Writing Learning Outcomes
A practical guide and reusable workbook that takes trainers and instructional designers step-by-step through the process of developing effective training course learning outcomes.
Learn proven techniques for reinforcing the critical link between your organization's business needs and learner capabilities. Wherever you train and whatever type of training you deliver, this guide will help you create greater value from your training programs.
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Improve Training Outcomes
Create high impact learning in your organization through:
- positively linking training activities to organizational objectives
- enabling designers to write more relevant program content and assessments
- better engaging clients and other stakeholders for stronger program support
- more easily measuring the success of your program
Powerful Structured Approach
Use proven methods in your program design, including:
- adopting the four-step process for creating effective training
- leveraging the SMART approach to writing powerful business objectives
- turning objectives into action-orientated participant behaviors
- applying the three critical elements in your learning outcomes
Drive Learner Engagement
Get learners actively engaged in your programs through:
- helping trainers stay on track
- giving training participants a sense of purpose and direction
- pitching training at the right level
- focusing the learning on "doing" and not just memorizing
Immediate Practical Application
Use the supplied Workbook to complete all process tasks, including:
- identifying your clients
- facilitating client meetings
- reviewing background materials
- developing SMART objectives
- writing action statements
- encapsulating workplace variables
- formulating terminal and enabling objectives
- incorporating the three learning domains
Who Uses this Guide?
Anyone involved in designing, delivering and managing training programs, including:
- Training and Learning Managers
- Training Consultants
- Training Co-ordinators
- Technical and Non-technical Trainers
- Instructional Designers
- Human Resource Consultants
Enhance Your Credibility
- Deliver programs with a focus on real business results.
- Delight your trainers with highly practical tools and methods.
- Achieve consistently high ratings from program participants.
Customize to Your Needs
Apply the lessons immediately with the included Microsoft Word-based learning outcome templates.
Easily document all of the levels and components of your program's learning objectives.
Each template is customizable and reusable and includes full instructions for use.
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If this product does not meet our exacting quality standards, write to us within 30 days for a full refund.
This section lists all of the items contained within the supplied Writing Learning Outcomes zip file.
Writing Learning Outcomes guide
Practical 27 page guide to determining organization's desired outcomes and developing effective training course learning objectives
Learning Outcomes Template
Reusable and customizable set of templates in Microsoft Word® format for documenting learning outcomes
Quick Start Guide
Two page handy reference guide for identifying the Writing Learning Outcomes files and using them productively as quickly as possible
License terms stipulating usage rights and warranties for Writing Learning Outcomes
"What I like particularly well with the book is the structure and method it offers. Writing learning outcomes will become much easier in the future, using Mr. Allan's three-step model. I like the way he goes into details that are relevant for writing learning outcomes, and the use of examples. It makes it clear to the reader what is supposed to happen in each step. Each step includes easy adopting templates."Kai Roer
"I am very happy with the products that I bought from your company last year (Training Evaluation Tool Kit and Writing Learning Outcomes). The concept/process is uncomplicated, hence I was able to immediately use them in developing and designing a training program as well as measuring the program's effectiveness."Lorenzo I. Sales
Training and Development
Boehringer Ingelheim (Phil.), Inc.
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Leslie Allan has been assisting organizations improve their capability for over 20 years. He has contributed in various roles as manager, consultant and trainer within the manufacturing and service industries, both for public and private sector organizations.
Leslie is a seasoned instructional designer and trainer, having taught programs in both vocational colleges and industry. Training programs that he has designed and delivered include the full gamut, from technical skills training to management and communication skills, team leadership, financial management and career planning.
He is also the author of five books on employee capability, training and change management. Leslie currently serves as Divisional Council Member for the Australian Institute of Training and Development and is a member of the Australian Institute of Management and the American Society for Quality. Leslie may be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org