Assessment Results

 


    

Responses to the Technology Training Assessment, based on responses from a total of 175 organizations

>> Organization Demographics



Question Response % Number Responding
Have organizational leaders participated in any training in the last year?Yes66%115
Q2004 (radio buttons)
No23%41
No Response11%19
Do most staff members know what the training expectations are at your organization? (i.e. what kind, who decides, how much budget)No56%98
Q2005 (radio buttons)
Yes33%57
No Response11%20
Does your organization integrate training goals into the performance evaluation process?No54%94
Q2006 (radio buttons)
Yes35%62
No Response11%19
Does your organization provide recognition or other positive feedback for staff members who attend training or reach learning goals?No51%89
Q2007 (radio buttons)
Yes37%65
No Response11%19
No Response1%1
No1%1
Does your organization have a method in place to survey or assess staff skills?No71%124
Q2008 (radio buttons)
Yes20%35
No Response8%14
No Response1%1
No1%1
Does your organization regularly assess staff membersí skills?No75%132
Q2009 (radio buttons)
Yes15%27
No Response8%14
No Response1%1
No1%1
Which statement(s) best describes your organization's training budget?
We donít have a line item in our budget for training31% 55
We frequently say ďnoĒ to staff training requests due to lack of funds19% 34
We often have money left over in our training budget at the end of the year7% 12
We have a line item for training but it often gets cut when funding gets tight21% 36
We have a line item for training that covers priority needs and we spend the full amount each year22% 38
Q2010 (multiselect)
Does your organization include requests for staff training funds in grant proposals and general support requests?No45%78
Q2011 (radio buttons)
Yes43%76
No Response11%19
No Response1%1
No1%1
What do you think are the biggest barriers to successful staff training at your organization?
Lack of money67% 117
Lack of time51% 89
Lack of staff interest16% 28
High staff turnover 7% 13
Staff attend training but donít seem to retain or apply what they learn19% 34
None of the above5% 9
Q2012 (multiselect)
Are individual training decisions connected to staff membersí job functions and performance goals?Yes55%97
Q2013 (radio buttons)
No31%54
No Response14%24
Does your organization think strategically about who will attend training and what kind of training they will get? (training connected to your organizational mission or vision as opposed to training that might be first come first serve)Yes54%95
Q2014 (radio buttons)
No33%57
No Response12%21
No Response1%1
No1%1
Does your organization encourage and support staff members sharing learning with others after attending training?Yes61%106
Q2015 (radio buttons)
No26%46
No Response12%21
No Response1%1
Yes1%1
Do you have an on-site library of reference books for the software in use at your organization?No50%87
Q2016 (radio buttons)
Yes38%67
No Response12%21
Does your organization assess or attempt to determine staff membersí learning styles or preferences in order to choose training methods best suited to their needs?No65%113
Q2017 (radio buttons)
Yes22%38
No Response13%22
No Response1%1
No1%1
Does your organization offer a wide variety of training options (self-paced books, online courses and tools, classroom training and peer learning) for staff to choose from?No66%116
Q2018 (radio buttons)
Yes21%36
No Response12%21
No Response1%1
No1%1
Does your organization have a procedure in place for staff to request training?No33%58
Q2019 (dropdown)
Yes, and it is widely known29%50
Yes, but not everybody knows what it is25%44
No Response12%21
No Response1%1
Yes, but not everybody knows what it is1%1
Does your organization ensure that all staff members are able to get release time for training?Yes62%109
Q2020 (radio buttons)
No25%44
No Response11%20
No Response1%1
Yes1%1
Does your organization expect staff members to attend training outside of office hours?No62%109
Q2021 (radio buttons)
Yes25%44
No Response13%22
Do you post a schedule of available trainings?No53%93
Q2605 (radio buttons)
Yes34%59
No Response12%21