Education and Training Manager

Manage training of personnel and staff development programs.
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Salary Range
$50,000 – $149,000

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What do Education and Training Managers do?

Plans, coordinates, and directs personnel training and staff development programs for industrial, commercial, service, or governmental establishment: Confers with management and supervisory personnel in order to determine training needs. Compiles data and analyzes past and current year training requirements to prepare budgets and justify funds requested, using calculator or computer. Formulates training policies and schedules, utilizing knowledge of identified training needs, company production processes, business systems, or changes in products, procedures, or services. Designates training procedures, utilizing knowledge of effectiveness of such methods as individual training, group instruction, lectures, on-the-job training, demonstrations, conferences, meetings, and workshops. Organizes and develops training manuals, reference library, testing and evaluation procedures, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials. Trains assigned instructors and supervisors in effective techniques for training in such areas as those concerned with new employee orientation, specific on-the-job training, apprenticeship programs, sales techniques, health and safety practices, public relations, refresher training, promotional development, upgrading, retraining, and leadership development. Updates records and compiles statistical reports on interviews, transfers, performance rating, and promotions to evaluate performance of instructors and monitor progress of trainees. May coordinate established courses with technical and professional courses offered by community schools. May screen, test, counsel, and recommend employees for educational programs or for promotion or transfer. May write applications and proposals to submit to fund-granting authorities, such as government and foundations.


Should I be an Education and Training Manager?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • Also known as: Director of Educational Services, E-Learning Manager, Labor Training Manager, Learning Manager See More

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