Module Overview

Talent Development

The purpose of this module is for students to grasp the real need for talent management and its inherent activities in a contemporary corporate setting. In addition, exploration of the perspective that talent management, diversity and inclusion is a core principle in leading organisations to success, is undertaken.

Module Code

TDEV H2000

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Talent Management as a Strategic Resource

Examination of the objectives of strategic human resourcing. Define the strategic HRM approach to resourcing. Evaluate strategic fit in resourcing. Outline strategic resourcing activities. Clarify the components of strategic employee resourcing. Examine talent management as a strategy.

Talent Management Principles

Introduce and define talent management. Analys the process of talent management. Outline the rationale for talent management strategy. Introduc homogenous talent management principles. Review of the addiction to likeness. Review the fundamental arguments for diversity leading to global inclusion, theory and application.

International Talent Management

Outline International Talent Management recruitment, its processes and procedures. Review contemporary practice in relation to ITM. Analyse planning, secondment, talent audits and talent wars. Evaluate the impact of ITM on competitive advantage. Explore the link between ITM and performance.

Talent Management in Careers and Succession Planning

Understand how talent management is linked to talent career management. The aims, stages and dynamics of career management. Review career development strategies and activities. Outline management succession polices and practice. Explore the impact of these upon talent management - the nurturing of organisational " talent on tap".

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)30
Formal Examination70