Develop a Comprehensive Competency Framework

Leverage the single most important tool for driving key HR functions.

Onsite Workshop

Immature or non-existent competency framework causes:

  • An inability to fully integrate the HR department because of a lack of common language.
  • Ad hoc talent acquisition programs that do not communicate with performance management and talent assessment.
  • Inconsistency between succession planning and talent acquisition.

A formalized competency framework results in:

  • A common language of excellence for your organization.
  • An integrated HR department that uses competencies as a foundation.
  • HR processes that inform each other and help craft organizational strategy.

Module 1: Design Your Competency Framework

The Purpose

  • Workshop introduction.
  • Introduction ot the components of a competency framework.
  • Gain stakeholder buy-in.
  • Select, modify, or create your own competencies.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Estimated project length and cost.
  • Plan to get stakeholder buy-in.
  • Completed core competency framework content and design.
  • Completed functional and leadership competencies.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Develop core competencies.
  • Core competencies developed.
1.2 Select and modify functional and leadership competencies.
  • Functional and leadership competencies selected and modified.
1.3 Discuss competency themes.
  • Competency themes created.
1.4 Prioritize themes.
  • Competency themes prioritized for value and weighting.
1.5 Create behavior-based proficiency statements.
  • Behavior proficiency statements drafted.

Module 2: Implement and Support Your Competency Framework

The Purpose

  • Prioritize competency themes and develop behavior-based proficiency statements.
  • Develop integration and implementation plan.
  • Develop evaluation and support mechanisms.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Fully completed competency framework with all three categories.
  • Integration plan to use the framework throughout your HR department.
  • Implementation and support plan backed by evaluations.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Assess impact of implementation.
  • Impact of implementation assessed.
2.2 Develop implementation plan.
  • Detailed implementation plan.
2.3 Integrate your framework into all of HR.
  • Plan for framework integration in HR.
2.4 Plan for evaluation.
  • Knowledge of how to evaluate progress.
2.5 Plan for continual support.
  • Knowledge of how to set up support mechanisms.

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