KPI Benchmarks : HR Training & Development Staffing Ratio
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HR Training & Development Staffing Ratio
Human Resources (HR) Training & Development Staffing Ratio measures the number of employees responsible for employee training relative to the total number of employees working for the organization at the same point in time. Although a relatively high number (i.e., many employees per training and development employee) is desired for this metric, staffing levels should be weighed against the quality of the company's training and development programs, which can impact employee productivity, work quality, customer service levels and turnover rates. In many cases, certain aspects of training and development (e.g., training course design, content development, course instruction, etc.) may be outsourced to a third party subject matter expert.
The number of company-wide employees divided by the total number of HR training and development employees working for the company at the same point in time. HR training and development employees are typically responsible for developing, implementing and administering training programs for new and existing employees across the organization.
KPI Best Practices
- Utilize webinars and eLearning to minimize need for training personnel
- Synchronize training with hiring cycles to reduce number of training sessions needed
- Companies with lower employee turnover require less training sessions
KPI Calculation Instructions HR Training & Development Staffing Ratio?
Two values are used to calculate this KPI: (1) the total number of Human Resources (HR) employees responsible for employee training and development programs, and (2) the total number of employees working for the organization, company-wide. HR training and development staff members should be counted as any employees that are responsible for the design, implementation, management and administration of the company’s employee training and talent development programs and processes. On a day-to-day basis, these employees may be tasked with developing training materials (with help from internal/external subject matter experts), assisting employees in training course enrollment, analyzing the effectiveness of training programs (and suggesting potential improvements), and working with third-party vendors to develop or implement new training courses.
KPI Formula :
Total Number of Employees / Number of HR Training & Development Employees
Training & Development Expense as a Percentage of Total HR Expense
The total cost of employee training and development (labor, third-party vendor expenses, technology, other overhead costs) divided by total Human Resources (HR) Department expense over the s...
KPI Type : Cost
Formula : (Training & Development Expense / Total Human Resources Expense) * 100
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