Quiz: Ready for ROI on Your Training Programs?

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2002-05-13 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The cost of assessing the ROI for training may be more than the exercise is worth. Find out if your program is a good candidate.

The cost of assessing the ROI for training may be more than the exercise is worth. Find out if your program is a good candidate.

The following questionnaire on calculating ROI was adapted by Jack Phillips, Ron Stone and Patricia Phillips from "The Human Resources Scorecard: Measuring the Return on Investment," and is used with permission from Butterworth-Heinemann of Boston.

Note: This quiz requires at least Microsoft IE 4.0, Netscape 6.0, or other compatible Web browser.

Use our five-point scale to indicate how closely you disagree (1) or agree (5) with each statement.

  1 2 3 4 5
  1. My organization is considered a large organization with a wide variety of training and performance improvement programs.
  1. We have a large training and performance improvement budget that reflects the interest of senior management.
  1. Our organization has a culture of measurement and is focused on establishing a variety of measures including training and performance improvement.
  1. My organization is undergoing significant change.
  1. There is pressure from senior management to measure results of our training and performance improvement programs.
  1. My training and performance improvement function currently has a very low investment in measurement and evaluation.


  1. My organization has experienced more than one program disaster in the past.
  1. My organization has a new training and performance improvement leader.
  1. My team would like to be the leaders in training and performance improvement processes.
  1. The image of our training and performance improvement function is less than satisfactory.
  1. My clients are demanding that our training and performance improvement processes show bottom-line results.


  1. My training and performance improvement function competes with other functions within our organization for resources.
  1. There is increased focus on linking training and performance improvement processes to the strategic direction of the organization.
  1. My training and performance improvement function is a key player in change initiatives currently taking place in my organization.
  1. Our overall training and performance improvement budget is growing, and we are required to prove the bottom-line value of our processes.
Please answer all 15 questions. Press 'Get Score' to see your results display immediately below.




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