Evaluation of training should look for transfer of training, or on- the-job use of competencies enhanced in training. Transfer of training requires that employees actually learn the content of the training program and that the necessary conditions are in place for employees to apply what they learned.
The organization can measure this by asking employees three questions about specific training related tasks:-
Assessment of training should also evaluate training outcomes, that is, what has changed as a result of the training. The relevant training outcomes are the ones related to the organization's goals for the training and its overall performance. Possible outcomes include the following:-
Training is a significant part of many organization's budgets. Therefore, economic measures are an important way to evaluate the success of training program. Businesses that invest in training want to achieve a high return on investment, the monetary benefits of the investment compared to the amount invested, expressed as a percentage.