Training & Development Managers

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Education and Development Manager, Education Director, Training Director, Training Manager

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What they do:
Plan, direct, or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization.
On the job, you would:
  • Analyze training needs to develop new training programs or modify and improve existing programs.
  • Evaluate instructor performance and the effectiveness of training programs, providing recommendations for improvement.
  • Plan, develop, and provide training and staff development programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops.


Education and Training

  • teaching and course design

Arts and Humanities

  • English language


  • customer service
  • management

Math and Science

  • psychology


Basic Skills

  • using the best training or teaching strategies for learning new things
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions


  • teaching people how to do something
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it



  • communicate by speaking
  • communicate by writing

Ideas and Logic

  • come up with lots of ideas
  • use rules to solve problems


People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Initiative
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Self Control


You might use software like this on the job:

Presentation software

  • Caliban Mindwear HyperGASP
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology In Demand

Computer based training software

  • Common Curriculum
  • Moodle

Web page creation and editing software

  • Adobe Systems Adobe Dreamweaver
  • SAFARI Video Networks eZediaQTI


Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
master's degree
usually needed

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