Learn Evaluation HRM Subject in an Easy Way


Hi dear friends! I have included my HRM notes here connection with the topic evaluation. I prepared it from one of the books from the library I don’t remember the book name now but I hope the topic would be useful to you.


  • Evaluation is a systematic process to determine the worth , value, meaning of an activity and process.

  • Evaluation is under taken to improve training processes (or) to decide the future of a program.

  • According to RAAB “ Training evaluation is a systematic process of collecting information for and about a training activity which can then be used for guiding decision making and for assessing the relevance and effectiveness of various training components”.

  • According to HAMBIN “ Evaluating of training is defined as any attempt to obtain information on the effects of training program and to assess the value of training program in the light of that information”.

Purpose of Evaluation:

  • To determine the success in accomplishing program objectives

  • To identify the strengths and weakness in the training process

  • To compare the cost and benefits of a training program

  • To decide who should participate in the future programs

  • To test the clarity and validity of test, cases, and exercises

  • To identify the most successful participants in program

  • To reinforce major points made to the participant

  • To gather data to assist future program

  • To determine if the program was the appropriate solution for the specific need

  • To establish a data base that can assist the management in taking

Evaluation process:  Evaluation of training includes the following 3 stages involved  in it.

  • Stage – 1 :Pre- training evaluation:

  1. This involves evaluation at the time that the T&D program are inaugurated.

  2. It is useful in ensuring that  trainee   expectations  are aligned with the objectives of the T&D program.

  • Stage – 2 : Intermediate evaluation:

  1. The T&D program should be monitored while it is in progress in order to ensure that it is progressing as expected.

  2. Mid course corrections may be introduced to re align the program with its objectives.

  • Stage – 3 : Post training evaluation:

  1. It is the thing that is done at the end.

  2. It serves as the purpose of assessing whether trainees have acquired new skills and knowledge (or) not.

  3. Whether the trainees objectives are met.

  4. Learning from training has led to improvement in job performance (or) not.

  5. Over all organizational performance has improved (or) not.



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