Training and development managers plan, direct, or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization.
An assistant manager's training and development job description includes plans and coordinates the skill development courses and job training programs, for the training and development of an organization's new or current employees, in the most cost-efficient way possible, to make the most out of people's talents and help them develop to their full potential. They ensure every team member, no matter the role, knows exactly what they need to know to own their responsibilities.
Training and development managers identify and arrange suitable training initiatives for company-wide employees. They actively search, design and implement creative methods for employee enhancement and education to improve performance.
Training and development managers perform the tasks of training and management, coaching and corporate culture and talent management. The skills required for training and development manager include excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation skills, adeptness with a variety of multimedia training platforms and methods, ability to evaluate and research training options and alternatives and the ability to design and implement effective training and development.
Education requirements include a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and experience in designing and implementing employee development programs. With the right experience and skills, training and development manager's salary increases.
To be successful, a training and development manager should be Idea-driven, flexible, adaptable, extroverted and a strong leader.
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