Human Resource Manager - Training and development help plan, conduct, and administer programs that train
employees and improve their skills and knowledge.
Training and Development HR Manager create, administer, and deliver training programs for businesses and
organizations. To do this, they must first assess the needs of an organization. Once those needs are determined,
specialists develop custom training programs that take place in classrooms or training facilities. Training programs
are increasingly delivered through computers, tablets, or other handheld electronic devices.
Training and Development HR Manager organize or deliver training sessions using lectures, group discussions, team
exercises, hands-on examples, and other formats. Training can be in the form of a video, self-guided instructional
manual, or online application. Training also may be collaborative, which allows employees to connect informally with
experts, mentors, and colleagues, often through the use of technology. They may monitor instructor's, guide
employees through media-based programs, or facilitate informal or collaborative learning programs.
Their work involves assessing training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, or consultations with
managers or instructors, designing and creating training manuals, online learning modules, and course materials,
reviewing training materials from a variety of vendors and choose appropriate materials and delivering training to
employees using a variety of instructional techniques.HR Training and development manager monitor and evaluate
training programs to ensure they are current and effective, select and assign instructors or vendors to conduct
training and perform administrative tasks such as monitoring costs, scheduling classes, setting up systems and
equipment, and coordinating enrollment.
Human Resources Managers typically work in an office setting with a typical nine to five work week. Training and
development managers typically work in offices. Some travel between a main office and regional offices or training
facilities. They spend much of their time working with people and overseeing training activities. Most training and
development managers work full time during regular business hours. However, training and development managers
do work overtime more than the average HR manager whenever needed.
Entry Level Education
- Bachelor’s /Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
- Master’s Degree is preferred.