Training and Development Specialist

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

With an understanding of all areas of the organization, training and development specialists provide information and modes of training for employees. Additionally, they monitor training costs and prepare budgets for use in training programs or to inform management of training program status. These specialists analyze organizational training needs or evaluate training effectiveness and outcomes.

Also known as: Corporate Trainer, E-Learning Developer, Job Training Specialist, Management Development Specialist, Senior Instructor, Supervisory Training Specialist, Technical Trainer, Trainer, Training Specialist
Active Learning
Active Listening
Complex Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Decision Making
Learning Strategies
Personnel Management
Operations Analysis
Reading Comprehension
Service Orientation
Social Perceptiveness
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Time Management
Design, plan, organize or direct orientation and training programs for employees or customers
Offer specific training programs to help workers maintain or improve job skills
Obtain, organize or develop training procedure manuals, guides or course materials
Monitor, evaluate or record training activities or program effectiveness
Keep up with developments in area of expertise by reading current journals, books or magazine articles
Attend meetings or seminars to obtain information for use in training programs or to inform management of training program status
Monitor training costs and prepare budget reports to justify expenditures
Schedule classes based on availability of classrooms, equipment or instructors
Supervise, evaluate or refer instructors to skill development classes
Devise programs to develop executive potential among employees in lower-level positions

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