Training Manager designs, plans, and implements corporate training programs, policies, and procedures. Researches new training techniques and suggests enhancements to existing training programs to meet the changing needs of the organization. Being a Training Manager contracts with vendors for employee participation in outside training programs. Ensures that training materials and aids are kept up to date and are effective. Additionally, Training Manager requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department or top management. The Training Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Training Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.