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Sector Training Activities

Getting the most from a Competency Framework

This workshop will provide attendees with an overview of the NDS competency framework and the multitude of ways in which the competency framework can become a useful tool within an organisation. The course will provide practical skills and tips to direct the application of the competency framework within an organisation with a specific focus on:

  • Performance Framework (the development conversation)
  • Learning pathways
  • Competency based-recruitment
  • Succession Planning
  • Workforce Planning

Course Content

This practical workshop is focused on ensuring all attendees gain an understanding of how they can best utilise the NDS Competency and Capability frameworks within their organisation. The workshop will discuss best practice approaches to development (appraisal) conversations, utilising a coaching model to support a competency based discussion. Attendees will also gain insights on how to use the competency framework to create SMART statements and performance goals. In addition, the competency framework will be discussed in the context of creating individual learning pathways which will support both retention and succession planning.

Finally, the workshop will focus on identifying an approach to competency based recruitment, with some emphasis on how you can fuse this together with values based recruitment to ensure organisation’s are able to target and selection the most appropriate candidates for role.

Tools referred to in the workshop include:

  • NDS Competency Framework
  • NDS Capability Framework
  • SMART model
  • GROW model

Who should attend?

This workshop will be invaluable for CEO’s, HR Managers, Learning and Development Managers, Team Leaders, Resourcing Managers

Presenter: Dena Zarif, Anson
Date: 30 April 2018
Time: 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Venue: NDS Training Room
12 Lindsay Street
Cost: Complimentary
Contact: National Disability Services
 Ph 08 9208-9831

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