University of Michigan

Managing Talent

This course is part of Leading People and Teams Specialization

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Maxim Sytch, Ph.D.
Cheri Alexander

Instructors: Maxim Sytch, Ph.D.

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What you'll learn

  • Learn best practices for selecting, recruiting, and onboarding talent.

  • Learn key approaches to measuring performance and evaluating your employees.

  • Understand the cycle of managing talent and creating a robust talent pipeline.

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will be introduced to the concept of the talent pipeline. Without amazing people to execute your team, division or company strategy, you will be unable to create value and move forward. Following this module, you will understand that the concept of strategy is first, followed by the positions or organization structure. Once designed, your recruitment brand will attract people to you. Through your recruitment strategies, you will recruit and select the best of the best that fit your team. On-boarding is critical to bringing them into your team and this module will help you to implement superb on-boarding processes.

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8 videos8 readings1 quiz1 plugin

In this module, you will learn about the central approaches for measuring and evaluating performance and behaviors and understand the implications of different evaluation systems for employees. You will also learn how to collect, assess, and use 360 degree feedback. In addition, you will learn how to recognize and mitigate key errors raters make in evaluating the performance of others. Finally, you will gain awareness of the stereotypes that can affect the accuracy of performance evaluations.

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11 videos3 readings1 quiz1 peer review

As a leader, it is essential that you develop, coach and prepare your team for success. When you help your team members learn and grow, their motivation and engagement increases, their performance improves, and they become more committed to the team. In this module, you will learn how to develop and coach your people to realize their potential and improve their performance.

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16 videos5 readings1 quiz

True Talent to lead your team, division or company is a requirement in our world. But will you know Talent when you see it? In this module, you will be given a model to help to assess those who will be able to lead into the future. Once selected as a Talent, you will have to continue to develop the individual and engage them continuously. How do we best develop talent? By the end of this module, you will be able to create a talent development plan and begin its execution.

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7 videos6 readings2 quizzes1 peer review

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Maxim Sytch, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
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