Training and Development Manager

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What do they do?

Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. Plan, direct or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization. 

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Some typical job duties include:

  • Monitor, evaluate, or record training activities or program effectiveness. 
  • Offer specific training programs to help workers maintain or improve job skills.
  • Assess training needs through surveys, interview with employees, focus groups, or consultation with managers, instructors, or customer representatives.
  • Develop alternative training methods if expected improvements are not seen.
  • Organize and develop, or obtain, training procedure manuals and guides and course materials such as handouts and visual materials.

Most Important Occupational Skills:

Basic Skills

  • Speaking
  • Learning Strategies
  • Active Listening

Technical Skills

  • Operation Analysis
  • Quality Control Analysis

Social Skills

  • Instructing
  • Coordination
  • Social Perceptiveness

 Systems Skills

  •  Judgment and Decision Making
  •  Systems Analysis
  •  Systems Evaluation

Problem Solving Skills

  • Complex Problem Solving 

Resource Management Skills

  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Time Management
  • Management of Financial Resources

Just the Facts

  • Salary range: $30,000-$100,000+ 
  • Education and Professional Requirements: Bachelor's degree for entry, with post-graduate degree, multiple years of related work experience and professional certification for advancement.
  • Possible career path: Training and Development Specialist > Training and Development Manager > Vice President, Human Resources

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