Learning Development Needs at HERSHEY

What is this?

A Learning Needs Analysis (LNA) is used to assess an organization's learning needs. The root of the LNA is the gap analysis. This is an assessment of the gap between the knowledge, skills and attitudes that the people in the organization currently possess and the knowledge, skills and attitudes that they require to meet the organization's objectives. Basically, we are listening to you in order to see what you believe is most important for Hershey in 2017.

Learning & Development Survey
Note— This survey is 100% anonymous. We ask for the following information so we can gather trends.
For example, sales, marketing, finance, etc.
Korea, Japan, China, Philippines, etc.
Do you feel qualified to handle your current scope of work?
Do you feel your colleagues are qualified to handle their work?
Learning Needs
What is your preferred form of training?
What is your preferred length of training (for face to face classroom training)?
Ranking Survey (Importance of topic) *
Ranking Survey (Importance of topic)
Please rate how important each topic is for your work at Hershey, from STRONGLY AGREE (very important topic) to STRONGLY DISAGREE (not an important topic at all). How did we choose these questions? They are taken from best practice organization development surveys, and aligned with internal Hershey qualitative interviews.
Speaking on the spot (impromptu speaking)
Dealing with difficult questions in Q&As.
Being able to influence in conversations more.
Being able to proactively build stronger internal networks/relationships with stakeholders.
Developing stronger executive presence.
Learning how to be more innovative.
Having stronger cross-functional team collaboration.
Creating business stories/narratives to support your position.
How to Speak Persuasively: Presentation Success
Creative Problem Solving
Decision Making and Gaining Commitment
Managing Priorities: Making do with limited resources
Planning and Managing Change
Working as a member of a team
Providing feedback to colleagues
Successful Negotiating Skills
Taking Control with Time Management
Sharpen Your Business Email Writing
Cross-Cultural Communication Styles
How to Deal with Difficult People
Leadership Skills for Managers
Functional Skills training (training related to your specific job role such as sales, marketing, finance)
Building better meetings: Planning and Leading Productive Meetings
Knowledge and application of project management discipline
Putting across your view assertively
Coaching others
Delegation: Leading people and allocating tasks to achieve goals
Dealing with stress & Motivation
Recognizing and rewarding people for doing their best
Establishing and monitoring goals and objectives
Interpreting financial data, reports, balance sheets, and cash flow analysis
Strategic Business Planning