PROMOTING DIVERSITY IN TALENT MANAGEMENT

COURSE OUTLINE

Promoting Workplace Diversity is a hot topic trending across functions and industries at the modern workplace.

Effective management of diversity can lead to improved talent management, as it is easier to attract and retain talent able to benefit businesses. This can solve long-term problems within a business because a diverse workforce thinks differently ensuring that problems are more likely to be recognized and addressed.

HR Professionals attending this course will master the skillsets to effectively implement and execute a successful diversity-based talent management program across the organization.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After the successful completion of this comprehensive training course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the meaning and importance of talent management for organizations.
  2. Identify and learn global emerging challenges and trends in talent management.
  3. Compare and contrast different countries and their TM practices and challenges.
  4. Explain the drivers for diversity management – The Case for Equality and Diversity.
  5. Identify the applicable equality and diversity legislation for the respective geography.
  6. Understand the relevance of leadership for diversity management.
  7. Understand your role and leadership skills needed in implementing diversity.
  8. Extend their understanding of diversity management and the importance of diversity management for successful talent management.

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGY

  • Group Live and Instructor-led Classroom Track
  • PowerPoint presentation, with pointed breaks to stimulate discussion by the participants.
  • Participative Classroom Activities, including:
    • Ice-Breakers and Energizers
    • Behavioral Role Plays
    • Focused Video Playback
    • Guided Group Discussions
    • Management Case Studies

INTENDED AUDIENCE

  • Human Resource Managers, HR Business Partners, HR Consultants and related HR professionals.
  • Business Leaders, Functional Heads, Line Managers and Supervisors having subject interface.
  • Corporate Practitioners, including specialists, consultants, managers, supervisors and employees with some related experience who wish to advance their functional expertise and competence.

COURSE ASSESSMENT

  • Pre-Assessment to gauge current level of conceptual understanding and customize training delivery.
  • Session-based Practical Exercises, Reflective Quiz and Peer-group Notes Sharing and Evaluation
  • Final Course Assessment, in a test environment, capturing course retention and learning.

COURSE STRUCTURE AND AGENDA

Module 01
  • UNDERSTANDING COMPETENCIES

    • Understanding Talent Management
    • Decoding the talent management concept
    • Introduction and objectives of Workplace Diversity
    • How is workplace diversity relevant for talent management?
    • What is diversity management?
    • Drivers for diversity management
    • External recognition and image
    • Reality check
Module 02
  • DIVERSITY PROMOTION

    • Understanding Talent Management
    • Decoding the talent management concept
    • Introduction and objectives of Workplace Diversity
    • How is workplace diversity relevant for talent management?
    • What is diversity management?
    • Drivers for diversity management
    • External recognition and image
    • Reality check
Module 03
  • LEADERSHIP DIMENSION IN DIVERSITY

    • Leadership versus Diversity?
    • Is Workplace diversity a leadership challenge?
    • Leadership skills required for workplace diversity
    • How to be a good leader in a diverse workplace
    • Appreciating and promoting Diversity
    • Your role as a leader for workplace diversity
    • Practical Exercise
Module 04
  • TALENT WAR

    • Is Talent a Priority in your organization?
    • Where did talent management come from?
    • Drivers for talent management?
    • Emerging trends in talent management
    • How to win the war for talent?
    • Practical Exercise
    • Case study
Module 05
  • BEST PRACTICES APPROACH

    • Highlights on Talent Management
    • Recommendations for talent management
    • How to integrate talent management and diversity?
    • Corporate Examples
    • Putting it all together
    • Personal Action Planning