• Examine the importance of evaluation. How can it help to market the contribution of training and development to the business• Explore the way that evaluation need to be on-going and systematically planned for at each stage of the training cycle. Review the key stakeholder in the evaluation process and the role that they play• Compare and contrast a range of evaluation techniques; considering their pros and cons. Analyse the contribution of evaluation models and the likely difficulties that these can pose in practice
Examine a range of government-led initiatives aimed at developing skills in the labour market
• In what ways has the UK government influenced training and development, as well as the growing emphasis on lifelong learning and continuous development?• Review the development of NVQS and MCI and the competency movement. What other contemporary training initiatives have been introduced by the UK government?