Strategic Talent Management

Talent is the new oil. This is what modern organizations are telling us. Consequently the war for talent is global and talent acquisition, development and retention have become components of modern competition. Without a strategic approach to identifying potential talent and doing whatever it takes to develop it, and more importantly to keep it, organizations stand to lose one of their competitive advantages. In this course, you will be exposed to the best practices in strategic talent management as applied by some of the most successful organizations in the world. By learning how to identify potential talent within your organization, how to develop it and how to implement strategies to retain your best people, this course will help you and your organization become better equipped to win in the war for talent.

Awarding Body

London Institute of
Business & Technology


5 Days
25 Hours

Start Date

All Year Around

Study Mode

Classroom OR
Distance Learning

By the end of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the building blocks of talent management
  • Create a talent management system
  • Define the linkages between organization excellence and effective people management
  • Identify hi potentials
  • Coach, train and develop ‘superkeepers’
  • Integrate compensation with talent management so they can retain their top people
  • Design strategies to retain talent
  • Defend the role of information technology in supporting a talent management system
  • The war for talent
    • Six realities about people today
    • The battle for brainpower
    • The hard facts about employee engagement
    • The hierarchy of needs, engagement levels and managing talent
    • HR as the architects of the talent machine
    • HR transformation is the big challenge
    • The corporate talent system
    • Some talent management Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Intangibles: the new HR return on investment
    • Intangibles defined
    • The rising importance of intangibles
    • An architecture for intangibles
    • The new war for talent: war for deep specialization
    • HR’s role in building organizational capabilities
  • Proactive talent management
    • Six HR conditions for organizational success
    • What talent management is not all about
    • What talent management is all about
    • Defining proactive talent management based on the experience of highly successful organizations
    • The foundations of talent management; the performance -potential grid
    • An integrated talent management system
  • Talent management: problem or solution?
    • A short historical perspective
    • A new way to look at talent management
    • The fundamental business challenge: managing risk
    • Managing talent management
    • A new framework for talent management: four principles to consider
  • Building a talent management system
    • Building a talent management system in four steps
    • Develop assessment tools and scores
    • Develop training and development solutions
    • Assess each employee for core competencies and forecast potential
    • Prepare action plans
  • The HR guide to identifying high potentials
    • Why the stakes are so high​
    • The three components of high potential:
      • Aspiration
      • Ability
      • Engagement
      • Mountain versus valley people
      • Modern talent spotting: what to look for
    • The CFO question
    • The impact of good HR
    • Qualities of processes needed to spot, develop and retain excellence
  • Institutional strategies for dealing with talent management issues
    • Navigating the forces impacting talent management
    • Institutional strategies and best practices
  • Retaining top talent: the big challenge
    • Common mistakes made by companies and how to avoid them
    • Integrating compensation with talent management
    • Twelve recommendations to keep your talented people
  • Wrap up: turning your organization into a ‘talent master’
    • What it takes to become a ‘talent master’
    • Winning the war for talent

This course is targeted at those who are in supervisory and managerial positions including HR and talent management specialists with at least three years corporate experience. More specifically, this course is ideal for HR team leaders, HR managers and HR business partners as well as line managers.

5-day training programme – 1,790 USD

How many students are there in a classroom?

It depends on how many would enroll per intake. Even if the number of students are just 1, we still continue with the training as planned. The maximum number of students we will have in a classroom is 10.

Can I request a date that is convenient for me?

Absolutely! We will arrange the training that is convenient for you. The training date is completely customizable.

Can I change the course content?

Yes, if the contents of the course needs to be changed, please let us know. We will communicate with you and get a course outline that works for you finalized.

Does it matter which industry I work at?

It really doesn’t. We take cases and discuss them to cover your industry. If you need the course to be customized and tailored to your industry, we can also do that. You’d have to let us know in advance by filling out the form below.

How many students are there in a classroom?

It depends on how many would enroll per intake. Even if the number of students are just 1, we still continue with the training as planned. The maximum number of students we will have in a classroom is 10.

(The fees include coffee breaks, study materials and working lunches daily)

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