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Career Details :: Training and Development Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization.
A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Analyzes training needs to develop new training programs or modify and improve existing programs.
- Plans and develops training procedures utilizing knowledge of relative effectiveness of individual training, classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops.
- Formulates training policies and schedules, utilizing knowledge of identified training needs.
- Evaluates effectiveness of training programs and instructor performance.
- Develops and organizes training manuals, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials.
- Coordinates established courses with technical and professional courses provided by community schools and designates training procedures.
- Develops testing and evaluation procedures.
- Confers with management and supervisory personnel to identify training needs based on projected production processes, changes, and other factors.
- Reviews and evaluates training and apprenticeship programs for compliance with government standards.
- Prepares training budget for department or organization.
- Trains instructors and supervisors in effective training techniques.
- Interprets and clarifies regulatory policies governing apprenticeship training programs and provides information and assistance to trainees and labor and management representatives.
General Work Activities
- Communicating With Other Workers
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Coaching and Developing Others
- Teaching Others
- Provide Consultation & Advice to Others
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Supervise, Coach, Train Others
- Objective or Subjective Information
- Coordinate or Lead Others
- Consequence of Error