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Predictive Evaluation

How can you measure the business effects of your training program?

  • Sometime we do make a difference

    David Basarab posted a blog post

    Sometime we do make a difference

    Last night I had the honor of speaking at the ISPI Atlanta chapter with Denise Traicoff from the Centers for Disease Control.  I did my usual speech on my Predictive Evaluation Model (PE) and Denise followed on how she and her team had implemented PE on one of their programs. She told the story...

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    February 27, 2015

  • Creating an Evaluation Plan: The Evaluation Mission

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    Creating an Evaluation Plan: The Evaluation Mission

    The mission of an evaluation documents What we going to do? For whom are we going to do it? The mission itself defines what you are doing – how you’re going to do it is Evaluation Plan.  An example of an evaluation mission is…   As the word “mission” implies, the mission statement clearly st...

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    February 27, 2015

  • CREATING AN EVALUATION PLAN: EVALUATION OBJECTIVES AND DELIVERABLES

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    CREATING AN EVALUATION PLAN: EVALUATION OBJECTIVES AND DELIVERABLES

    Once a mission statement (see this blog) has been developed, you can write your evaluation objectives. Note that objectives are much more specific than the mission statement itself and defines results that must be achieved in order for the overall mission to be accomplished. Also, an objective ...

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    February 27, 2015

  • Creating an Evaluation Plan: Questions the Evaluation Will Answer

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    Creating an Evaluation Plan: Questions the Evaluation Will Answer

    Now that you understand the course you are evaluating, have an agreed upon mission, objectives, and deliverables you can turn to the questions this evaluation will answer.  These are the questions that we will answer after we complete the evaluation. They drive the evaluation strategy and activit...

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    February 27, 2015

  • CREATING AN EVALUATION PLAN: ASSUMPTIONS

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    CREATING AN EVALUATION PLAN: ASSUMPTIONS

    Few evaluations begin with absolute certainty. If we had to wait for absolute certainty, most evaluations would never get off the ground. As evaluations are planned and executed, some facts and issues are known, others must be estimated. Estimation is an art, with many fine points to finesse be...

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    February 27, 2015

  • CREATING AN EVALUATION PLAN: BOUNDARIES

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    CREATING AN EVALUATION PLAN: BOUNDARIES

    The boundaries of an evaluation generally identify what is included within the evaluation.  To identify and state the boundaries for an evaluation, it is required to clearly define items that are inside and outside of the work. All this is about defining the limits and exclusions for the evalua...

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    February 27, 2015

  • CREATING AN EVALUATION PLAN: STAKEHOLDERS

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    CREATING AN EVALUATION PLAN: STAKEHOLDERS

    Evaluation Stakeholder management is critical to the success of every evaluation. By engaging the right people in the right way in your evaluation during the planning, it can make a big difference to the evaluation success. A stakeholder is a person or organization that: Is actively involved i...

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    February 27, 2015

  • New Article Just Published: USING EVALUATION TO BUILD STRONG RELATIONSHIPS WITH BUSINESS PARTNERS

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    New Article Just Published: USING EVALUATION TO BUILD STRONG RELATIONSHIPS WITH BUSINESS PARTNERS

    Provide evaluation data that is exactly what the business needs, that is actionable by key decision-makers, and that has been interpreted and analyzed, with solid business recommendations.   My latest article was published in Training Magazine on using evaluation to build strong relationships w...

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    February 27, 2015

  • CREATING AN EVALUATION PLAN: STRATEGIES

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    CREATING AN EVALUATION PLAN: STRATEGIES

    By doing all the previous actions in creating an evaluation plan (mission, objectives & deliverables, questions the evaluation will answer, assumptions, boundaries, and stakeholders), you can now develop the strategies you will use to perform the evaluation.  An evaluation strategy describe...

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    February 27, 2015

  • Predictive Evaluation as a value-added pursuit

    David Basarab posted a blog post

    Predictive Evaluation as a value-added pursuit

    What makes PE different? Predictive Evaluation (PE) is the only training evaluation approach that adds the element of forecasting (prediction). Using the PE Model companies can successfully predict training’s results, value, intention, adoption and impact, allowing them to make smarter, more st...

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    February 27, 2015

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