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Competency Design

This new 2 day workshop provides a practical insight in to the knowledge, skills and techniques required to successfully analyse jobs and develop competency frameworks.


This new 2 day workshop provides a practical insight in to the knowledge, skills and techniques required to successfully analyse jobs and develop competency frameworks.

The Challenge

Competency Frameworks describe the behaviours required for individuals and organisations to succeed. It is widely accepted that a good competency framework should be central to all HR activity from selection, development to appraisal.

However, designing effective competency frameworks that are easy to understand and implement in organisations can be a tricky process.  This practical programme provides delegates with a toolkit of techniques to develop and implement robust, practical and future-proofed frameworks.

Workshop Overview

The 2-day workshop is highly practical putting theory in to action through engaging exercises.  The theoretical component of the course is kept to a minimum and much of the time is spent in practical sessions using job analysis methods under expert guidance.

Workshop Benefits

  • Develop the skills to carry out job analysis and competency design projects yourself.
  • Understand how to use competencies effectively in your organisation.
  • Gain practical experience of job analysis interviewing techniques
  • Learn how to integrate information to develop robust competency frameworks   

Workshop Outline

  • Background to Competencies
  • Background to Job analysis
  • Job Analysis Techniques
  • Practical sessions
  • Integrating Job Analysis data
  • Defining Competencies
  • Effective Implementation

Who should attend?

This programme is designed for anyone who is/or will be involved in the development of competency frameworks. If you would like to understand how to carry out the techniques require to analyse jobs and develop competency frameworks this is the course for you. 

Attendees will get the opportunity to practice the job analysis techniques and learn how to integrate the information gathered to develop robust competency frameworks.

In-House workshops

Our in-house delivery option gives you the flexibility to train teams, groups and departments. Reducing delegate travel, training cost (significant saving when compared to our open public workshops) and environmental impact - as we train at your choice of location or online, in the UK or internationally. Options for tailoring content are available.

Prices quoted are based on 12 delegates per event, we can accommodate up to 20 delegates for an additional fee:

  • Face-to-face classroom workshops - delegates receive a printed workbook/materials.
  • Virtual learning sessions - delivered as highly interactive modular sessions using our Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Webex platforms or your own. Virtual workshops require access to a PC/Mac/tablet and internet connection, a webcam, speakers/headphones and enabled microphone, or attendees can simply dial in on their phone.

    The format will be similar to face-to-face classroom workshops, we always cover a core programme. It is delivered using interactive group learning sessions, lots of practice, group and individual feedback and 1-2-1 trainer coaching. We combine this with screen and document sharing, polls, interactive whiteboards and breakout rooms. Delegates receive access to an online workbook/materials that can be viewed online, downloaded to a portable device or printed. Printed workbooks are available at additional cost. 

Delegate places are available at from £575pp + VAT.

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