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Donald Kirkpatrick introduced his four-level Kirkpatrick Model for training evaluation in 1959, and it became a training industry standard. Here, his son and daughter-in-law, Jim D. Kirkpatrick and Wendy Kayser Kirkpatrick, discuss the next step – the Kirkpatrick Business Partnership Model, a seven-part program that training professionals can implement to align their training programs with their company’s business objectives. getAbstract recommends this easy-to-read book to training managers, HR officers, instructional designers and related professionals.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What the Kirkpatrick Model for training evaluation entails,
  • How the Kirkpatrick Business Partnership Model works,
  • How to apply these models and
  • How to demonstrate the business value of training persuasively by using a courtroom metaphor.
 

About the Authors

James D. Kirkpatrick, PhD, is the president of Kirkpatrick Partners LLC, a training evaluation consulting firm, where Wendy Kayser Kirkpatrick is the director.

 

Summary

Is Training Worth the Cost?
Training professionals must demonstrate the business value of training. They must present their cases as if they were defense attorneys arguing the value of training to a jury of crucial stakeholders. These young attorneys want to prove that training improves...

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