Postgraduate Certificate in Talent and Career Management

CIPD Training
Course summary
Length: 12 months
Price: 4,840 GBP excl. VAT
Provider: CIPD Training plus
Course type: Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 15/06/2017 09:30 - London
Course Dates
15/06/2017 09:30 
4,840 GBP
02/11/2017 09:30 
4,840 GBP

Postgraduate Certificate in Talent and Career Management

Postgraduate Certificate in Talent and Career Management-- Multiple Start Dates

Talent management allows organisations to add value by developing their human resources. This Postgraduate Certificate in Talent and Career Management equips students with skills related to important controls in talent management such as developing strategies as well as audits and review processes. 

Putting the right leadership in place helps ensure future success and this programme introduces managers to methods for encouraging the development of high potential talent as well as how to use individual assessment tools to make talent management decisions. During the programme's duration, students will also become familiar with valuable career coaching techniques to assist career development as well as tools for modifying their own personal career plans. 

Suitability - Who should attend?

This qualification is ideal for those looking to move into the field of talent or career management or are seeking to develop coaching or consulting skills. Those already employed in a related function such as development or recruitment would also benefit from this programme. 

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this Postgraduate Certificate in Talent and Career Management, students are awarded 60 CATS points at the Postgraduate level. Additionally, the certificate qualification is validated by the University of Surrey. 

Training Course Content

Module 1

Day One

  • Overview of the qualification programme structure and planning
  • Completing a talent management audit
  • Key research on talent management in organisations
  • External context – using the PESTLE model to identify influential external factors including political, economic. social and technological background
  • Sources of information and critical review process
  • CIPD market outlook survey case study.

Day Two

    • Career management – alternative theory and strategies
    • Case study – social networking
    • Barriers to be overcome and making the business case
    • Internal context – global organisation
    • Researching your own organisation
    • Assignment preparation.

    Module 2

    Day One

    • Research quiz
    • The learning organisation
    • Competencies – the base for job profiling and skill assessment
    • How development works – the research
      • gap analysis for development planning
      • constructing a development plan
      • development tracking, coaching and ROI
      • giving and receiving feedback
      • 360 feedback – essentials
    • Case study on high-potential succession planning.

    Day Two

      • Talent management software
      • Learning agility as an assessment of potential
        • performance vs potential
      • Succession planning
        • talent review
        • nine process box matrix
      • Performance management
        • appraisal, current research
        • line management role
        • objective setting and development
      • Role of coaching
        • coaching skills
        • how to choose, evaluate and manage coaching relationship.

      Module 3

      Day One

      • Where am I now in my career?
      • Career management in context – organisational support
      • Career management audit
      • Career paths in organisations
      • Key skills in career coaching
        • Schein's career anchors
        • Contracting
        • Rapport building
        • Active listening
      • Case study exercise – introduction of a career management system.

      Day Two

        • Practical issues
          • career management in recession
          • external vs internal coaching
          • boundaries and supervision
        • Tools for helping the client and coach
          • Communication style exercise
          • Assessment and guidance tools (including MBTI, Holland, personality, interest and aptitude questionnaire)
        • Career management within organisations
          • reputation management
          • personal branding
          • networking theory and practice
        • Personal action planning.


        The cost for this certificate course is: 

        • Full Up-Front Qualification Fee: £4,355 + VAT
        • Member Fees: £4,840 + VAT

        The fee includes

        • tuition on six face-to-face workshop days
        • course materials
        • text books
        • Talent Management and Succession Planning Toolkit
        • support from a personal coach including five hours of structured coaching conversations throughout the programme
        • access to the Virtual Learning Environment which contains additional resources, reference lists, the EBSCO Online Journal Service and a discussion forum
        • self-assessment tool
        • assessment of assignments
        • monitoring and external moderation of the Certificate.

         Please note that fees do not include travel or accommodation. 

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        Anastasia   |   10/07/2013
        The programme has been one of the most enjoyable and practically applicable courses I have participated in. The topics covered and the emphasis on both the theoretical grounding and practical utilisation and implementation have been immensely beneficial for me as the knowledge and skills gained throughout the duration of the course have enabled ...
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