So What is a Skills Matrix? In simple terms, a Skills Matrix is a management tool that rates and scores each employee on the knowledge that it takes to do the job. There are several reasons why you as a manager would want such a tool: 1. A skills matrix helps managers establish a detailed assessment of individual employee’s capabilities. 2.

Download the training needs analysis template. Step 2. List the skills or competencies down the left hand side of the spreadsheet that are associated with the role. If you can do so, create section headings and group the skills. Step 3. List the people across the top of the spreadsheet that you want to complete the training needs analysis for ...