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Talent Optimization: Pillars of Talent Management Practices

By: Tom Associates  

Lagos State, Nigeria

08 - 11 May, 2018  4 days

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NGN 150,000

Successful organizations, both public and private, are recognizing that the employee assessment and selection process must be viewed as part of a larger, inter-connected talent management strategy; a strategy where emphasis is not only on attracting, assessing, and hiring top talent, but also on developing and retaining excellent employees.

Course Contents


The Seven Pillars of Talent Management Strategy

  • Increasing employee engagement
  • Increasing workforce productivity
  • Increasing return on training and development investments
  • Increasing percentage of HR time spent on strategic activities
  • Reducing the cost of HR function
  • Increasing employee retention rate
  • Reducing time to close a workforce capability gap.

Recasting of the HR Purpose

  • What are we trying to accomplish?
    • defining a Talent Strategy - right talent in the right roles
    • integrating talent planning system with business planning system
    • critical insight into employee satisfaction
    • relating Talent and the organization’s bottom line and brand
    • a correlative Internal Culture Strategy.


Employee Engagement Levels

  • integrated interests of business and of employees
  • motivation
  • collaboration
  • loyalty - Career paths and employee aspirations

Increasing workforce productivity

  • the imbalance in demand and supply of competencies
  • misaligned objectives
  • hiring the right person for the right position
  • equipping people to increase performance
  • transparency of staff cost and productivity

Reducing the cost of HR function - financial metrics

  • cost per hire
  • recruitment
  • retention costs.


Increasing employee retention rate

  • Bind the critical, but risky talent
  • Build the future talent requirements
  • Buy the critical urgent talent
  • Borrow the short-term skills requirement

Properly designed compensation and rewards programmes

  • liberate people's intrinsic motivation

Strategic People Planning

  • Talent Acquisition Planning
  • Engagement and Development Planning
  • Individual Performance Optimization
  • Succession Planning
  • Retention Planning
  • Compensation Plan
  • translating into dramatically higher levels of fulfillment


Reducing time to close a workforce capability gap

  • how to determine “talent gap”
  • gap assessments at individual, team and organizational levels
  • sophisticated data analytic tools
  • rotation and stretch assignments
  • external benchmarking and normative data comparisons

Increasing return on training and development investments

  • people developmt is an endless process
  • senior management Role Model development
  • senior management active as mentors and teachers.
5/7 Alade Lawal Street, Opposite Divisional Police Station, Off Ikorodu Road, Anthony, Lagos May 08 - 11 May, 2018

Registration: 08:30:am - 09:00:am

Class Session: 09:00:am - 04:00:am

NGN 150,000.00
(Convert Currency)

Mr Abiodun Toki 08033019120

Discount of 5% to 3-4 participants from same organization. Discount of 10% to 5 or more participants from same organization.
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