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Overview

This book provides the basis for measuring and analysing the cost and value associated with training. It looks at manual skills as well as management training analysis and explores the different approaches for costing training, controlling those costs and applying value analyses to the investment being made. Training in Organizations: A Cost Benefit Analysis also includes a series of international comparisons across a variety of industry sizes and types which provide organizations with an important benchmark for their own spending.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780566092107
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 5/11/2011
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface - a word about the trainer; Scope of training; Defining investment in people; Who has to be trained and when?; Understanding learning problems; Techniques of establishing training needs; Case study 1: training analysis of a manual skill; Case study 2: operation of a special purpose machine and learning design; Management training analysis; Initial requirements for costing and evaluation of training; Appendix; Cost of not training; Cost-value relationship in training; How training costs are caused and recorded; Costing treatment of training costs; Planning for training and controlling training costs; Evaluation of training; On-line training;The last word?; Bibliography; Index.

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