Training Need Analysis (TNA)


Training Needs Analysis (TNA) is a crucial process in the development and implementation of effective training programs within an organization. This course equips professionals with the essential skills to excel in talent management. Through six comprehensive modules, participants will learn to identify, prioritize, and address training needs effectively. They will master the ADDIE model, stakeholder engagement, data collection and analysis, prioritization, instructional design, evaluation, and communication of TNA findings. This course empowers HR professionals, managers, and L&D specialists to strategically align training with organizational goals, measure ROI, and drive performance improvement. TNA is essential for organizations seeking to invest wisely in their employees’ development, align training efforts with strategic objectives, and create a workplace culture that values continuous learning and improvement. Join us to become a TNA expert and contribute significantly to your organization’s success.


  • Interactive presentation
  • Group discussion
  • Hands-on exercises
  • Case studies
  • Brainstorming


At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of TNA principles and its strategic importance.
  2. Apply the ADDIE model effectively for comprehensive TNA.
  3. Engage and collaborate with key stakeholders to align with organizational objectives.
  4. Design data collection methods, conduct performance gap analysis, and prioritize training needs.
  5. Create training solutions using instructional design principles and evaluate their effectiveness.
  6. Communicate TNA findings effectively, gaining support from senior management for training initiatives.


Module 1: Fundamentals of Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

  • Introduction to the ADDIE Model (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation).
  • Understanding the role and importance of TNA in talent management

Module 2: Data Collection and Analysis For TNA

  • Designing effective data collection methods such as surveys, interviews, and assessments.
  • Analysing performance gaps and identifying root causes using tools like SWOT Analysis.
  • Aligning data collection with Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation (Reaction, Learning, Behaviour, Results).

Module 3: Prioritizing Training Needs and Planning

  • Prioritizing training needs based on cognitive levels using Bloom’s Taxonomy.
  • Conducting cost-benefit analysis to determine resource allocation for training initiatives.
  • Developing high-level training plans aligned with organizational goals.

Module 4: Designing Effective Training Solutions

  • Applying Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction for effective instructional design.
  • Designing training content and materials tailored to identified needs.

Module 5: Evaluating Training Effectiveness and ROI

  • Understanding the Phillips ROI Model for evaluating training investments.
  • Creating Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure training effectiveness.

Module 6: Communicating TNA Findings and Gaining Support

  • Applying Kotter’s 8-Step Change Model to communicate TNA findings.
  • Preparing and conducting TNA findings presentations to gain support from senior management.
  • Involving stakeholders effectively throughout the TNA process.