Roles and responsibilities of Training manager

Jawahar .G.Objective of this session • By the end of the session the students will be able to understand and explain various qualities of training manager that makes them good trainer. changing role of a training manager and challenges to him by using a case study in a given class room environment Roles and responsiblities of training manager A presentation by Dr.

Outline of the session • • • • Qualities of a training manager Changing role of Training manager Challenges faced by a Training manager Case study and discussion Roles and responsiblities of training manager A presentation by Dr.G.Jawahar .

Qualities of a Training Manager • • • • • • • • • • Approachable Aware of role requirements Creativity Empathic Enthusiastic Mental Agility People skills Practices what is preached Punctual Self awareness A presentation by Dr.Jawahar Roles and responsiblities of training manager .G.

Qualities… • Self development motivation • Sensitivity • Training skills and knowledge • Articulate • Commitment • Credible • Enjoys working with people • • • • • • Positive attitude Programme skills Resilience Self confidence Sense of humor Stress management.G.Jawahar . Understandable • Flexible • Organizational and task /skill knowledge Roles and responsiblities of training manager A presentation by Dr.

G. • Need to become a ‘Learning organization’ • Need to adopt to the situation and changing culture Roles and responsiblities of training manager A presentation by Dr.Changing role of the trainer • The economic.Jawahar . technological. social and political context within which organizations are now required to operate is in a state of continual flux.

G.Jawahar .Changing role… • From being passive to being more active in communicating the benefits of training • From reactive to proactive response in dealing with performance problems • Converting problems in to opportunities • From peripheral to perceiving themselves as central and key influence to the organization to realize organizational objectives • From merely a technologist to developing a strategic role –direction to learning function and formulating training policy Roles and responsiblities of training manager A presentation by Dr.

G. Setting training goals • Visonory: As a perspective thinker he develops a long term vision for the organization and training function Roles and responsiblities of training manager A presentation by Dr.Role of training manager… • Trainer: Actually carrying out training • Provider: Designing. updating. controlling developing the training function.Jawahar . and recommend solutions • Innovator: Supporting and assisting organizations to bring about effective change and solve performance problem • Learning specialist • Planner. maintaining and delivering training programme • Internal Consultant: Analyze organizational problems. Administrator and organizer: planning organizing.

The consultancy role of trainer Initial Contract and gaining Entry Preliminary problem identification and definition Contracting Investigation Feedback to client Decide and plan course of action with client Design learning strategy. activities and methods Resource and implement Evaluate Roles and responsiblities of training manager A presentation by Dr.G.Jawahar .

Ensuring own development Institutional challenges: How to build good institutions for the well being of HRD department is a big task Ideological challenge: Challenge to be free from favoritism/ nepotism: Maintaining ethics and values: BIG CHALLENGE TO TRAINING PROFESSION AS SUCH : DIFFERENT PEOPLE UNDERSTAND DIFFERENTLY ABOUT TRAINNG FUNCTION Roles and responsiblities of training manager A presentation by Dr..Jawahar . and to deliver training which provides demonstrable. using new equipments and resource material has to be up dated and should be able to handle Strategic challenge: The strategic challenge is to monitor and respond to expected changes in skill requirements. Process challenges: New methods of training is being uploaded in the training field.G. technology. to manage ongoing professional development. E learning new software etc. legislations.Challenges of a training manager • • • • • • • • • • • Financial challenges: Often training manager has to work with a challenge from finance department about budget and cost estimate and source of training Technical challenges: He/she has to keep updated with all latest changes in rules regulations. measurable bottom line results. both short and the long term. Professional challenge: To keep updated with changing practices and skill.

Travails of a training manager A case study.Jawahar . • Please form group of three and discuss the case – Identify the problem – Analyze the possible solutions – Answer the question given at the end of the case. Roles and responsiblities of training manager A presentation by Dr.G.

But if it is carried out with passion.Jawahar .Conclusion • Training a complex function at times you may get frustration. you may get enormous job satisfaction and pleasure resulting in organizational effectiveness Roles and responsiblities of training manager A presentation by Dr.G.

Jawahar .G.References • Reading hand book of AIMA • The theory and Practice of Training by – Roger Buckley and Jim Caple Roles and responsiblities of training manager A presentation by Dr.