Signature Assignment: Training Program Plan

 
 
The Training Program Plan project provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to develop a training program that leads to a positive impact on adult learning. You will design and create a training program plan that includes the following components:
 

Needs or gap analysis
Training program description
Budget
Stakeholders and goals
Training promotional materials
Program evaluation

Part I – Needs or Gap Analysis
 
It is recommended that you begin this section of the Training Program Plan in Week 1.
 
Analyze your identified educational need in your workplace organization by completing a needs or gap analysis. Use a survey or questionnaire, or conduct a focus group to determine needs or gaps.
 
Write a 350- to 700-word analysis of the educational needs at the organization. Include evidence from your survey, questionnaire, or focus group to support your analysis, and explain how a training program will support a positive impact on adult learning.
 
Part II – Training Program Description
 
It is recommended that you begin this section of the Training Program Plan in Week 2.
 
Based on the needs/gap analysis, describe the training program that you will be designing for your workplace organization:
 

Define the scope of the training program.
Describe the intended audience.
Define the program goals.
Define the program objectives.

 
Write a 350-word introduction to the training program explaining how it will produce a positive impact on adult learning.
 
Format the paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Part III – Budget
 
It is recommended that you begin this section of the Training Program Plan in Week 3.
 
Create a budget for the training program you are designing for your workplace organization based on the scope, audience, goals, and objectives described in Part II.
 
Include cost estimates for all the following categories in your budget.
 

Personnel
External staff (e.g., consultants)
Materials or Equipment
Technical support
Travel
Facilities

 Part IV – Stakeholders and Goals
 
It is recommended that you begin this section of the Training Program Plan in Week 4.
 
Using the program goals you identified in Part II, create a list of stakeholders aligned to each goal.
 
Explain the role of each stakeholder in the training program and how you intend to gain their support to produce a positive impact on adult learning for the training program.
 
 Part V – Training Promotional Materials
 
It is recommended that you begin this section of the Training Program Plan in Week 5.
 
Create promotional materials for the training program you are developing for your workplace organization. Include the following in your promotional materials:
 

A marketing message that includes a logo, slogan, and fact sheet
Benefits of the training program, including instructional practices to produce a positive impact on adult learning
An explanation of how you will communicate and distribute the promotional materials in your organization

Part VI – Program Evaluation
 
It is recommended that you begin this section of the Training Program Plan in Week 5.
 
Create an evaluation for your training program. Include qualitative and quantitative items in your evaluation. Consider using a survey, questionnaire, etc.
 
 Part VII – Implementation
 
This activity will be delivered in Week 6.
 
Design a 10- to 15-minute activity based on a training program goal and aligned objective(s). Access the Technology Resources Library to select a presentation tool.
 
Present the activity in a medium of your choice to the class.