Critical factors for effective training

Assessing the success or failure of a training program.
By Jacqueline Scott
|CHRR, Guide to Training & Development|Last Updated: 04/10/2001

Delivering the training is the easy part. The hard part is assessing if and how people are applying what they learned in the classroom back on the job.

Finding ways to increase this transfer of knowledge is a mixture of office politics and training science. Paying attention to each element of this mixture will ensure that the training is taken seriously and that it has maximum impact on the business.