Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation: A Critique
The Performance Improvement Blog
MAY 23, 2011
At the end of Dan McCarthy’s blog post , “How to Evaluate a Training Program”, in which he explains his pre-post, survey approach to applying the Kirkpatrick four levels of training evaluation , he asks: Has anyone used a system like this, or something better? While better than nothing, for many training programs (as well as for coaching, mentoring, simulations, self-directed learning, etc.), Second , self-report surveys produce unreliable performance data.