do these days, however, you are in danger of being replaced by a smart phone app that can do the same thing on demand, for little or no money.

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Kirkpatrick Quick Tip Vol. 2 #19

It is very tempting to want to isolate the impact of training on final organizational results, or isolate the impact of any component, for that matter. The reality is that isolation is impossible (or so difficult to accomplish that the resources employed to complete the calculation questionable), and non-productive.

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Kirkpatrick Quick Tip Vol. 2 #18

Demonstrating training value works best with a combination of quantitative and qualitative evidence. Numeric data that supports the contribution that training has made to the organization is necessary and important, but it is only part of the story of value that needs to be told.

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