What Skills Should a Training and Development Manager Have?

Learning Strategies

Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

Instructing

Teaching others how to do something.

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Speaking

Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Writing

Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Critical Thinking

Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Active Learning

Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

Monitoring

Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Judgment and Decision Making

Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Persuasion

Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

Time Management

Managing one's own time and the time of others.

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people.

Management of Financial Resources

Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

Complex Problem Solving

Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Management of Personnel Resources

Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

Systems Analysis

Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

Systems Evaluation

Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

Negotiation

Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

Mathematics

Using mathematics to solve problems.

Management of Material Resources

Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

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What Does a Training and Development Manager Do?

Training and Development Managers Plan, direct, or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization.

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What Subjects Should I Study to Become a Training and Development Manager?
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What Tools and Technologies Are Training and Development Managers Using to Do Their Job?
Tools

Videoconferencing equipment

Universal serial bus USB flash drives

Personal computers

Technologies

Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator

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How Much Experience is Needed to Become a Training and Development Manager?

A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for this occupation. For example, a person in this occupation must complete four years of college and work for several years in industry to be considered qualified.

  • 51.85% said they needed a Bachelor's Degree.

  • 18.52% said they needed a Master's Degree.

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