Competency - Based Management

Course topic:

HR Management

Format availability:



5 Days

Introduction to the course

The Competency-Based Management training course is designed to equip you with critical skills to use competencies that deliver objective and evidence-based results in terms of optimized productivity. Competencies are derived from proven exemplary performance behaviours which in turn define highly desired behaviours that create successful results. These behaviours can be used proactively in the entire spectrum of talent management – from selection, assessment, talent management and retention, performance management employee development, succession planning and career management.

Utilizing qualitative and quantitative measurements, be able to prove competency-based decisions throughout the organization for sustainable results. Thereafter, design competency-based key processes in your organization by applying the competency framework to key people related functions, ensuring that the right people are in the right jobs at the right time, and are suitably developed, motivated and retained in the most effective manner.

This Competency - Based Management training course will feature:

  • Core techniques to build key competency-based practices that enable corporate goals
  • Improvements to key processes for talent and productivity management
  • Systematic approach for competencies to deliver value to the organization
  • Critical Techniques for motivating, empowering and retaining talent
  • Build the definitive business case by linking competencies with proven results

Course details

By the end of this Competency - Based Management training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand and apply the distinction between competencies, skills and tasks
  • Apply competencies in an organizational context
  • Differentiate between Leadership, Core, Functional and Generic competencies
  • Link competencies to achieving corporate goals, objectives and values
  • Use competencies for a range of people related processes

This Competency - Based Management training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes a range of interactive activities - group and individual exercises, case studies and discussions.

There will also be presentations from and facilitated discussions with the course leader who is an HR professional and has significant years of experience of designing and using competencies in a range of applications. Each day will end with each delegate reflecting on the messages from the day and completing a summary of what has been learned that day and how the learning will be transferred back to the workplace.

This Competency - Based Management training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit varied groups of delegates including those with Managerial or Supervisory responsibility and HR professionals and this includes:

  • Those who want to learn the skills involved in improving productivity or improving behaviour at work
  • Those who are responsible for managing or supervising any type of person, group or team
  • HR, Performance Management and Learning & Development professionals who are responsible for the design and delivery of competency-based HR and people related programs

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Building the Business Case for Competency Management
  • Understanding competencies in the organizational context
  • Major benefits of competency management
  • Assessment of competency management readiness
  • Defining the roles for Senior Management, Managers and HR
  • Developing the competency project via the DDIR
  • Alignment of corporate goals with leadership, core, functional and generic competencies
DAY 2:
Designing the Competency Project
  • Introducing the DDIR approach to the competency project
  • The 4-step approach (DDIR) Checklist
  • Adapting a competency framework for use in the value chain of core people related activities
  • Defining and linking competencies for talent management parameters
  • Defining core people and HR activities for competency implementation
  • Establishing qualitative and quantitative measurements 
DAY 3:
Alignment of Competencies
  • Application of competencies in recruitment and selection
  • Linking Performance with results – via Behavioural Based Reviews (BBI)
  • Defining competencies for performance management
  • Competencies within the performance management process
  • Competency based approach with the continuous performance feedback cycle
  • Defining ratings and measurements that matter for proven results
DAY 4:
Talent and Career Management
  • The business case for a competency-based approach for talent management
  • Using competency based assessment centres for talent identification
  • Career management and succession planning
  • Building effective competency-based learning and development frameworks
  • Linkages between motivation, performance and results
  • ROI from the competency framework in core implementations
DAY 5:
Action Planning for Success
  • Review of the competency management resolve
  • Defining advanced applications of the competency framework
  • Addressing challenges with a committed action plan for success
  • Creating an effective communication and implementation strategy
  • Evaluating the ‘What’s Next’ protocol for sustainability
  • Review of learning and personal action planning

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

Enroll now

Click on a date to enroll and save your seat
04-08 Dec 2023
Fee: $5,950
18-22 Dec 2023
Fee: $5,950
22-26 Apr 2024
Fee: $5,950
05-09 Aug 2024
Fee: $5,950
09-13 Dec 2024
Fee: $5,950
Course customization available
Course customization available

This training course is available to be conducted at your own pace & at your own time. Request for a quotation now and our training advisor will contact you shortly

    KC Academy
    Typically replies within an hour

    Hi there 👋
    My name is Lily. Please tell me how I can assist you..
    Chat with Us