🇺🇦 Support for Ukraine

We stand firmly for peace everywhere and people whose lives have been turned upside down by the tragedy unfolding in Ukraine! 

To support those directly affected and looking (even temporarily) to change their career to L&D, we are offering a discount on all our online courses in our catalog. Contact us to claim the discount.

Course curriculum

See what's included

  1. 1
    • Welcome to the mini course!

    • Before we begin...

  2. 2
    • What is Learning Needs Analysis

    • The LNA Process

    • Analysing Learners

    • Setting Goals

    • Design Thinking for LNA and Beyond

  3. 3
    • Before you go...

    • Discount and Resources

Are you finding the learning needs assessment hard?

It doesn’t have to be!

In as quickly as 40 minutes, you could be collecting needs data, analysing the findings and making recommendations for the best Learning and Development solutions.

If you’re a Learning and Development practitioner or just beginning to explore the field, this course is for you. Our practical online course is designed to help you understand the importance of learning needs analysis and discover the true needs of your learners.

Meet your instructor

Learning and Development Consultant

Irina Ketkin

I am a consultant in the area of Learning and Development focusing on soft skills, leadership and management, and team development. I have extensive experience in designing and facilitating custom development programmes tailored to each clients’ needs. In my work, I use a mixture of different learning methods, like coaching, training (classroom and online), psychometric assessments and others. My experience spans over ten years in multinational corporations in the IT and online gaming sectors and working with employees and managers in different hierarchical levels in Europe, Asia, North America, and the Middle East.


  • What is Learning Needs Analysis?

    It is the process is identifying the competencies (knowledge and skills) and behaviours which employees within an organisation need to achieve the company's goals.

  • Who is the course for?

    This practical online course is for Learning and Development professionals (administrators, partners, specialists, managers, leaders and directors) who want to build their skills in assessing the learning and training needs of their organization. It can also be useful to anyone seeking to understand the learning needs of their organisation (or their department or team).

  • What's included in the course?

    The course contains video lessons (approximately 40 minutes in total length) and practical worksheets that help you apply the learning straight back on the job.

  • How long is the course?

    It contains video lessons that are approximately 40 minutes long.

  • What if I want to learn more?

    You're in luck! We have a fantastic (if we can say so ourselves) course "Introduction to Learning and Development" that dives deeper into most L&D responsibilities and competencies. You can learn more about it here: https://www.thelndacademy.com/introduction-to-learning-and-development