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Creating a Top Notch Talent Management Program


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Trainers will help workplace leaders and human resources specialists learn the value of Creating a Top Notch Talent Management Program in this important two-day training course. Leaders will learn why having the right people in place at the right time is a key component of growth, success, and stability for an organization. This training courseware will train them to have the right people ready, and to create a program that helps people to grow and thrive in their organization. Participants will learn what is required to manage high potential employees, how to apply multifaceted aspects of talent management in their organizations, to recognize and foster talent, and to explain the principles of competency-based management.

Trainers can download this courseware instantly and use the entire course, or easily modify it to suit your needs. Training materials include a complete instructor guide, comprehensive student workbook, pre-assignment, assessments, supplementary reading, quick reference guide, and more

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Understanding Talent Management

What is Talent Management?

A Focused Effort to Manage Talent

Session Three: Understanding Performance Management

The Differences Between Performance Management and Talent Management

The Shared Management Model

Session Four: Understanding Succession Planning

Replacing vs. Succeeding

Understanding Succession Planning Terms

Identifying Critical People

Identifying Resources

Risk Assessment

Session Five: Creating a Talent Management Plan


Developing Your Vision

Session Six: About Competency-Based Programs

Understanding Competencies

Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence Model

Session Seven: Identifying Talent

Key Talent Groups

Case Study: Smith Plumbing Inc.

Fast-Track Programs

Session Eight: Bring on Bench Strength

Getting the Right Person for the Job

Three Pillars

Session Nine: Conducting Talent Assessments to Create a Talent Profile

A Three-Phase Process

Sample Form

Compiling the Results

Session Ten: Keeping People Interested

Understanding Abilities and Aspirations

Case Study: Jim’s Job

Keeping Superstars from Falling

Session Eleven: Talent Review Meetings

Structuring the Talent Review Meeting

Case Study

Following Up

Session Twelve: Show Me the Money!

Building Incentives into the Plan

About Competency-Based Pay and Pay-For-Performance

Session Thirteen: Communicating with High Potentials

Session Fourteen: Development Strategies

Goals with SPIRIT

360° Feedback

Coaching and Mentoring

Creative Development Ideas

Session Fifteen: Reality Check!

Session Sixteen: Fostering Engagement

Session Seventeen: Evaluating the Plan

Why is Evaluation Necessary?

Sample Evaluation

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan

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