## Talent Management

### Description

Talent Management is an investment. Every company wants to have the best and brightest employees, and with Talent Management that can be achieved. The item that usually accounts for the highest cost for a company is its workforce. With a company's workforce being the highest cost to it, does it not make sense to invest in it? With Talent Management you are developing a more skilled workforce and attracting a higher calibre of new employee. We all know that training and retraining cost money and Talent Management can reduce these costs. Recruiting the correct people, and keeping a talented workforce is a priority in today's business environment. Having a talented group of employees has always been a key to success; it will translate into cost savings and higher productivity. Talent Management is the investment that will pay dividends over the course of its use.

## Defining Talent

What’s in it for me: Get to Understand what Talent Management is. In this section, we will discuss the types of talent, define their skills and their knowledge requirements.

Videos: 6               Self Assessment: 3            Checklist: 1          Exercise: 1

## Understanding Talent Management

What’s in it for me: We will discuss the guidelines to Talent Management, its importance & benefits, and challenges that may be come across. Find out what are the key elements to developing a winning strategy.

Videos: 1               Self Assessment: 0            Checklist: 0          Exercise: 1

## Performance Management

What’s in it for me: Here in this section, we will define performance management and the benefits of it. How to use it to keep your employees motivated.

Videos: 16               Self Assessment: 4            Checklist: 1          Exercise: 1

## Talent Reviews

What’s in it for me: Learn how to give 360-degree feedback, how to calibrate talent and maintain an effective workforce. Looking to the future with talent reviews.

Videos: 16               Self Assessment: 4            Check list: 1          Exercise: 1

## Succession & Career Planning

What’s in it for me: Learn what is succession planning. Know how to develop and execute a Plan. We will give ways of how to overcome roadblocks.

Videos: 16               Self Assessment: 4            Checklist: 1          Exercise: 1

## Engagement

What’s in it for me: This section discusses how to engage with your employees and how the engagements are to be generated. The importance of influences.

Videos: 16               Self Assessment: 4            Checklist: 1          Exercise: 1

## Competency Assessments

What’s in it for me: Get to learn about how to define what a competency assessment is, its implementation and final destination.

Videos: 16               Self Assessment: 4            Checklist: 1          Exercise: 1

## Coaching, Training & Development

What’s in it for me: The topics covered in this section are: setting goals. developing options. providing feedback and how all this is important in the role of Coaching & Training. Wrap up this session with the foundations of Training & Coaching.

Videos: 16               Self Assessment: 4            Check list: 1          Exercise: 1

## Dos and Don'ts

What’s in it for me: Here, we will give some tips for Talent Management, and laying out some dos and don’ts.

Videos: 16               Self Assessment: 4            Check list: 1          Exercise: 1

## Employee Retention

What’s in it for me: We wrap up this course with a focus on how to set goals and establish motivation for employees. We will then support it by looking at the Expectancy Theory and Object-Oriented Theory.

Videos: 1               Self Assessment: 0            Check list: 1          Exercise: 0

## Closing up the course

What’s in it for me: You’ve done it, well done! But don’t stop here. Let’s summarise all you have learnt and remember knowledge is no good kept in a cupboard. Implement what you have learnt, try the tools and see the outcome until you find a combination that works for you! Congratulations we know you got what it takes to make a great leader!

Case Study: 1              Review Questions:1