Training Needs Analysis is not a static concept that is translated into action only every now and then, but is indeed a never-ending process that should be fully integrated within the overall framework of any organization Training and Development and its strategic vision, goals and objectivesIt deserves to be managed judicious effectively, efficiently and wisely by identifying and assessing the gap between the knowledge, skills and attitudes that the people in the organization currently possess and the knowledge, skills and attitudes that they require to meet the organization’s goals, objectives and performance standards.The development of Skill Will Matrix is essential to analyse the interest level of individuals to be skilled so that they can be trained to become employable. The person without willingness to be skilled cannot be motivated to become employable.
Training Needs analysis aims at finding gap between actual and required situation. It involves:
• Gap between the present level of actual performance and preferred performance that can be narrowed through training
• An outline of desired skills and abilities to be developed in order to improve the performance of the organization
The Training cycle can only be implemented after assessing the needs of training. Training cycle has following steps.