The strategic training plan is a project plan describing in detail how the gaps identified in the training needs analysis will be addressed. As with any project plan, the strategic training plan includes a charter containing a detailed description of the training deliverables, major activities to be undertaken, responsibility for each major activity, resources required, deadlines and timetables, etc. In most organizations the plan describes several major subprojects, such as the leadership training project, the Green Belt, Black Belt and Master Black Belt training project, and so on.

In the traditional organization, the training department is another "silo," with its own budget and special interests to protect. ...

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