Essay: Evaluating training intervention
In an attempt to evaluate the organizational capacity development training, the key focus is on the method and process of planning, designing and developing the instruction for the purpose of training. There are many varied reason why training intervention program should be evaluated (Goldstein 2003: 304).
On the purpose of evaluation Kirkpatrick gives useful categories that offer a more compelling reason for evaluation. These fine categories are feedback evaluation or formative evaluation that helps to monitor the quality of the instructional design and delivery to the trainees reflected by training activities. Controls of decision making based evaluation are aims at value and contribution of the training intervention for the organization by matching the organizational goals to those of training. Other purposes of training are research, power games and intervention evaluation.