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Managing the training Function Course

May 6 @ 8:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm EAT

Managing the Training Function Training
Given the rapid pace of change in today’s business environment, employees must continually learn through their
careers to maintain performance and ensure business sustainability. The Managing the Training Function program
enables delegates to understand the key elements of managing training in small and large organizations and to bring
the training function into the strategic core of an organization.
This program will to provide trainees with the necessary techniques to address employee training and development
needs in alignment with the overall strategic goals of the organization.
Expected Training Outcomes
By attending this program participants will:
ü Understand the role of the training function and align it with all HRD functions.
ü Formulate training objectives in relation to the organization’s business strategy.
ü Anticipate changing training needs
ü Learn how to use a comprehensive department systems audit to assess how your function is operating in ten key areas.
ü Develop an internal consulting approach to your role as manager.
ü Examine when and how to use 9 types of assessment tools to diagnose performance problems and identify training needs.
ü Apply a nine-part plan to build alliances and work successfully with line managers and employees.
ü Identify essential elements of a performance improvement plan.
ü Determine what to include in a client service agreement to address performance issues.
ü Use competency models in defining training.
ü Determine training versus non-training needs.
ü Transfer the training plan into operational reality.
ü Calculate the training ROI.
ü Implement the talent management principles.
Key Training Modules
Training Function Fundamental’s
• Stay up to date- trends in training
• Identify key training and development roles
• Define and create your vision, mission and training function priorities
• Learn tips on keeping your sanity as a staff of one
• Conduct a training department systems audit
• Manage and develop the training staff
Internal Consulting Skills
• Determine where are you in the life cycle of a training department
• Compare traditional training and performance consulting approaches
• Use a continuum of internal consulting roles
• Analyze your role in the organization
• Identify who are your clients
• Use an eight-step consulting process
• Differentiate between a trainer vs. consultant vs. change agent
Diagnosing Problems
• Examine the manager’s role in using nine training department audit tools
• Determine if training Is the answer
• Make vague training needs specific
• Identify survey assessment issues
• Using surveys: Sort out training needs vs. wants
• Use training design tools to diagnose problems
Developing a Plan
• Learn the ten components of a performance improvement plan
• Decide whether to use existing materials or create new ones
• Review a performance improvement plan example
• Identify criteria for reviewing training proposals
• Use a tool to compare training delivery methods
• Determine how you will contract with your client
Build a Partnership with Management and Learners
• Check your influencing style
• Be more responsive to the organization
• Apply strategies to market your programs effectively
• Develop three-way partnerships
Managing the Budget
• Cost justify training
• Create a training cost framework
• Conduct a cost-benefit analysis
• Find performance indicators to demonstrate training’s benefit
• Apply tools to a summary case study
Way forward After the Training
Participants will develop a work plan through the help of facilitators that stipulates application of skills acquired in
improving their organizations. ASPM will monitor implementation progress after the training
Training Evaluation:
Participants will undertake a simple need assessment before the training to identify the knowledge gaps and also after
the training so as to monitor knowledge and skills gained through the training

May 6 @ 8:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm
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+254 737 022726


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+254 737 022726

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