Implementation – Capacity Development
21.5 Approaching capacity development needs
There are a number of ways to approach capacity development,
depending on its intended form and delivery mode. Here a stepwise
approach is suggested to improve training, including workshops.
The approach is based on a number of sequential steps that
form a cycle of assessment within a project or organisational
strategy, followed by actions to enhance the resource and finally
by assessing the impact and the areas in need of further development.
The steps are listed in [Tool 21-1], below.
This approach moves from a one-off “training needs analysis” exercise
to an ongoing “skills analysis” – centring the
development of people in their tasks and jobs, their organisation
or group. Evaluation of need and impact occur at the start and
finish of the development cycle.
Did you know?
The average rate of retention when learning something new is:
10 per cent of what we read
20 per cent of what we hear
30 per cent of what we see
50 per cent of what we see and hear
70 per cent of what we say
90 per cent of what we say and do