Implement Effective Employee Development Planning

Engage employees to own and plan their development.

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Organizations who don’t develop their employees:

  • Will have higher turnover rates and a disengaged workforce.
  • Will have pressure on HR to develop a robust development planning process that managers and employees will embrace.

Implementing this development planning process will:

  • Attract and retain employees.
  • Improve overall employee engagement.
  • Provide employees with frequent feedback and coaching which will lead to higher performance.

Module 1: Prepare for Effective Employee Development Planning

The Purpose

  • Discuss and identify opportunities and challenges associated with employee development planning.
  • Explore the benefits of implementing a development planning framework that is effective and efficient; identify relevant metrics to measure organizational success.
  • Review the McLean & Company development planning framework.
  • Understand employee and manager accountabilities within the development planning process.
  • Establish the development planning document content to capture and measure employees’ success.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Understand issues to influence stakeholder buy-in for organization-wide development planning.
  • Understanding of the McLean & Company development planning framework and how to use it.
  • Commitment to information to capture in support of measuring employees’ progress towards goal attainment.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Identify employee development challenges
  • Understanding of the challenges faced with having an ineffective or non-existent development planning process and the potential solutions to address these challenges.

Module 2: Implement Effective Employee Development Planning

The Purpose

  • Learn how to create development goals.
  • Explore development methods in the context of a 70-20-10 mix.
  • Learn the McLean & Company 3Cs Feedback model.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Improved goal-setting competencies.
  • Improved awareness of development method impact on development goal attainment.
  • Managers learning how to give meaningful feedback in a way that will support employees’ on-going development.
  • Employees and managers owning their role in the process.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Goal setting using SMART principles
  • Learn and build confidence with a goal-setting model that supports organization integration.
2.2 Explore 70-20-10 mix of development methods
  • Learn how to give feedback that encourages development and growth.
2.3 Identify & evaluate development methods by goal
  • Improved ability to align development methods with goals for optimum results.

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