Talent Management: an overview CIPD
Price: QAR 535

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Talent management is the process by which an organisation identifies, attracts, manages, develops, engages and in some cases exits people to meet organisational objectives. This one-day course gives you an excellent overview of current talent management approaches.

Talent Management: an overview can also be provided in-house, which is a cost-effective approach if you have a number of people who require training. You choose where and when you want our trainers to deliver. We will also tailor the course content to suit your precise organisation needs.

Course Tutors

Ms Rita McGee

Rita McGee FCIPD, previously HR Director of The Pepe Group, now works as a consultant, tutor, facilitator and executive coach.  In her consulting practice she has been involved in the development of HR, Learning and Development, Talent Management and OD strategy. She is passionate about working with HR teams to enable them to add value.  She designs and delivers an array of training programmes aimed at building organisational, team and individual capability.  Recently, Rita has been involved in the design and delivery of Leadership Development Programmes which have led to significant improvements in line managers’ abilities in the areas of performance and talent management. She is trained in advanced facilitation skills and coaching and she regularly works with senior HR practitioners and business leaders on a one to one basis. Rita is a published author and has completed numerous best-selling toolkits for the CIPD.

Who is it for

Talent Management: an overview is for anyone wanting to learn how to set up a talent management process in an organisation. It gives you tools and tips to take back to the workplace and implement immediately.


You’ll take away the knowledge and tools needed to help you audit your organisation’s readiness for talent management. You’ll learn how to map the talent needs of your organisation against your current talent pool to identify future gaps. And, through interactive group work and action planning, you’ll be better prepared, and able, to decide upon a range of approaches in attracting, developing and retaining talent.


  • Understand the current and future business context, identify 
  • specific capabilities that your organisation will require to meet future business needs
  • Build a clear picture of the demand and supply for talent; the current and expected future demand for skills, essential data to gather on supply of talent, pinpointing the gaps
  • Make the case and the budget, how to put a value on skills sets or particular individuals, budget restrictions, the priority order for addressing current talent gaps
  • Take action, how to create specific talent pools, targeting roles to be filled from outside of the organisation? Why? Career ladders and progressive development, what steps can you take to improve the assessment of the existing talent pools?
  • Building managers’ capability to support your talent strategy
  • Implement the plan, the underpinning principles and the philosophy, summarising the key priorities, allocating responsibilities and accountability for delivery.

About CIPD

The CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development, is the voice of a worldwide community of 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in HR and L&D for more than 100 years and we already have more than 2,000 members operating in the Middle East.

CIPD have designed and delivered training programmes in over 50 countries worldwide and provide development programmes for over 15,000 learners a year. 

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