عنوان مقاله [English]
A survey of research findings related to the assessment of training programs according to the international standard (ISO) 10015 is indicated that one of the key factors of ineffectiveness of on-the job training programs is the lack of accurate need assessment technics and procedures. Instances such as personal preferences and unnecessary needs of personnel,, presenting numerous unrelated training programs, distrust and less cooperation of the personnel and managers, and developing merits not desired by the orgnization and therefore wasting the financial resources are all corroborating the hypothesis. The need assessment has been the focal point of many researches and books in the recent years. It is of utmost importance for managers and educational experts that with regard to the purposes, the budget, time, and the need assessment, choose and employ a proper technic in order to identify the training needs of their organization according to macro –organiational decisions. To this end 160 job titles have been assessed by the standard method of skills in the Iranian Water Resources Management Company. In this article it has been attempted to identify the training needs of the River and Coastal Conservation Department by the standard method.