From the Back Cover
The hands-on survival guide for workplace learningprofessionals
No matter what type of training you are required to produce,Managing the Training Function for Bottom-Line Results will helpyou assess, clarify, and develop ten key activities of the trainingfunction. Written by Jean Barbazettean expert in the field oftraining and developmentthis book is filled with bestpractices, illustrative success stories, and practical ideas formoving the training function to the next level.
No matter how large or small your training department may be,this important resource gathers in one place all the tools you needfor effectively managing the function including?staff management,setting the learning agenda, hiring consultants and vendors,managing content, creating and managing a learning resource center,building internal?support for training, integrating learning intothe business, and much more.?The book also provides a uniqueopportunity to learn from organizations such as Maryland TransitAssociation, Baxter BioScience, the Utah National Guard, andUniversity of Toyota.
Praise for Managing the Training Function for Bottom-LineResults
"If you want to improve the value of your training departmentand improve the capabilities of your organization,?start with thisexcellent book."
Captain Richard Harper, Training Division Commander,SALETC/Public Safety Academy, Tucson Police Department
"Managing the Training Function helps identify the desiredversus existing training practices and also how to prioritize thelist and work on factors critical to business first and then theleast important factors."
Harpreet Ghumman, training manager, Hutch Telecom, India
"I would like to recommend this book to everyone managing atraining function, even if your training department has only asingle person in charge, it will be of great help to you and yourorganization."
Patrick Maetens, manager training, Johnson & JohnsonPharmaceutical Research and Development, Belgium
About the Author
Jean Barbazette is the president of The Training Clinic, a training and consulting firm she founded in 1977. Her company focuses on training trainers throughout the United States for major profit, non-profit, and government organizations. The Training Clinic has three international licensees in the Netherlands, Hungary, and Colombia. Prior books include The Art of Great Training Delivery, Successful New Employee Orientation (2nd ed.), Instant Case Studies, The Trainer's Journey to Competence, and Training Needs Assessment, all from Pfeiffer, and The Trainer's Support Handbook from McGraw-Hill. She is a frequent contributor to ASTD Training & Development Sourcebooks, McGraw-Hill Training & Performance Sourcebooks, and Pfeiffer Annuals.