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The Training Needs Analysis Pocketbook

Pocketbook cover

by Paul Donovan and John Townsend

The Training Needs Analysis Pocketbook will ensure that your people development solutions are tied to the organisation's strategic plans and objectives. The authors' aim is to simplify TNA and to demonstrate that it can be strategic, rewarding, career-enhancing and, even, fun! The book is divided into three sections:

  1. The Training Needs Investigation: an easy-to-follow process which will take you through all the steps of a professional TNA.
  2. The 10 Point Training Plan: the document, spreadsheet or wall chart where you can record all your notes from the Training Needs Investigation and plan for each training course or event.
  3. The Tool Box: to help you do a great job at every step of the TNA process.

The Training Needs Analysis Pocketbook – pdf format (1MB)