This updated factsheet examines the relationship between L&D programmes and the wider L&D strategy, as well as the evaluation methods typically used by employers, from post-training questionnaires and testimonies to development metrics and quantitative survey methods. The factsheet looks at traditional models of training and learning evaluation and highlights recent developments in approach, some based on CIPD research, which focus on learning outcomes, and the extent to which learning contributes strategic value and is aligned with business objectives. Covering 

  • Kirkpatrick
  • Philips 
  • Brinkerhoff

Great resource for anyone currently on any of our L&D programmes


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  • Great fact sheet thanks for sharing Mike.

    If anyone's interested in taking a deep dive into evaluation the Kirkpatrick Bronze Certification is worth serious consideration.

    It can be taken as a stand alone programme and is very popular with L&D professionals that want to effectively demonstrate the impact their learning interventions have on business performance (ROI/ROE)
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