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ERIC Number: EJ909874
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1939-5256
Measuring Success and ROI in Corporate Training
Barnett, Kent; Mattox, John R., II
Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, v14 n2 p28-44 Nov 2010
When measuring outcomes in corporate training, the authors recommend that it is essential to introduce a comprehensive plan, especially when resources are limited and the company needs are vast. The authors hone in on five critical components for shaping a measurement plan to determine the success and ROI of training. The plan's components should provide a roadmap to address complex corporate training environments in which large numbers of courses are delivered to thousands of learners. Recommendations offered apply equally in smaller, less complex organizations. Following a brief historical perspective covering the development of evaluation methods, the authors examine each of their five critical components--strategy, measurement models, resources, measures and cultural readiness. They claim that while their approach applies to all learning methods, it is especially useful in technology-mediated programs, such as self-paced, web-based, online-facilitated, and simulation courses. (Contains 5 tables and 2 figures.)
Sloan Consortium. P.O. Box 1238, Newburyport, MA 01950. e-mail: publisher@sloanconsortium.org; Web site: http://www.sloanconsortium.org/publications/jaln_main
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A