Talent Management and Succession Planning

Face-to-face duration: 3 days

Course Objectives

This three (3) day course covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to successfully implement a talent management and succession planning program. It provides participants with the tools to effectively manage talents by using a strategic talent management program that is holistic and inclusive of organisational outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the importance and benefits of talent management and succession planning.
  2. Compare talent management and succession planning with replacement planning and traditional processes.
  3. Identify methods to determine talent for a position.
  4. Structure a pathway to assess, manage and retain talents in an organisation.
  5. Select key phases for implementing a talent management program and succession plan.

Benefits

  • Undertake research and analysis of talent management and succession planning business practices.
  • Define capabilities that achieve the organisational business drivers.
  • Apply talent management and succession planning processes.
  • Define a strategic human resources plan.
  • Apply developmental methodologies best practices.
  • Energise and motivate high performers using employment value proposition (EVP).
  • Link talent management to remuneration and rewards.
  • Uncover best practices in talent management business case.
  • Understand clear distinction between talent management, succession planning and replacement strategies.
  • Implement steps to gain high return on investment (ROI).

Topics

  • Strategic integration between HRM, business strategies and EVP.
  • Exposure to an effective talent management policy.
  • Tailored developmental activity considered essential for motivation and retention.
  • Internal talent development needs to cover both key talent (high potential) and core contributor (effective, satisfactory performance).
  • High potential and core contributors require different developmental experiences.
  • Transparent and objective performance management process and career management.
  • Performance should be linked to training and development and recognition/rewards system.

Audience

  • Senior leaders, leaders, managers and human resources managers.
  • Trainers, change management officers.

Format

  • Videos.
  • Templates and checklists.
  • Case studies and group exercises.
  • Latest research.
  • Practical and experiential.
  • Facilitator-led discussions.

Delivery Strategy

This three (3) day course has been designed by our senior trainers who combine industry experience with academic excellence.

Our program design and delivery is based on adult learning principles and experiential learning.

Participants will also receive a state-of-the-art student manual with all reference material, PowerPoint presentations and activities.

Program Outline

Day One

Define talent management and succession planning

  • Identify types of talent.
  • Uncover best practices in talent management.
  • Identify importance and benefits of talent management and succession planning.
  • Compare talent management and succession planning with replacement planning and traditional processes.
  • Identify methods to determine talent for a position.
  • Activities throughout the module.

Day Two

Select and manage talents

  • Types and elements of talent management.
  • The building blocks: the 9 elements.
  • Talent management, succession planning and replacement planning.
  • Identify methods to determine talent for a position.
  • Identify ways to reward employees.
  • Identify measures to retain talent.
  • Activities throughout the module.

Day Three

Develop a winning strategy

  • The key phases of implementing a talent management program and succession plan.
  • Setting up talent management and succession planning systems.
  • The tools of talent management.
  • Strategic rewards management - intrinsic and extrinsic rewards.
  • HR talentship and decision science.
  • Activities throughout the module.

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Testimonials

"The Student Manual is a logical, carefully thought through and well presented document. The face-to-face facilitators are helpful, patient, knowledgeable and passionate. Thank you for the time and effort that blueVisions have put into preparing and supporting this course."

David Thorpe iiNet Australia

"Your personal contribution to our training has been invaluable. Your infectious high spirits and genuine want for our success have shone through. I sincerely thank you for your efforts over the past two years."

Stephen Davies Group Manager, Construction Services Group, NSW

"Your course made me realise how irrelevant what I was learning through my university course actually was to my job. Due to this, I will be seeking to complete the remainder of the modules in this diploma through blueVisions."

Damien Bleeker Project Coordinator, Liverpool City Council, NSW

"Thank you for a wonderful course....This has been by far the best development course I've ever been a part of."

David Darcy LSPSPO - Defence Materiel Organisation

"Having sat in at various times in both courses, as well as being present for the final summary and feedback sessions I was really impressed with the positive feedback and outcomes. The blueVisions trainers did an awesome job and really motivated and inspired both groups. The level of the course was spot on for each group."

Brian Clarke Leadership Development Coordinator, Gasco