Essentials of Training Coordination
Up your game and have meaningful impact as a coordinator of employee training and talent development programs.
Training coordinators are responsible for an array of projects, priorities, and stakeholder relationships. Based on ATD’s research-based best practices, learn how to successfully navigate aspects of employee training and execution from beginning to end while ensuring you demonstrate your value in your organization.
Training coordination is complex and requires management of multiple priorities and stakeholders. To be successful you need to be familiar with instructional methods, know how to build relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external to your organization), and understand the critical elements of evaluation so you can demonstrate organizational impact. In this three-part interactive course, you will gain a strong foundation of the skills most critical to success in your role. By... Read More
Training coordination is complex and requires management of multiple priorities and stakeholders. To be successful you need to be familiar with instructional methods, know how to build relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external to your organization), and understand the critical elements of evaluation so you can demonstrate organizational impact. In this three-part interactive course, you will gain a strong foundation of the skills most critical to success in your role. By focusing on the assessment of training needs, the consulting skills required to partner with internal and external stakeholders, and evaluation of training outcomes, you will gain an understanding of the big-picture needs of any talent development function. This course goes beyond the logistics of training coordination and gives you the skills to become a true business partner within your organization. Read Less
- Define the fundamental skills required of the training coordinator role.
- Identify appropriate communication and partnering skills to be used with stakeholders.
- Identify the basic components of a learning needs assessment.
- Determine the appropriate learning or development solution based on the needs and desired outcome.
- Communicate and work with outside vendors to develop appropriate learning solutions.
- Articulate the required training outcome to vendors.
- Recognize appropriate evaluation strategies.
- Report training outcomes to stakeholders.
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- Define roles and responsibilities of a training coordinator.
- Explain the value of partnering and collaboration for successful training coordination.
- Apply active listening skills.
- Define the components of a basic training needs assessment.
- Prioritize analysis findings to define an appropriate learning solution.
- Examine whether a training solution should be developed in-house or outsourced.
- Evaluate proposed solutions from outside vendors.
- Propose relevant solutions to key stakeholders.
- Set clear expectations with vendors.
- Distinguish between a contractually successful training versus achieving learning outcomes.
- Identify basic evaluation strategies for learning outcomes.
- Discuss mitigation strategies for dealing with poor learning outcomes.
- Identify relevant outcome information.
This program is for a training coordinator or specialist who wants to learn the fundamentals of supporting a training or talent development department and the associated learning programs. It is ideal for someone new to the profession but also is 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 can benefit anyone within an organization who is responsible for developing others, from managers to human resources specialists.
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Things To Know
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.
4.5 Learning Hours
0.45 CEUs awarded
This program is eligible for 4.5 professional development hours or recertification points from the ATD Certification Institute (ATD CI) for the APTD or CPTD credential.
A laptop computer with Wi-Fi capability is required for both face-to-face and online programs. Please do not bring mobile devices (phones, tablets, etc.) in lieu of a laptop. There will be no computers available on-site for participants. Note: You might not have an optimal experience if you are using Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge to access your courses. Chrome is the recommended browser.
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- Engage with your facilitator and peers.
- Access pre-work assignments.
- View any technical requirements.
- Review logistical information.
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