- One teaching period
- 36 hours
Aims and objectives
In completing this unit, students will develop an advanced knowledge of the challenges involved in configuring and implementing a talent management system and how these challenges can be managed. The unit will focus on developing both a theoretical framework to guide talent management initiatives and applied skills required to develop a talent management plan, with particular emphasis on workforce planning, recruitment and selection, performance and reward techniques.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
- Apply advanced and coherent knowledge of the key concepts and theoretical foundations of talent management.
- Critically analyse recruitment and selection theory and practice and apply this knowledge to an employment situation.
- Critically analyse performance and reward management theory and practice and apply this knowledge to an employment situation.
- Apply problem solving and creative thinking to identify and provide innovative solutions to complex problems in the employment context.