The increase in revenue generated by a company’s sales over a period of time.
Sample size/power analysis
The process of determining the appropriate sample size for a research study to ensure statistical power.
Methods used to select a representative sample of a population for research purposes.
Scalability of implementation
The ability to expand or adjust a plan or program to accommodate growth or changing needs.
Scope of work required
Description of the tasks, responsibilities, and deliverables required for a project or job.
Criteria and standards used to evaluate performance or achievement.
A bias that occurs when the sample of participants in a study is not representative of the population being studied.
The process of evaluating one’s own skills, knowledge, and performance.
The tendency for self-assessment to be influenced by personal biases and perceptions.
Instruments used to evaluate one’s own skills, abilities, and performance.
The ability to recognize and understand one’s own emotions, strengths, and weaknesses.
An individual’s belief in their ability to successfully perform a task or achieve a goal.
The tendency to view oneself in a positive light and seek validation of one’s abilities.
Confidence and belief in one’s own abilities and worth.
Assessment of one’s own skills, abilities, and performance.
The degree to which an individual’s self-assessment accurately reflects their abilities and performance.
Exercises that encourage individuals to reflect on their own thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
The process of taking control of one’s own learning through goal-setting, self-monitoring, and self-evaluation.
The tendency to attribute success to personal factors and failure to external factors.
Goals that can be achieved within a relatively short period of time, usually less than a year.
Training that uses simulations to replicate real-world scenarios and provide hands-on experience.
Exercises that replicate real-world scenarios to provide hands-on experience and training.
A research design in which the participants are unaware of which group they are in (control or experimental).
A research study in which the participants are unaware of which group they are in (control or experimental).
The process of learning and acquiring new skills and knowledge.
Skill acquisition rate
The speed at which an individual learns and acquires new skills and knowledge.
The process of evaluating an individual’s skills and knowledge to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
Programs or activities designed to develop or improve specific skills.
The process of improving an individual’s skills and knowledge through training, education, and practice.
Skill Development Plan
Plan for improving skills and knowledge in specific areas.
Skill gap analysis
The process of identifying and analyzing the gaps in an individual’s skills and knowledge.
The difference between the skills an individual currently possesses and the skills required for their job or career goals.
Skill Level Measurement
Assessment of an individual’s proficiency in a particular skill or area of expertise.
The process of practicing and reinforcing skills to prevent loss of proficiency over time.
The level of proficiency achieved in a particular skill or area of expertise.
Skill Retention Evaluation
An assessment of the ability to maintain and apply previously learned skills over time.
Skills gap analysis
Assessment of the difference between current and desired skills within an organization.
A comprehensive list of an individual’s skills and abilities.
Assessments used to measure proficiency or mastery of a specific skill or set of skills.
Skill training objectives
Specific goals and outcomes for training programs designed to improve employee skills.
Skill utilization persistence
The ability to apply and maintain newly acquired skills over time.
Goals that are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound.
Social desirability bias
The tendency to present oneself in a positive light in order to conform to social norms.
Social learning theory
A theory that emphasizes the role of observation and modeling in learning and behavior.
The tendency for individuals to exert less effort when working in a group than when working alone.
Soft skills training
Development of interpersonal skills such as communication, teamwork, and leadership.
Sources of input
The various channels through which feedback and guidance on professional development can be obtained.
A learning technique that involves reviewing material at increasing intervals to improve retention.
Clarity and precision in defining goals, objectives, and criteria for evaluation.
The process of involving stakeholders in decision-making and ensuring their needs and concerns are addressed.
Active participation of stakeholders in planning and decision-making.
Stakeholder involvement importance
The significance of engaging stakeholders in decision-making and program planning.
Stakeholder involvement planning
Process of engaging stakeholders in planning and decision-making.
A measure of the variability or spread of a set of data from its mean.
Standard evaluation forms
Pre-designed forms used to collect and evaluate data.
The process of establishing uniformity or consistency in a system or process.
Standardization of evaluation processes
Consistent application of evaluation criteria and procedures.
Standardized testing approach
Assessment method that uses uniform procedures and scoring to measure knowledge or skills.
Tests that are administered and scored in a consistent manner to ensure fairness and accuracy.
Evaluations based on established standards or benchmarks.
A system of grading that assesses student performance against specific learning standards or objectives.
Starting point comparison
A method of evaluating progress by comparing current performance to a baseline or starting point.
The process of analyzing data using statistical methods to draw conclusions or make predictions.
Statistical analysis techniques
Methods used to analyze data and test hypotheses using statistical models.
The likelihood that a result or finding is not due to chance but is instead a true effect.
The process of defining an organization’s long-term goals and developing a plan to achieve them.
Goals that are challenging but achievable with effort and commitment.
The level of success a student has reached in their academic pursuits.
Teaching method that focuses on the needs and interests of individual students.
An approach to education that prioritizes the needs and interests of individual students.
The growth and development of a student over time, often measured through assessments and evaluations.
The process of evaluating subjective factors such as attitudes, beliefs, and opinions.
Subjective assessment tools
Tools used to evaluate subjective factors such as attitudes, beliefs, and opinions.
Standards for evaluation that are based on personal opinions or judgments rather than objective criteria.
Assessment based on personal opinions and perceptions rather than objective criteria.
Subjective evaluation method
Assessment based on personal opinions or judgments rather than objective criteria.
Feedback that is based on personal opinions or interpretations rather than objective criteria.
Subjective measurement tools
Instruments used to assess subjective experiences or perceptions, such as attitudes or emotions.
Personal beliefs or judgments that may influence decision-making or evaluation.
The presence of personal opinions, biases, or interpretations in the evaluation of data or information.
A follow-up evaluation of a program or intervention to assess its ongoing effectiveness.
Achievement of desired outcomes or goals.
Success Criteria Identification
Determination of the criteria for measuring success in professional development.
Success factors analysis
Examination of the key factors that contribute to success in professional development.
A process of identifying and developing potential leaders within an organization to ensure continuity of leadership.
Succession planning committee or task force
Group responsible for developing and implementing a succession plan.
Succession Planning Strategy
Plan for identifying and developing potential successors for key leadership positions.
Succession readiness assessment
Evaluation of an organization’s readiness to fill key leadership positions in the event of a vacancy.
The process of evaluating the effectiveness of a program or intervention in achieving its intended outcomes.
A process of assessing the overall effectiveness of a program or intervention.
An evaluation of learning at the end of a unit or course to determine mastery of content.
An assessment of the effectiveness of a program or intervention at the end of its implementation.
The systematic collection and analysis of data from a sample of individuals using surveys.
Survey research methods
Techniques used to design and conduct surveys to collect data for research purposes.
A method of gathering information from a sample of individuals through a set of questions.
Sustainability of training programs
The ability of training programs to be maintained and continued over time.