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Training Needs Assessment - presented by ASTD

Date: March 26, 2013, 7:45am – 5:00pm
Organizer: ASHRM
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel
Price: Please see registration link for details
Event Type: Meeting
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ASTD-ASHRM Full-Day Seminar

Training Needs Assessment


At the end of this participatory workshop you will be able to accurately:

  • Explain the purpose of using the Six Boxes™ tool in a needs assessment.
  • List, from memory, the four phases of a needs assessment
  • Use reference materials as a guide when:
  • Establish the phase of ‘assessment’ within the ADDIE steps in instructional design
  • Choosing and implementing data gathering approaches
  • Completing the elements of a training needs analysis
  • Identify which of the Six Boxes™ factors can be addressed in training for performance improvement and which are addressed by management and systems


The program will be divided in the following lessons

  1. Introduction: The Four Phase Process
  2. Performance Assessment Tool
  3. Data Gathering Approaches
  4. Make Intervention Recommendations
  5. Integration and Conclusion


  • Louis M Christie
  • Jane Goetzinger
  • Dorothy Hight
  • Jamie Lamb
  • Mary M Rydesky
  • Gregory Wilkie