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To train or not to train?

Abstract:

As tempting as it may be to roll up your sleeves and jump right into training and instructing, there are a few tasks that need to be completed in order to properly prepare, customize and implement training content for your specific audience. But even before this, each situation needs to be analyzed to determine if training is the proper course of action. If so, it is quite possible training programs already exist that may fit your needs. These should be studied before new programs are designed.

Key words

audience analysis

demographics

needs assessment

training needs

When contemplating training or instruction, the first question to ask is, ‘Is training necessary in this case?’ Is the issue, topic or problem ...

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