This book is designed for the manager who recognises the need both for a coherent training strategy and for training itself that is professionally planned and organised. Whether you are a full-time training manager, or line manager with responsibility for implementing training, this book will act as a constant source of guidance and helpful advice.
Most would agree that training is an integral part of developing high performance executives. But how much of all the time, effort and cost invested – both from trainee and organisation – comes back in improved performance and profitability?
Packed with checklists, self-help questions, summaries, well-constructed diagrams and charts to highlight key learning points the updated Training Manager’s Desktop Guide is the ideal companion for any executive responsible for the training function.
It takes you through the full process of how to define and develop a mission statement, key result areas and a coherent training strategy for your training department. It delves into the fundamentals of the Training Needs Analysis and managing your training needs and importantly your training budget!
In short, this Desktop Guide is a constant source of guidance and helpful advice for all responsible for the training function.
Eddie Davies, MA, Chartered Fellow CIPD, Management Development Consultant is a human resource development specialist with over 25 years experience gained with national organisations as a manager, trainer, consultant and coach. He moved into training and development following 12 years experience with the Manpower Services Commission.
He established his own consultancy in 1989 working both with his own clients and as an Associate with leading consultancies. He has provided training and development solutions for clients in industry and commerce, the health service, local and central government, university business schools, executive agencies, public utilities and national charities.
Eddie is a member of the British Association for Counselling, he is an Accredited Psychometric Test Provider and a Member of the Select Consultants Register of the Institute of Personnel Management.