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A training needs assessment is the foundational process that ensures training is grounded in the needs of the organization. It identifies how training can help an organization reach its business and performance goals. Without a needs assessment, human resource development (HRD) professionals risk developing and delivering training that does not support organizational needs and provides no value to the organization.

A training needs assessment results in identification of both training and nontraining factors that affect achievement of business and performance goals. The training needs assessment also identifies training indicators such as learning objectives, learning activities, background, and content; and defines the metrics ...

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