Managing Training and Development

Classroom based course with study materials, lecturer support and CPD Hours included

London Training For Excellence


£3,960 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
5 Days
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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Strategically investing in your employees\' training and development and building their skill sets can help your organisation achieve its desired results, enhance your company culture and assist your leaders in better managing talent. This course explores the critical areas of effective management of staff training: evaluating and prioritizing learning needs creating and planning staff development initiatives managing and administration of these programmes measuring results


Module 1 – The Training Function

  • Current trends in training and development
  • Key training and development roles
  • Aligning L&D strategy with HR and business strategy
  • Define and create your vision, mission and training function priorities

Module 2 -Analysis of training needs and interests

  • Conduct a training department systems audit
  • Using TNA to assist in the development of organisation and staff
  • Determine where you are in the training life cycle

Module 3 - Prioritising training needs and interests

  • Determine if training is the answer
  • Make vague training needs specific
  • Sort out training needs vs. wants
  • Set criteria for prioritisation – urgency, safety, legal requirements, efficiency, staff morale…

Module 4 - Developing a Training Programme

  • Goals and learning objectives
  • Content to be covered (leadership skills, communication skills, etc.).
  • Delivery format
  • In-house or out-sourced?
  • Selecting criteria to evaluate training proposals
  • Materials
  • Participants
  • Timing
  • Evaluating and measuring success

Module 5 - Building Partnerships with Management and Learners

  • Anticipating and responding to the organisation’s needs
  • Strategies to market your programmes effectively
  • Developing three-way partnerships

Module 6 - Administration and management of the training and development function

  • Systems for tracking training and development such as a Learning management system (LMS), HR information system (HRIS), or tracking spreadsheets
  • Annual training budget
  • Training and development schedule/programme
  • Training registration system
  • The manager\'s role in the training
  • Managing and developing the training staff

Module 7 - Managing the Training Budget

  • Create a training cost framework
  • Conduct a cost-benefit analysis (ROI)
  • Select key performance indicators to demonstrate training’s benefit

Module 8 - Evaluate your training and development

  • The Kirkpatrick 4-level Learning Evaluation Model
  • Gathering feedback and measuring learner satisfaction
  • Assessing knowledge/skills gained as a result of training
  • Assessing transfer of learning from classroom to the workplace (3–6 months post training)
  • Determining ROI of the training programme

Module 9 - Review and Action Planning

  • Putting it all into practice
  • Personal action planning

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