Framework to Design Your Training Plan

Directions for Learners to Complete This Training Plan

Complete this training plan by following the guidelines in the document Complete Guidelines to Design Your Training Plan. Learners may modify this framework to suit their nature and needs.

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Time Frame

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Funding Requirements

(See budget at the end of the training plan)

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General Comments

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Overall Training Goals

What do you want to be able to do as a result of learning achieved from implementing this training plan? As much as possible, design your goals to be " SMARTER".

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How Were These Training Goals Selected?

Results of performance review?

Result of self-assessment?

Reference to current job description?

Reference to strategic or other organizational goals?

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Learning Objectives

What new capabilities do you want to have? What do you want to be able to do as a result of your new knowledge, skills and/or abilities?
You may need several learning objectives for each of your overall training goals. As much as possible, design your learning objectives to be "SMARTER".

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How Were These Learning Objectives Selected?

Results of performance review?

Result of self-assessment?

Reference to current job description?

Reference to strategic or other organizational goals?

Other(s)?



Learning Activities/Strategies/Methods

What activities will you undertake to reach the learning objectives?
Learning activities may not match learning objectives on a one-for-one basis. For a list of a wide variety of learning activities, see Various Ideas for Learning Activities.

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Documentation/Evidence and Evaluation of Learning

Documentation/ Evidence of Learning
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Budget for Training Plan

The following budget depicts the costs expected to implement this training plan.

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