What does a Training Manager do?

A Training Manager is an essential part of the hiring and training process within a company. A Training Manager works with Human Resources and supervisors to identify training requirements and develops plans for training new and existing employees. Additionally, a Training Manager has advanced experience with instructional methods, team coaching and skill development. They use these skills to support the rest of their team and ensure all employees are properly trained and working to company standards.

Many Training Managers have worked within the company or industry for an extended period and have a detailed understanding of business policy and training processes. A Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related educational field is beneficial to fully understand the scope of training needs and company policy. Individuals who possess excellent leadership skills and in team settings tend to excel in the Training Manager position.

  • Organize meetings with management before preparing course materials to ensure a detailed understanding of training subjects and processes
  • Continually research methods and techniques in workplace training and remain up-to-date on developments within the industry and competitors
  • Collect information from senior management and other departments regarding how well employees retain information and use the concepts learned in training courses
  • Administer tests after the completion of training courses to determine the effectiveness of training strategies
  • Create printed and instructional materials to be distributed during training
  • Actively seek current training methods and best practices to facilitate training employees
  • Conduct regular meetings with senior management to identify subjects be addressed or areas in need of additional instruction
  • Create internal marketing materials to be distributed throughout the company to announce training programs and details
  • Experience analyzing company needs, lesson planning, development and implementation
  • Extensive knowledge teaching theory for creating effective creating instructional materials
  • Bachelor's degree in Education or Human Resources field is preferred
  • Instructional experience in a group business setting
  • Proficient using Microsoft Suite
  • Strong understanding of business goals and standards for customer service
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management and other departments
  • Experience developing yearly training plans and materials for all departments throughout the company
  • Ability to effectively organize and manage multiple training initiatives simultaneously
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Work/Life Balance
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Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
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Avg. Experience8+ years

Training Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

$72,747 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$43K
Median: $73K
$123K
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Training Manager Career Path

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L2
Training Manager
$72,747/yr
L3
L4
Leader of HR
$112,864/yr
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Manager In Training (MIT)
Sep 16, 2021

“I have met few really great people here and they either quit or get fired unfairly”

European Metal RecyclingEuropean Metal Recycling
Training Manager
Sep 17, 2020

“Their IT infrastructure is a joke; however your personal IT equipment and PPE is excellent.”

Renewal By AndersenRenewal By Andersen
Sales Training Manager
Jan 25, 2021

“The compensation is incredible and I get to work with the best sales management team in the country.”

StarTekStarTek
Quality and Training Manager
Nov 4, 2020

“fun and great people you work with”

L'OréalL'Oréal
Training Manager
Jun 24, 2019

“Career Growth and Development”

WhiteHat JrWhiteHat Jr
Training Manager
Jul 22, 2020

“If your performance is really good then you can get a chance to get a promotion irrespective of work duration in this company.”

US Air ForceUS Air Force
Training Manager
Apr 8, 2020

“Physical Training requirements are not the same for males and females.”

EpsilonEpsilon
Senior Manager Training
Jul 26, 2020

“Good rewards and recognitions.”

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