Competency - Based Management

Predicting Future Performance for Organisational Success

Course topic:

HR Management

Format availability:



5 Days

Introduction to the course

The “Competency - Based Management training course” is a strategic approach to developing and managing an organization's workforce, makes it possible for employers to select the best possible candidates for each position.

This KC Academy Competency - Based Management training course aims to equips managers and HR professionals with the knowledge and practical skills to implement a competency-based management (CBM) system within their organizations. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the core principles of CBM, explore renowned competency models, and develop a practical roadmap for designing, implementing, and sustaining a CBM system tailored to their specific needs.

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.

The Organisation will have the following benefits;

  • Improved employee performance and productivity
  • Enhanced talent acquisition and retention strategies
  • Strengthened alignment between individual and organizational goals
  • More effective leadership development programs
  • More objective and data-driven performance management processes

  • Increased knowledge and understanding of competency-based management principles
  • Ability to design and implement a competency framework
  • Skills to conduct competency-based interviews and performance appraisals
  • Enhanced capacity to develop and coach employees for improved performance

This KC Academy Competency - Based Management training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit varied groups of delegates.

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • HR Manager
  • HR Supervisors and HR Professionals 
  • Team Leaders, and anyone who plays a role in developing and managing talent within their organization

Daily Agenda

Day 1:
Foundations of Competency-Based Management
  • What is Competency-Based Management (CBM)
  • The Rationale for CBM in Today's Workplace
  • Benefits and Challenges of Implementing CBM
  • Understanding Key Competency Models (e.g., Spencer & Lominger, David McClelland)
  • Identifying Core Competencies for Different Roles
Day 2:
Designing a Competency Framework
  • Defining Competency Levels and Behavioral Anchors
  • Developing a Competency Dictionary
  • Aligning Competencies with Organizational Strategy
  • Integrating CBM with HR Processes (e.g., recruitment, performance management)
Day 3:
Implementing Competency-Based Talent Management
  • Competency-Based Recruitment and Selection Methods (e.g., behavioral interviewing)
  • Onboarding and Development Planning based on Competency Gaps
  • Competency-Based Performance Management Systems
  • Using CBM for Employee Development and Coaching
Day 4:
Leading and Managing for Peak Performance
  • Building a Culture of Competency within Your Team
  • Coaching and Development for High Potential Employees
  • Performance Management and Feedback for Continuous Improvement
  • Fostering Employee Engagement and Motivation through CBM
Day 5:
Sustainability and the Future of CBM
  • Measuring the ROI of Competency-Based Management
  • Maintaining and Updating the Competency Framework
  • Addressing Challenges and Overcoming Obstacles
  • Advanced Applications of CBM (e.g., succession planning)
  • Action Planning: Developing a CBM Implementation Roadmap

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.

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