Predictive Evaluation: Ensuring Training Delivers Business and Organizational Results

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Dec 13, 2010 - Business & Economics - 200 pages
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At last, an answer to the question that has bedeviled trainers for decades. Predictive evaluation enables you to effectively and accurately forecast training's value to your company, measure against these predictions, establish indicators to track your progress, make midcourse corrections, and report the results in a language that business executives respond to and understand.
Dave Basarab explains how to begin by identifying the specific goals and beliefs you want to instill in participants. The next step is to determine exactly what these will look like when put into action. Finally you develop quantifiable measures of how employees' adopting the target beliefs and goals will impact the business. A key strength of this process is that it is profoundly collaborative—supervisors and employees work together to establish standards for success each step of the way. A how-to guide filled with worksheets, examples, and other tools, Predictive Evaluation ensures that, rather than being regarded as an expense and an act of faith, training will be seen as an investment with a concrete payoff.
 

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Contents

An Innovative Method of Training Evaluation
1
The Predictive Evaluation Approach
7
Predicting Trainings Value
21
Intention Evaluation
53
Adoption Evaluation
69
Impact Evaluation
93
How to Get StartedImplementing Predictive Evaluation
125
Glossary
135
Notes
139
Bibliography and Recommended Readings
141
Acknowledgments
143
Index
145
About the Author
149
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Dave Basarab is the founder of V.A.L.E. Consulting. In 2005 he was awarded the Learning Innovation Award from Chief Learning Officer magazine. He is also the coauthor of The Training Evaluation Process.

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