“Learning and The Talent Management Framework” is Module 1 of a four part professional development webinar series entitled Talent Management for Workplace Learning Professionals. One module per month will be presented through April 2012.
Talent Management for Workplace Learning Professionals was designed by the Greater Atlanta ASTD Professional Development Committee. It is specifically for learning and performance improvement professionals. The goal is to build capabilities around the important role that the Learning function has as a part of the overall strategic talent management process.
Learning and The Bersin & Associates Talent Management Framework®
Bersin & Associates researched hundreds of organizations and created a model that shows how highly integrated and business-focused talent management strategies directly drive business results. The Talent Management Framework provides a visual, easy to read depiction of how all of the talent management process, including Learning & Development, come together, while highlighting the most important elements and practices to consider for high-impact talent management in 2012.
1) Understand the Talent Management Framework – what Bersin’s research tells us about the importance of breaking down silos and integrating talent management strategies.
2) Learn how to Read and Apply the Talent Management Framework - to help a company define and develop its overall Talent Strategy. The framework provides a guide for how Workforce Planning, Competency Management, Talent Acquisition, Leadership Development, Succession Management, Career Management, Total Rewards, Performance Management and Learning & Development can work together in a way that ensures business alignment.
3) Understand the roles that Learning Professionals have within the Talent Management Framework – how you can be an effective enabler for talent management strategies to be realized within your organization.
David Mallon, Principal Analyst and Director of Research Architecture, Bersin & Associates
David Mallon directs Bersin & Associates’ research in learning, our practice area which includes learning governance, content development, informal learning, social networking, virtual learning, learning culture, and learning management systems. Mallon is responsible for major industry studies including High Impact Learning Culture, Learning Management Systems, and High Impact Learning Practices. He has more than a decade of experience in corporate learning strategies, programs, and processes, and in the selection and implementation of learning and performance solutions and related technologies. Mallon is a frequent presenter at key industry events such as those of ASTD and the e-Learning Guild.
Prior to joining Bersin & Associates, Mallon led the consulting services practice for a major LMS provider, where he and his team assisted hundreds of clients with the integration and alignment of solutions to critical business objectives. He has held several training and development positions with EarthLink, where he was responsible for overall learning strategy for its global call center organization. Mallon holds a Masters Degree in Digital Media with focuses on computer-aided distance learning and on storytelling in digital environments.
Note: Instructions for joining the web meeting will be emailed to those who have registered, one week before the event.
Be sure to check out the descriptions of the other Talent Management for Workplace Learning Professionals web presentations!
Module 2: How to Develop a Talent Management Strategy
Module 3: How to Perform a Talent Management Needs Assessment
Module 4: How to Create a Strategic Talent Management Plan
Talent Management for Workplace Learning Professionals was driven in part by the ASTD Research Report: Learning’s Critical Role in Integrated Talent Management. The report reveals how important it is for learning professionals to be knowledgeable about strategic talent management and the role that learning professionals play. It also describes how poorly most learning professionals are educated and prepared for what is required for them in today’s environment.
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