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 diverse employees
  • Explain best practices for talent management and development, including recruiting, coaching, diversity and inclusion, performance feedback and compensation
  • Use metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of the talent management strategy
  • Write a talent management strategy that meets the diversity needs of your organization

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Synchronous
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Sep 06, 2024 to Sep 20, 2024
Schedule and Location
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $529.00
Reading List / Textbook

This course uses a custom digital textbook. Digital access is available for purchase 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

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

To fully participate in the live sessions, students will need: an internet connection, and a reliable headset with microphone.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registering on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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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