There may be times when you are called on to audit the training program provided by outside vendors, internal trainers, and trainers seeking certification. It is actually possible to determine the degree of effective learning in a classroom, even if you are unfamiliar with the technical content or even the language in which the training is presented. In a later Tip, I will share my experience auditing masters degree courses at the University of Osijek in Croatia!
The audit process I use typically involves eight different methods to gather sufficient information to adequately evaluate a training program. I recommend that auditors:
- review all lesson plans and related materials prior to the audit;
- speak with the instructors, prior to the