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Leadership and Talent Management

Understanding company vision, implementing strategies and redesigning talent frameworks


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The worldwide economic crisis has prompted the need for stronger leadership and has made talent management a business priority. It has also formed new realities for organisations and set new precedence in relation to talent management and development. In order to accomplish the company vision and implement strategies, redesigning talent frameworks is no longer an option but rather a necessity. This course will provide delegates with an opportunity to learn how to optimise talent deployment in order to maximise the organisational performance.

Who should attend

This inspiring and stimulating course is designed for senior line managers, team leaders, human resource managers and directors who are responsible for managing and guiding people to achieve exceptional business performance.

10 days

London | £5750


Developing a Systematic Approach

  • Understanding organisational goals and strategies
  • Linking leadership development with key business strategies and goals
  • Creating a strategic approach to goal setting and achievement
  • Creating goals that align with motivational strategies

Developing Executive Leaders

  • Encouraging a shared responsibility for development within your organisation
  • Identify techniques to enhance assessment, experience and support for executive development
  • Leadership competencies
  • Developing leadership talent

Managing Talent

  • Inspiring talent through influence
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Developing innovative talent
  • Preventing career stagnation
  • Understanding the characteristics of stagnation
  • Developing strategies for continuous professional development

Capacity Building and Succession Planning

  • Links between succession planning and HR Programmes
  • Identifying Successors
  • The role of HR in the succession planning process

Knowledge Management

  • The use of learning as a motivator
  • Identifying and transferring best practice
  • Knowledge Management Procedures & Guidelines
  • Knowledge Management Systems

Defining Talent Management

  • What is talent?
  • The difference between talent, potential and high performance
  • Talent management as a process

Aligning Talent Management to your Business Strategy

  • The role of talent management in enabling people to deliver the strategy
  • Understand the requirements of your organisation and customers
  • Engage the business in ownership

Identifying Talent

  • How do you ' spot talent '?
  • Identifying talent within an organisation
  • Identifying the gaps
  • Effective recruitment strategies to identify and attract talent externally
  • Retaining talent

Understanding Individual and Team Performance

  • Manager’s role in identifying performance issues in the team 
  • Evaluating individual and team performance and behaviours
  • Providing help and support in order to improve performance of an individual

Performance Management

  • Conducting a performance counselling session for an individual
  • Actioning plan to address a performance issue
  • Manager’s role in a disciplinary and grievance situation

Interpersonal Relationship Skills

  • Listening and questioning
  • Identifying methods and techniques of applying assertiveness effectively
  • Conflict resolution

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Evaluate and implement strategic decisions
  • Identify performance targets and opportunities
  • Become an inspirational leader
  • Create and foster culture that promotes creativity and innovation
  • Create an inspiring vision
  • Create an effective succession plan
  • Implement knowledge management tools
  • Increase organisational potential through identifying talent
  • Identify performance targets and opportunities
  • Introduce effective recruitment strategies
  • Develop effective interpersonal skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Career Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Executive Development
  • Human Resource Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Organisational Development
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Performance Management
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Talent Management

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