Essentials of Being a Successful Training Coordinator

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As a training coordinator, you are a human resource specialist who implements talent development solutions. In this role, you assess staff needs, assist with the design of training materials, coordinate the delivery of training programs (whether developed internally or sourced externally), and monitor the results. In addition, you are often responsible for administrative tasks relating to training technology, internal consulting about training, project management, and working with outside vendors.

Gain a strong foundation to help you manage your diverse job roles and responsibilities. Develop a working knowledge of the basic skills used for instructional design and the integration of technology as a training device and management tool. Build your influencing skills to aid your interactions with peers, clients, and management.

The role of a training coordinator is an exciting one in any organization. You get the opportunity to touch many of the various roles within training: instructional design, assessment and evaluation, managing operations and project timelines, and occasionally executing some of the training itself. On top of that, you get to interact with employees before, during, and after training, along with inside and outside of training. But where do you start? It seems a little overwhelming, right?

In this three-part interactive course, participants will be introduced to and practice applying the key actions and outputs required to successfully support the efforts of a training team to execute learning events. Case study analysis during the course will prepare participants to apply the concepts of basic instructional design and training delivery, project management, and event logistics for when they return to work. Additionally, this course will strengthen participants’ ability to be the voice of reason for training in their organization—assisting them in making a business case for training, handling difficult people, and preparing to be an internal consultant.

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  • Jan 10-24, 2019
  • Apr 04-18, 2019
  • Jul 11-25, 2019
  • Oct 03-17, 2019
Course Information
Why You Should Attend?
  • Support all aspects of training design, development, and execution from beginning to end.
  • Understand the role that technology plays in various aspects of the training process.
  • Apply principles of influence to promote training and safe learning environments.
What to Expect?
  • Interactive Format: During this online workshop, you will collaborate in real time with your facilitator and classmates through interactive group discussions, polls, chats, and whiteboard design sessions.
  • Supplemental Resources: This workshop includes electronic tools and templates to help you apply what you learned.
  • Technical Requirements: This program is conducted in the WebEx Training Center. Special software is not required. You only need a standard web browser and telephone or VoIP capability to participate. In addition, it is strongly recommended to use a desktop or laptop computer as using a tablet or mobile device severely limits your ability to fully and actively participate in the program. Active participation is a completion requirement of ATD and includes, but is not limited to, participating in virtual classroom activities, discussions, breakout sessions, and intersession work.
Who Should Attend?

This program is for the training coordinator who wants to learn the fundamentals and logistics of supporting a training department and learning programs. It’s especially good for someone new to the profession, but a great refresher for someone taking on a new role in the department.

ATD Education programs are designed primarily for learning professionals – trainers, instructional designers, and organizational development practitioners – but also greatly benefit anyone within an organization who is responsible for developing others, from managers to human resources specialists.

What Will I Learn?

After this program, you will be able to:

  • Define the roles of a training coordinator.
  • Understand the steps in the ADDIE training design and development model.
  • Use project management techniques to plan and manage training program design and development.
  • Use learning management systems to provide training, keep records, and produce required reports.
  • Identify and diffuse difficult situations.
  • Provide training programs by partnering with external consultants and vendors.
How Long Is This Course?
  • Online: 3 sessions, 4.5 hours total
  • On-Site: Flexible dates & duration
Can I Earn Credit?

Earn .45 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program. This program may be eligible for up to 4.5 CPLP recertification points. This program may be eligible for up to 4.5 APTD recertification points.

What Is The Attendance Policy?

Participation in all online sessions at their currently scheduled day and time is mandatory to receive completion for the program and any applicable credits. Please note that viewing a recording will not fulfill the attendance requirement. Participants who fulfill all program requirements will see their completion status reflected on their transcript in the ATD Learning Portal and will receive an email verifying their completion of the program.

ATD requires active participation through the program to receive credit for the class. Active participation includes, but is not limited to, participating in virtual classroom activities, discussions, breakout sessions, and intersession work. Please note that using a tablet or mobile device severely limits your ability to fully and actively participate.

All sessions will be recorded and available in the Learning Portal for participants to review throughout the program for your review.

What Is The Cancellation Policy?

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What Participants Are Saying
"I chose ASTD [now ATD] because for many years, I have heard nothing but positive comments on the quality of their programs and services. After successfully completing this program, and attending the International Conference & Exposition, I can confidently recommend their programs to anyone in the training and development field." 
"I have come to know ASTD [now ATD] for the variety of resources and quality of educational opportunities available. In addition, they put a great deal of emphasis on the instructors conducting the training. It's refreshing to have an expectation before attending an event and have your expectations exceeded when leaving!"