May Workshop: Managing the Learning Function

  • 23 May 2012
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Virginia Tech Research Center, 900 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA 22203
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This workshop is for the training professional who manages a training function. Tools include a Training Clinic exclusive audit to evaluate the competencies within the department and begin to formulate development plans for improvement.  Also included are ten diagnostic tools to better determine the root cause of performance problems and discover viable, business related solutions.


*     Workshop introduction and objectives

*     Set personal objectives for the session

Unit 1: Manage a Training Function

*     Stay up to date- trends in training

*     Identify key training and development roles

*     Define and create your vision, mission and training function priorities

*     Learn tips on keeping your sanity as a staff of one

*     Conduct a training department systems audit

*     Manage and develop the training staff

Unit 2: Diagnosing Problems

*     Identify special assessment issues

*     Examine the manager’s role in using nine training department audit tools

*     Determine if training Is the answer

*     Make vague training needs specific

*     Sort out training needs vs. wants

*     Use training design tools to diagnose problems


1.     Develop a vision, mission and function priorities statement.

2.     Identify how to use department systems audit tools to benchmark your function and identify areas for improvement.

3.     Identify when to use nine types of assessment tools to determine training needs.

CPLP Recertification Points: This program is eligible for 6 CPLP recertification points. Please review the CPLP Recertification Guidelines on the CPLP website, for more information.


Chapter Members: Remember to login to register with the reduced member price!

Please note:

Registration and coffee begin at 8:30 AM and the workshop begins at 9:00 AM.

Cancellation Policy

Metro DC ASTD will refund your registration fee when cancelled by the end of the "Early Bird Registration" window. Cancellations after this time will not be refunded.

Special Accommodations

If you have dietary or accessibility restrictions, please email so that we can accommodate your needs.