Health & Human Services, Enrichment, and Business and Management Enrichment Health and Human Services Business & Management

Managing Training and Development

This participatory course provides an overview of the role and contribution of training and development within an organization. The course assists human resource professionals and managers responsible for training and development of staff to utilize their resources better to maximize the impact of training. Participants will learn to apply skills to their own situations through two written assignments. You will learn how to:

  • identify key competencies needed by HR professionals
  • conduct needs assessments and determine learning needs
  • create a training design overview
  • work effectively with internal and external resources
  • design learning interventions
  • choose appropriate delivery options
  • market HRD and publicize the value of training
  • evaluate the effectiveness of training

Michelle Winn, CPLP, SPHR, currently serves as the Director of Training for Acadia Insurance and is the only person in Maine to have successfully completed the requirements to earn the Certified Professional of Learning and Performance (CPLP) designation from the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD). In addition to earning the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation, she was named a Distinguished Teacher by the US Presidential Scholars Program and is a recipient of the Aegis Excellence Award from the Navy for her work designing e-learning. Michelle has approximately 20 years of experience in the field of learning and development, and she currently serves on Board of Directors for the Maine Chapter of the ASTD.

3 Wednesdays, May 7-28, 12:30-4:30 p.m.

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$365 (15 contact hours/ 1.5 CEUs)
Abromson Center, 88 Bedford Street, USM Portland campus


Class meets on 5/7 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM and on 5/14 and 5/28 from 12:30pm - 4:30pm.