Phoenix TS

Talent Management Training

Course Overview

Our 2- day, instructor-led Talent Management course provides students with just what it takes to have the right people ready. It will teach participants to do the following:

  • Apply the multifaceted aspects of talent management in their own organization
  • Describe the skills required to manage high potential candidates
  • Recognize and foster talent within an organization
  • Explain the principles of competency-based management
  • Use the language for talent management

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Currently, there are no public classes scheduled. Please contact a Phoenix TS Training Consultant to discuss hosting a private class at 240-667-7757.

Course Outline

Course Overview

Understanding Talent Management

  • What is Talent Management?
  • A Focused Effort to Manage Talent

Understanding Performance Management

  • The Differences Between Performance Management and Talent Management
  • The Shared Management Model

Understanding Succession Planning

  • Replacing vs. Succeeding
  • Understanding Succession Planning Terms
  • Identifying Critical People
  • Identifying Resources
  • Risk Assessment

Creating a Talent Management Plan

  • Developing Your Vision

About Competency-Based Programs

  • Understanding Competencies
  • Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence Model

Identifying Talent

  • Key Talent Groups
  • Case Study
  • Fast-Track Programs

Bring on Bench Strength

  • Getting the Right Person for the Job
  • Three Pillars

Conducting Talent Assessments to Create a Talent Profile

  • A Three-Phase Process
  • Sample Form
  • Compiling the Results

Keeping People Interested

  • Understanding Abilities and Aspirations
  • Case Study: Jim’s Job
  • Keeping Superstars from Falling

Talent Review Meetings

  • Structuring the Talent Review Meeting
  • Case Study

Show Me the Money!

  • Building Incentives into the Plan
  • About Competency-Based Pay and Pay-For-Performance

Communicating with High Potentials

Development Strategies

  • Goals with SPIRIT
  • 360-degree Feedback
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Creative Development Ideas

Reality Check!

  • Case Studies

Fostering Engagement

Evaluating the Plan

  • Why is Evaluation Necessary?
  • Sample Evaluation

Workshop Wrap-Up

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