Developing Future Talent

As with all our courses this is just an example of what we might cover. We facilitate different variations depending on which part of your development system you want to train. You might want to focus only on developmental discussions or on the whole circle of performance and development discussions and over the year or have a special set-up for introducing a new performance management system. We are happy to discuss this with you and design the most suitable approach either virtual interactive or at a venue of your choice.


To develop employee performance and potential systematically

This results in:

  • Focused individual development plans
  • Clarity on individuals’ aspirations, strengths and development areas
  • Decreased risk with new assignments
  • Evaluations based on company-specific, behavioural criteria
  • Increased motivation and performance
  • Employees in the right jobs

The course focuses on:

  • The company’s performance development system
  • Setting SMART objectives beneficial for both the company and the individual
  • Using behavioural success criteria for consistent development
  • Understanding the difference between performance and potential
  • Assessing potential and conducting developmental discussions
  • Evaluating potential to decrease risk for new assignments
  • Communicating: active listening, questioning
  • Giving constructive feedback
  • Developing people effectively throughout the year and beyond the job
  • Evaluating fairly and consistently, avoiding pitfalls and calibrating effectively
  • Dealing with challenging situation
  • Identifying development opportunities on-the-job to prepare person for future role


  • Coaching practice
  • In-depth focus on development
  • Dealing with low performance


  • Practical exercises
  • Role-plays and feedback
  • Group discussions, mini lectures
  • Best practice exchange for developing talent
  • Case studies, evaluation exercises

Length of Course:

2 days