PSYCH-105 Industrial Psychology
Chapter 18: Training and Development
Evaluation of Training Program
It helps in giving feedback to the candidates by defining the objective and linking it to learning outcomes
It helps in ascertaining the relationship between acquired knowledge, transfer of knowledge at the work place and training.
It helps in controlling the training program because if the training is not effective, then it can be dealt with accordingly.
4. Power games
At times the top management (higher authoritative employees) uses the evaluative data to manipulate it for its own benefits.
It helps in determine whether the actual outcomes are aligned with their expected outcome.
Process of Training Evaluation
1. Before training
The learner’s skills and knowledge are assessed before the training program.
2. During training
It is a phase in which instruction is started. This phase usually consists of short tests at regular intervals.
3. After training
It is a phase when learner’s skills and knowledge are assessed again to measure the effectiveness of the training.
Techniques of Evaluation
- Human resource factors like employee satisfaction, decrease in attrition, absenteeism, accidents, grievance, etc.