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The Training Analyst Mini MBA

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Course Overview

This intensive 5 day programme starts with topics commonly found on most MBAs such as People Management, Leading Teams, Strategic Planning, Negotiating and Operational Excellence. The rest of the programme focuses on training analysis principles and techniques.
Business costs are constantly under pressure and the Training Department needs to be able to demonstrate a positive impact on the bottom line. The success and cost-effectiveness of any training and development initiative depends on the correct and timely analysis of training needs. Training then needs to be evaluated to show the impact on the business and the return on the investment.
By the end of the course, delegates will be able to conduct a variety of training needs analyses and post training evaluations as well as leveraging best practices in their management of the training function.


By the end of this interactive training programme, you will be able to: 

  • Understand and leverage management best practices
  • Understand the need for analysis within the context of the training cycle 
  • Learn different models for conducting training needs analysis 
  • Apply training analysis models to your own role and work context 
  • Improve your ability to conduct a variety of skills analyses including critical incident, environmental scanning and hierarchical task analysis
  • Understand the difference between competences and competencies 
  • Understand the importance of evaluation to a training function 
  • Conduct training evaluations at a variety of levels 
  • Create a Plan of Action for implementation in your organisation 
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Course Outline

Module 1 - People Management 

  • The importance of socio-technical management
  • Techniques for effective communication
  • Motivating for results
  • Enhancing your coaching skills
  • Empowering employees for improved performance 
  • Characteristics of a successful manager 

Module 2 - Leading Teams

  • Obtaining the benefits of teamwork
  • Characteristics of ineffective teams
  • Characteristics of effective teams
  • Managing conflict in a productive manner
  • Understanding team member styles 
  • Creating a virtual team 

Module 3 - Strategic Planning 

  • Analyzing the strategic planning process
  • Achieving competitive advantage
  • Utilizing dynamic SWOT analysis
  • Focusing on vision and mission
  • The importance of contingency planning
  • Examples of strategic success and failure  

Module 4 - Negotiating for Results

  • Gaining insight into the negotiating process
  • Characteristics of an effective negotiator
  • Developing negotiating strategies
  • Employing persuasive negotiation techniques 
  • Achieving the benefits of effective negotiating 
  • Negotiation exercises 

Module 5 - Operational Excellence 

  • Lessons from the best performing companies 
  • Benchmarking your operation against the best 
  • Creating employee commitment
  • Managing continuous improvement 
  • Creating the high performance organisation 

Module 6 - Introduction to training analysis

  • Program introductions and objectives
  • The five key areas of training activity –using a model
  • The four key areas of training spend – how to establish unit costs for analysis
  • Analysis of training function efficiency 
  • Review 

Module 7 - Training delivery and evaluation

  • How to use the 10 step process – practical group exercise
  • Business expectations compared with training results –case study
  • Analysis methods for training materials
  • Analysis methods for training delivery and for trainees – what information is useful to keep.
  • Understanding evaluation and being able to apply it –worked examples
  • Review 

Module 8 -  Trend analysis

  • What trends are worth analyzing? – Practical group exercise
  • In house and external training –understanding their relationship and Value
  • How to do the analysis and how to produce results –group exercise and case study – complete worked examples will be provided

Module 9 - Evaluation process

  • What would improve training effectiveness?
  • Pedagogical v agrological methods
  • Training duration
  • Incentives
  • The role and positioning of testing 
  • Management accountability for training implementation
  • Competencies and the impact of evaluation 
  • Should all training be subjected to evaluation? 
  • Where and how to get measurement to provide outstanding results
  • Review

Module 10 - Applying analysis techniques in your work place 

  • Group quiz 
  • Dealing with variance and uncertainty during analysis
  • Succession planning and its effectiveness 
  • What to do with poor performers 
  • Back at work plans
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date:16 - 20 Sep 2024




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Frequently Asked Questions

How can training courses be used as a company benefit?

Training is hugely beneficial to both yourself and your company. It enables you to employ new technologies, increases your productivity and enables you to be more autonomous. Have a look here at our infographic on the importance of training and development!

How often do you update your course content to ensure relevancy?

Our course content is constantly reviewed and updated to ensure we stay up to date with all the latest trends. After every course is completed we review the feedback and improve the material where necessary.

Do you keep your classroom environment and instructional methodologies current with today’s real-world workplace?

Yes, we focus our training on ‘real-world’ scenarios and our trainers are all highly experienced and skilled in their relevant fields.

Are your courses eligible for professional certification?

Yes, we offer certification with all our courses, every course is entitled to CPD (Continuous Professional Development) hours which you can put towards your professional portfolio.

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