The Training Manager's Desktop Guide

  • 3h 17m
  • Eddie Davies
  • Thorogood
  • 2001

Most people would agree that training is a vital part of professional development. But how much of all the time, effort and cost invested—by both learner and organization—comes back in improved performance and profitability?

The Training Manager’s Desktop Guide is designed for the manager who recognizes the need both for a coherent training strategy and for training itself that is professionally planned and organized. Whether you are a full-time training manager, or line manager with responsibility for implementing training, this book will act as a constant source of guidance and helpful advice.

About the Authors

Eddie Davies MA MCIPD is a human resource development specialist with over 25 years experience gained with national organisations as a manager, trainer, consultant and coach. He moved into training and development following 12 years experience with the Manpower Services Commission during which time he became the Regional Marketing Officer for all 120 London job centres.

He established his own Management Training Consultancy in 1989 and his work since has involved him in extensive travel throughout the UK. Working both with his own clients, and as an Associate with several leading HRD consultancies, he specialises in helping managers and staff to apply interpersonal skills to get the best results at work.

His expertise has been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development – who have elected him onto their select Consultant's Register – and by Fenman Training, who made him the ‘Fenman Author of the Year’ in 1996. He is also the author of seven best-selling Trainer's Activity Packs published by Fenman Training.

In this Book

  • The Training Management Function
  • The Training Function and Organisational Strategy
  • Training and the Wider Environment
  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Designing Effective Training—An Overview
  • Planning to Meet Your Needs
  • Managing Training Budgets
  • Choosing the Right Learning Opportunity
  • Selecting the Right Trainer for Your Training Department
  • Preparing Your Material
  • Writing Training Materials
  • Delivering a Training Session – How to Make an Effective Presentation
  • Developing Training Skills
  • On-the-Job Training
  • How do I Evaluate the Effectiveness of Training?
  • Continuous Professional Development