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.

What responsibilities are common for Training Manager jobs?
  • 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
What are the typical qualifications for Training Manager jobs?
  • 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
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.5 ★
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Career Opportunity
3.8 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

How much does a Training Manager make near United States?

$74,253 /yr
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Training Manager Career Path

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Training Manager Insights

Read what Training Manager professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
MOM's Organic MarketMOM's Organic Market
Manager In Training (MIT)
Sep 16, 2021

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

Universal Plant ServiceUniversal Plant Service
Quality Control Safety and Training Manager
May 15, 2021

“Can be disorganized because it was contract work and most of the supervisors didn't care how things got done”

Head Of Training
Jul 4, 2022

“The Croud culture is fantastic and the people are some of the best I have ever worked with.”

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Manager In Training (MIT)
Jun 20, 2023

“The people I work with are great we have fun and we get the job done.”

Sales Training Manager
Dec 3, 2021

“I was harassed and threatened etc. for almost two years and nothing was ever done.”

Hendrick Automotive GroupHendrick Automotive Group
Vice President Training
Jul 13, 2023

“Hendrick Automotive Group provides the best opportunity for growth and advancement in the automotive industry.”

Connolly Motor GroupConnolly Motor Group
Training Manager
Nov 4, 2022

“Connolly Motor Group invest heavily in staff training and want to provide the best quality learning opportunities.”

Solo (UT)Solo (UT)
Training Supervisor
Dec 22, 2021

“There are so many opportunities at Solo and I have met some of my greatest friends working here.”

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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a Training Manager

When working as a Training Manager, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Strong WORK Ethic, Views, Cocoa, Team Leadership, and Excellent Customer Service.

The most similar professions to Training Manager are:
  • Training
  • Training Consultant
  • Training Specialist
  • Training and Development Manager

The most common qualifications to become a Training Manager include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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Training and Development Manager
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