Start with the end in mind. Rebecca asked us what we wanted this project to look like at the end. I thought I'd start putting some of it together. This follows Gupta's form - NA Rpt template. I'll put this in Googlewave for brainstorming.

Overview

This needs assessment was conducted to map out a base foundation of skills and knowledge that will serve as the basis for planning and tracking the professional development of newly hired college graduates into the engineering organization of NetApp. Having a clear development plan will focus the NCG to build on a core set of workplace competencies consisting of both hard and soft skills for their success and job satisfaction.


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Findings



From Template
[Insert one or two sentences that overview what was accomplished in this reporting period.] [Insert one sentence stating why this accomplishment is important for the project and organization.] The following sections summarize the goals, process, findings, and recommendations for this phase.
Goals
1. [List a goal for the project or phase here.]
2. [List another goal for the project or phase here.]
3. [Continue listing project goals.]

Process
1. [List a process step for the project or phase.]
2. [List another process step for the project or phase.]

3. [Continue listing process steps and writing descriptions as needed.
Findings
1. [List a finding for the project or phase here.]
2. [List another finding for the project or phase here.]
3. [Continue listing findings as needed.]

Recommendations
[Summarize the recommendations for the phase and project, which are based on the findings, in one or two paragraphs.]


Recommendations