Identifying the Factors to Enhance Training Effectiveness: A Case Study of KNGY Teacher Volunteers, Myanmar

Authors

  • John Paul

Keywords:

training effectiveness, training needs assessment, training contents, self- efficacy, supervisory support, transfer of knowledge

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to determine the current situation of the KNGY training program and to provide strategies for an enhanced training program in terms of training needs assessment, training contents, self-efficacy, supervisory support, and transfer of knowledge. The researcher used quantitative and qualitative approaches to gather data and information. The researcher distributed questionnaires to 76 teacher volunteers of KNGY, Myanmar. The researcher also interviewed eight staff from the management team. In this study, the data were analyzed by using the mean score, Pearson correlation, and multiple linear regression from SPSS to examine and determine the effect of the factors on training effectiveness. The qualitative analysis was based on interaction, keywords, and phrases and come up with common themes.  The quantitative and qualitative data analysis is examined together for discussion.   The result of the survey revealed that training needs assessment, training contents, self-efficacy, supervisory support, and transfer of knowledge positively relate to training effectiveness. Among them, the supervisory support was found to be a significantly important dimension in affecting training effectiveness with the highest mean of 4.16 and .713 of Std. Deviation and its allies with the qualitative result on the dimension of supervisory support that provides required support, feedback, coaching, and mentoring. The results and discussion from the research study will add value to the training managers who coordinate and design the training program in order to enhance the effectiveness of the KNGY training program in the future.

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2020-07-16