e-lerniq series

Measuring Results From Training

Typical Participants

L&D Professionals
Instructors and Facilitators
Coaches and Mentors
New Leaders and Managers
Mid / Sr Management Staff


10 Modules
Case Studies
Available 24/7


Certificate of Participation

Course Level

Beginner /  Intermediate

Session Duration

2 hrs

Delivery Language


Measuring Training Results

Some topics, like sales training or time management, might have direct, tangible benefits. Other topics, like communication or leadership, might have benefits that you can't put a dollar value on.

With our Measuring Results From Training session, you will learn about the different ways to evaluate training progress, and how to use those results to demonstrate the results that training brings.

What Do Participants Learn in This Online 
Measuring Results From Training Course?

As a result of participating in this online measuring results from training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand Kolb’s learning styles and learning cycle;
  • Understand Kirkpatrick’s level of evaluation;
  • Be familiar with many types of evaluation tools, including goal setting, tests, reactionary sheets, interviews, observations, hip-pocket assessments, skills assessments and learning journals;
  • Understand when to use each type of evaluation tool;
  • Perform a needs assessment;
  • Know how to write learning objectives and link them to evaluation;
  • Write an evaluation plan to assess learning at each stage of the training and far beyond;
  • Know how to identify the costs, benefits and return on investment of training;
  • Be familiar with the parts of a business case.

Measuring Results From Training
Course Content

  • Kolb’s Learning Styles (the four-stage process, accommodators, diverters, assimilators);
  • Kirkpatrick’s Levels of Evaluation (reactions, learning, behavior, results);
  • Types of Measurement Tools (goal setting, self-evaluations, peer evaluation, supervisor evaluations, high-level evaluations);
  • Focusing the Training (performing a needs assessment, creating learning objectives, drilling down into content);
  • Creating an Evaluation Plan (what will we evaluate, when will it be completed, how will we evaluate it, who will perform it). 
  • Assessing Learning Before Training (workplace observation, objective assessment, pre-assignments, and pre-tests);
  • Assessing Learning After Training (reviewing learning objectives, performing hip-pocket assessments, quizzes, and tests, skill assessments);
  • Assessing Learning after Training (evaluation timelines, learning journal, goal setting additional methods of evaluation);
  • The Long Term View (create a long term evaluation plan, methods of evaluation, documenting lessons learned);
  • Calculating the Return on Investment (ROI) (a basic ROI formula, identifying and measuring tangible and intangible benefits, calculating total costs).