Weekly study10 hours
Evaluation: Embedding Quality and Learning
Evaluation of the effectiveness and quality of training and exercising is key if we are to maximise benefits and cost effectiveness. We will analyse a holistic approach to evaluation and how it benefits learners, training and exercise development teams, organisations and the sector. We will explore good practice methods in quality assurance, challenges for measuring costs and returns and effective ways to make a business case for training and exercising programmes.
Defining quality and accountability
Quality systems and evaluation
Quality assurance in training
Evaluation for effective training and exercising
Common failures when ‘improving’ training and exercising
Strategic aims of training and exercising
Was it worth it?
Assessing the benefits of training and exercising
Making the business case for your training programme
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Evaluate an effective approach to quality assurance.
- Assess the need for and approaches to holistic evaluation.
- Assess approaches to defining the benefit and value of training and exercising.
- Making a business case for a training programme.
Who is the course for?
This course is for those enrolled on Training and Exercising Design and Delivery, which forms part of the MSc Emergency Management and Resilience online degree at Coventry University.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.