Our evidence-based learning and development (L&D) research shows practitioners are concerned about measuring the impact of learning. Effective L&D evaluation must be linked with identified performance gaps.

This factsheet defines evaluation in an organisational L&D context. It explores typical evaluation methods. It also enforces why learning must be aligned with business objectives.

This factsheet was last updated by David Hayden: Digital Learning Portfolio Manager, L&D and OD&D, CIPD

David is responsible for CIPD’s digital learning portfolio. He leads the design and delivery of a number of L&D-focused products and keeps his practice up to date by facilitating online events.

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