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Managing Training and Development

Location: Madrid, Spain

Dates:  10 July – 14 July, 2017

Course fee: 3000€ + VAT 

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Programme Overview
The training and development function can help plan and shape a workforce to meet ever changing business needs and there is a clear link between learning, motivation and the achievement of corporate goals. To do this successfully, the function need efficient administration. This course provides you with the practical skills to proactively manage the training and development function in your organization.

As an effective Training and Development Manager you will recognise the importance of delivering a service that meets business needs. This course will provide the skills and knowledge to help you to ensure that your Training and development department is at the heart of your organisation, from strategic objectives to front line delivery. You will learn about setting the strategic vision, agreeing objectives, identifying business learning needs, evaluating interventions, measuring results, marketing the Training and development function and providing an internal consultancy service.
Who should attend
Both new and experienced Training and Development professionals who want to ensure that their function provides a cost-effective result driven service aligned to business objectives.

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Training objectives
By the end of this training course, participants will:
  • Conduct a needs assessment to identify and establish priorities regarding training and development activities in order to develop a strategic training plan
  • Explore ways in which the training and development function can provide support and ensure best value from training interventions
  • Develop/select and implement employee training programmes (for example, leadership skills, computer skills) to increase individual and organizational effectiveness
  • Evaluate effectiveness of training programmes using different metrics
  • Develop/select and evaluate performance appraisal process (for example, instruments, ranking and rating scales, relationship to compensation, frequency)
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate performance management programmes and procedures (for example, goal setting, job rotations, and promotions)
  • Analyse costs and benefits and discuss return on investment
  • Influence and persuade others of the added value of training and development through marketing.
Course Outline
Understanding Training and Development
  • Career development and leadership development theories and applications
  • Organizational Development theories and applications

Strategic approach to Training and Development
  • Strategic approach to managing training and development
  • Current trends affecting the management of learning and development

Training Needs Analysis
  • Strategic issues in training needs analysis, sources of training and development needs, type of needs and impact on strategy, methods for gathering needs
  • Tasks/process analysis
  • Training plan and budget

Performance management
  • Performance appraisal method (instruments, ranking, rating scales etc.)
  • Performance management methods (Management by objectives (MOB), job rotations, promotions

Implementing the Training
  • Training programme development techniques to create general and specialized training programmes
  • Training methods, facilitation techniques, instructional methods, and programme delivery mechanisms

Operating as an internal consultant
  • Defining internal consultancy
  • Types of help (advantages and disadvantages)
  • Types of consultative approaches, stages of internal consulting

Measuring results
  • Impact of legislation on implementing the strategy
  • Evaluating the contribution of learning and development
  • Costing, cost comparison and cost benefit analysis
  • Collecting evaluation data
  • Techniques to assess training programme effectiveness

Marketing the function
  • Marketing the function
  • Internal marketing
  • Learning and development product and service life cycles
  • Methods for promoting learning and development

Other issues
  • New ways of learning – Computer-Based Training, E-learning, Simulators, Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR)
  • Learning and Competency Management Systems
To enhance learning effectiveness, hand on experience will be emphasised in this programme through role-plays in class presentation, group facilitation and class critique.
Case studies, group discussions and video support will also be used to enhance learning experience. Fun quizzes will be injected to provide formative assessment and a fun learning environment.
Classes, books and training materials.
Entry level test.
Free Internet access.
International certificate upon completion of the course.
Coffee breaks and a buffet lunch daily.

*Fees do not include charges for travel and accommodation costs
Tuition fees include
    Learn, improve and share new skills with best instructors
    Make your professional network wider, meeting new people of your area
    Choose best venue with big variety of locations of courses
    Receive one year post-training support
    Enjoy your time with our cultural programs
    Maximize your flexibility with online courses
Training Location
Madrid, Spain
Managing Training and Development

10 July – 14 July, 2017

Course fee
3000€ + VAT 
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