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June 1 & 8, 2019
The Enterprise Center at Salem State University
The most important aspect of managing a business today is finding and keeping the right people. Every organization wants to have the best and brightest employees, and with the right management principles and techniques this can be achieved. As an organization’s workforce is generally the highest percentage of operating costs, does it not make sense to invest accordingly? Managing talent properly ensures you are developing a more skilled workforce and attracting better and more skilled new hires. Having a talented group of employees has always been a key to success; it will translate into better performance and higher productivity. Careful selection and development of your people is the investment that will pay dividends for years to come.
Module One: Getting Started
- Workshop Objectives
Module Two: Defining Talent
- What is Talent Management
- Types of Talent
- Skills and Knowledge Defined
Module Three: Understanding Talent Management
- Importance & Benefits
- Key Elements to Developing a Winning Strategy
Module Four: Performance Management
- Performance Management Defined
- How to Keep Your Employees Motivated
- Case Study
Module Five: Talent Reviews
- 360 Degree Feedback
- Talent Calibration
- Maintaining an Effective Work Force
- Looking to the Future
Module Six: Succession & Career Planning
- What is Succession Planning?
- Developing a Plan
NOTE: A parking permit will be emailed to all registered/paid participants shortly before the class date.
In-Person Class Refund Policy: 100% refund before the first class meeting; 50% before the second class meeting. No refunds after the second class meeting.
Online Class Refund Policy: In the case of a Salem State Online class, 100% refund before the scheduled start date. No refunds once the Salem State Online class begins. For all other online classes (Gatlin, Ed2go, or MindEdge) no refunds of any kind will be issued). Please call Andrea DiVirgilio at 978-542-6302 for more information
Jim has studied and taught in the field of Organizational and Talent Development for two decades. He and his team have designed & delivered leadership development and customer service programs including over 1300 full and half day professional development workshops. He has grown tremendously through giving and receiving hundreds of one on one coaching and mentoring sessions. Human development is the common theme along his career path: Director, Organizational Development, State Government; Customer Service Trainer and Leader in several private sector organizations; Manager of Volunteers at the Greater Boston Food Bank and Business Education Teacher in a private high school. His experience pans all four key sectors: private, public, education and nonprofit.
Jim has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing from George Mason University, Virginia and a Masters of Education in Instructional Design from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
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