It is essential to demonstrate the effectiveness of a mentoring program to establish its credibility and value the efforts of all stakeholders involved. Fortunately, it is possible to assess and demonstrate effectiveness at various stages of the program.
Training Industry research has found that one of the biggest challenges facing learning leaders is measuring the effectiveness of their training. On this episode of The Business of Learning, Kevin M. Yates discusses this challenge and shares tips.
In the training industry, we concentrate a lot on the visible “performance enhancers” that make us better and more prepared than our peers, but we often lose sight of the “performance distractors” that can be just as critical to successful...
The comparison-to-standards approach is the most practical, scalable and cost-effective method to collect learning effectiveness data. Benchmarks establish a performance standard, which helps L&D professionals assess the quality of their training programs.
If the only audience for evaluation data are executives and L&D, you're missing your most important audience. The purpose of L&D is to create behavior change, and the learner’s manager has the greatest impact on whether learning is applied on the job.