The purpose of the entire self-study process is improvement through a structural evaluation. Writing a self-study in glowing terms while glossing over weak areas fools no one, most of all a skilled team of accrediting experts.
Office of Faculty Development, U.S. Army Field Artillery School
The concept of a systems approach to training is based on an overall view of the
training process and by the ability to respond to identified needs. The SAT process includes five phases: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation.