Getting Results through Talent Management

COURSE ID: ILRHR554

Course Overview

Organizations today face a multitude of challenges when it comes to effectively managing their talent.  In mature markets, demographic trends are forcing companies to accelerate their efforts to build a pipeline of future leaders. In emerging markets, companies must develop talent strategies that are both nimble and effective at engaging and retaining key human capital. To achieve these goals, companies need an integrated, systematic approach to attracting, developing, engaging, and retaining critical talent.

Cornell University Professor Brad Bell offers a learning experience that challenges students to dig deeper into understanding their organization’s key talent management challenges and uncovers solutions that can be used to overcome these challenges. This course adopts a systems view of talent management in order to demonstrate that various talent practices and processes need to be aligned to create effective solutions. It also examines current trends and cutting-edge thinking in the talent management field.

This course is meant for HR professionals with 5+ years of experience whether you are currently working as a strategic business partner, within an HR leadership role, or actively aspiring towards one. Learners are welcome from every continent and from a diverse range of organizations, including for profits large and small, NGOs, and governmental agencies.

It’s also appropriate for students enrolled in eCornell’s 6-course Advanced Certificate in Strategic HR Management, recruiters, and learning and development professionals.