Course Description

It can be challenging to effectively manage employee growth and development in a manner that fulfils the organization’s operational requirements. This course outlines some of the tactics and tools that human resource professionals can use to develop an effective talent management strategy. Review the talent management process including recruitment requirements and the employee life cycle. Identify connections with strategic business objectives and examine effective talent management strategies that can be applied to any organization. 

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Describe the talent management process including the employee life cycle
  • Identify connections between talent management and strategic business objectives
  • Identify requirements to attract and recruit skilled employees
  • Examine best practices for:
    •  creating and maintaining a robust talent pipeline
    •  developing and coaching for success
    •  aligning performance evaluation, feedback and compensation practices
  • Discuss metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of the strategy
  • Begin to design a talent management strategy for your organization

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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8:30AM to 4:00PM
Mar 07, 2020 to Mar 21, 2020
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $495.00
Reading List / Textbook

This course uses a custom digital textbook format. Digital textbook access may be purchased from the University of Calgary Bookstore.

Title: Talent Management (Custom Digital Learning Resource)
Authors: Berger, Lance & Dorothy
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 978-1259947100

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended students familiarize themselves with course materials prior to the first class.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L one week prior to the course start date. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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