DETERMINANTS OF AN EFFECTIVE TRAINING PROGRAMME

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DETERMINANTS OF AN EFFECTIVE TRAINING PROGRAMME

ABSTRACT

This research focuses on determinant of the effective training programs. The specific objectives are; to determine the determinants of effective training program in banks, to determine if effective training program affects performance in banks, to determine the extent to which effective training program affect performance in banks. Data were collected through primary and secondary sources. The researcher analyzed the data collected based on the response from the questionnaire distributed. Chi-square test statistics was used to test the hypotheses. The study found out that:- an organizational culture which supports learning, mechanisms to link training to the business strategy, mechanisms to link training to workplace change, On the basis of the above findings, it was recommended that. On the basis of the above findings, it was recommended that:- Identification of training needs should be done more professionally in conjunction with the line manager as the individuals involved together with the HR personnel, Objectives should be SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timely) and unambiguous, and should develop individuals as well as meet the needs of the moment, Training needs should be considered on the basis of overall company objectives, It is vital to evaluate training in order to assess its effectiveness in producing the learning outcomes specified when the training intervention is planned and to indicate where improvements or changes are required to make the training even more effective.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title page i
Approval page ii
Certification iii
Dedication iv
Acknowledgements v
Abstract vi
Table of contents v
CHAPTER ONE: BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
1.1 Introduction 1
1.2 Statement of the Problem 4
1.3 Objectives of the Study 5
1.4 Research Questions 5
1.5 Research Hypotheses 5
1.6 Significance of the Study 5
1.7 Scope of the Study 6
1.8 Limitations of the Study 6
1.9 Profile of Selected Organizations 6
1.9.1 Definition of Terms 7
References 8

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
2.1. Introduction of training 9
2.2.: Conceptual frame work 9
2.3. Theoretical framework 10
2.4. Formal or structured training 12
2.5. Informal or unstructured training 13
2.6. Determination of Training Needs 21
2.7. Evaluation of Training 27
2.8 Empirical Framework 28
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References 34
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1. Introduction 36
3.2. Research Design 36
3.3. Sources of the Data 36
3.4. Data collection Instrument 36
3.5. Population of the Study 37
3.6. Sample Size 37
3.7 Sample Technique 37
3.8 Method of the Data Analysis 38
3.9 Validity of Research Instrument 39
3.10. Reliability of research Instrument 39
CHAPTER FOUR:
PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA
4.0 Introduction 40
4.1: Personal data of respondents 40
CHAPTER FIVE:
SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1. Summary of Findings 53
5.2. Conclusions 53
5.3. Recommendations 54
5.4. Areas for Further Study 55
Bibliography 56
Appendix I 59
Appendix II 60

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