||How To Manage Training: Facilitating Workplace Learning for High Performance
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Now more than ever, a versatile, well-trained workforce is critical to an organization's success. Written for managers from a wide range of functional areas, this course gives any manager responsible for training the tools to help employees learn more, perform better, and work smarter. This comprehensive, up-to-date guide targets the roles necessary to manage training and learning in an organization: champion, builder, performance consultant, supporter, administrator, and keeper of the budget.
Filled with expert information and real-world scenarios, this new Self-Study course uses
diagrams, charts, exercises, and a collection of tools for training delivery to help managers anticipate and solve a broad range of training challenges–for their own departments or for the entire organization.
How to Manage Training: Facilitating Workplace Learning for High Performance delivers the knowledge, skills, and guidance managers need to become true learning leaders.
You'll learn how to:
- Develop a sample business plan for training
- Deliver learning experiences in a wide range of formats
- Create programs for peer-to-peer assistance and collegial problem solving
- Foster coaching and mentoring in the workplace
- Promote learning and training opportunities at all levels in the organization
Develop the skills to manage training, facilitate workplace learning, and
enhance organizational effectiveness.
About This Course:
How to Manage Training: Facilitating Workplace Learning for High Performance
grew out of AMA's commitment to provide managers with new tools to
advance their careers as they refocus or expand their managerial talents to
facilitate workplace learning. In this course, managers from all kinds of
backgrounds gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to create and
sustain a successful environment for learning, a key factor in achieving
competitive advantage in today's business climate.
This course is designed to help you learn–efficiently and effectively–to
manage the various tasks associated with being in charge of training. The material
is organized in six chapters, each representing a particular role: those of
champion, builder, performance consultant, supporter, administrator, and
budget keeper. You learn the basics of the roles and responsibilities of training–
for your own organization or department or for the entire company.
You build on those interpersonal skills and managerial competencies you
already possess that are the characteristics of a true learning leader. How to
Manage Training: Facilitating Workplace Learning for High Performance includes
specific objectives to guide your own learning, useful graphic elements and
models to help you when you perform the role of trainer, examples of things
that work, clear and explanatory narrative text, and multiple-choice test
questions to help you assess what you don't know as well as verify what
How to Manage Training: Facilitating Workplace Learning for High
Performance by Carolyn Nilson is a companion course to How to Train
Employees: A Guide for Managers by Bobette Hayes Williamson.
Dr. Carolyn Nilson has devoted four decades to workplace learning
and has held technical, consulting, and managerial positions in corporations,
associations, and government agencies. At Combustion Engineering
(ABB), as manager of simulation training, she was responsible for design
and delivery for international clients in Norway, Germany, Canada,
Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, and China. Dr. Nilson held the executive position
as training director at a management consulting firm with a broad base of
clients in the New York metropolitan area, responsible for budgets and
supervision of a professional training staff of five in all areas of training on
client projects–management, needs analysis, design, delivery, evaluation,
and customer service. She was an instructional design professional at Bell
Laboratories, where she was part of the Advanced Programs, Standards,
Audits, and Inspections group of the Systems Training Center. Dr. Nilson
has consulted to government agencies, including the World Bank, the U.S.
Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Agency
for International Development, the National Institute of Education, and
the U.S. Armed Services Institute.
Carolyn Nilson is the author of 30 books on training management and
on design, delivery, and evaluation. Two of her books have been translated
into Spanish and Chinese. Her books include: Training for Non-Trainers, How
to Manage Training : A Guide to Design and Delivery for High Performance, How to
Start a Training Program, Training Program Workbook & Kit, The AMA Trainer's
Activity Book, Team Games for Trainers, Lunch and Learn, The Performance
Consulting Toolbook, seven annual editions of The Training & Development
Yearbook, and others. She holds a doctorate from Rutgers University with a
specialty in measurement and evaluation in technical training.
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