Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

But because short term priorities always seem to take precedence, it is typically something we plan to do better in the next course, or maybe next month, or even next year. Reactions to a learning event are important and the happy sheets do serve a purpose, but will they really provide enough hard data for informed decision making when greater investment in training is needed, budgets are cut, competition for resources is fierce, and times get tough?

The LTEM Training & Learning Evaluation Model

Convergence Training

A quick reminder, most of you probably know who Dr. Will Thalheimer is, he’s kind of a learning research legend. And in particular, we talked about Kirkpatrick , Philips , Brinkerhoff , and Kaufman. Can you tell everybody what what you were thinking and what you were trying to do when you created LTEM? And not only that, but our learning evaluation gurus, Kirkpatrick, Brinkerhoff, etc., So clearly, we’re not doing as well as we might be doing.