O'Reilly logo

Practical Change Management for IT Projects by Emily Carr

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Planning for training development

Training development takes a long time and can involve a lot of people. This is an area where most projects underestimate the amount of time and effort involved. At a high level, the standard training development process looks like this:

Planning for training development

This process looks deceptively simple. After all, it's only eight steps. How long can it take? I typically advise projects to use the following development-to-delivery ratios when planning how long it will take to develop a training course:

  • Fully interactive e-Learning: Plan on 200 hours of development time for each hour of finished training. Yes, that is five full weeks. I know that ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required