The purpose for Kirkpatrick’s evaluation is to determine the effectiveness of a training program. According to this model, evaluation should always begin with level one, and then, as time and budget allows, should move sequentially through levels two, three, and four. Information from each prior level serves as a base for the next level\'s evaluation.
The purpose of Brinkerhoff’s SCM to prove and to improve impact. It is a cost effective way in determining which components of initiative are working and which are not, and reporting result in a way that organizational leaders can easily understand and believe.