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ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INDUSTRIAL TRAINING FUND IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
PAGES
Title Page …………………………………………………………………………………………. i
Approval Page …………………………………………………………………………………… ii
Certification ………………………………………………………………………………………. iii
Dedication ………………………………………………………………………………………… iv
Acknowledgement ……………………………………………………………………………… v
Table of Contents ………………………………………………………………………………. vi
List of Tables ……………………………………………………………………………………. ix
Abstract ……………………………………………………………………………………………. x
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION ………………………………………………… 1
Background of the Study ………………………………………………………… 1
Statement of the Problem ………………………………………………………. 9
Purpose of the Study………………………………………………………………. 9
Significance of the Study………………………………………………………… 10
Research Questions………………………………………………………………… 11
Hypotheses …………………………………………………………………………… 12
Delimitation of the Study………………………………………………………… 12
CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE……………….. 14
Theoretical Framework…………………………………………………………… 14
Objectives of Industrial Training Fund………………………………………. 15
Main Services Offered By The Industrial Training Fund………………. 16
Need for Assessing ITF Training Programmes……………………………. 20
Skills Possessed by the training personnel involved in training
Programmes………………………………………………………………………….. 25
Facilities, Equipment and tools used in training ………………………….. 27
Types of training methods used in training programmes……………….. 29
The Three Types of learning Domains ……………………………………… 31
The Process of Acquiring Pscychomotor Skills (practical skills) ……. 31
The Process of Acquiring cognitive skills (knowledge)………………… 35
The Process of Acquiring Affective skills (attitude) —————— 36
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Factors Limiting the Effectiveness of Training Programmes in Nigeria 37
Strategies for Improving Industrial Training Programmes ———– 39
The Importance of the Human Resource Factor in Nigeria ……………. 40
Models for Evaluating Training and Development Programmes…….. 45
Characteristics/indicators of effectiveness of Training programme…. 53
Related Empirical Studies……………………………………………………….. 55
Summary of Literature Review ………………………………………………… 64
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHOD…………………………………….. 68
Design of the Study ……………………………………………………………….. 68
Area of the Study…………………………………………………………………… 68
Population for the Study …………………………………………………………. 68
Sample and Sampling Technique ……………………………………………… 69
Instrument for Data Collection…………………………………………………. 70
Validation of the Instrument ……………………………………………………. 72
Method of Data Collection………………………………………………………. 73
Method of Data Analysis ………………………………………………………… 74
On the site observation …………………………………………………………… 75
CHAPTER FOUR: PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA 76
Results of the Analysis of Research Questions ……………………………. 76
Hypotheses ………………………………………………………………………….. 91
The Results of Observations …………………………………………………… 101
Findings of the Study……………………………………………………………… 104
Testing Hypotheses ……………………………………………………………….. 109
Discussion of the Findings………………………………………………………. 111

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND
RECOMMENDATIONS………………………………………. 122
Re-statement of the Problem……………………………………………………. 122
Summary of Procedures Used ………………………………………………….. 123
Summary of the Findings………………………………………………………… 124
Implications of the Study………………………………………………………… 129
Conclusion …………………………………………………………………………… 129
Recommendations …………………………………………………………………. 130
Suggestions for Further Studies ……………………………………………….. 131
REFERENCES ………………………………………………………………………………… 132
APPENDICES
Appendix A: Letter of Request for Validation of Instrument …………. 144
Appendix B: Letter of Request for Completion of Questionnaire …… 145
Appendix C: Questionnaire …………………………………………………….. 146
Appendix D: Distribution of Population and Sample of HRM, graduates
of ITF and ITF TDO …………………………………………… 156
Appendix E: Distribution and Return rate of Completed
Questionnaire …………………………………………………… 157
Appendix F: Results of Computation of Cronbach Alphas (α)……….. 158
Appendix G: Results of Analysis of items Based on Research Questions 168

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