Needs assessment is a systematic process pertaining to determining and approaching needs, or “gaps” involving current conditions and desired conditions or perhaps “wants”. The discrepancy between your current condition and wanted condition should be measured to appropriately identify your need. The need can be a desire to strengthen current performance as well as to correct a lack of. A needs assessment is an element of planning processes, often useful for improvement in men and women, education/training, organizations, or perhaps communities. It can perfect and improve a product for instance a training or service complaintant receives.