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Talent Analytics: Data and Tools

2021/2022
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
3
ECTS credits
Course type:
Elective course
When:
2 year, 2 module

Instructor


Саввина Елена Андреевна

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course is about (1) the design and implementation of talent management strategies, processes, and practices, as well as (2) the collection and analysis of data on talented workers for effective decision-making at the individual, group, and firm levels. This course adopts the viewpoints of different stakeholders (HR specialists, top management, talents) and addresses HR-related topics from a strategic perspective: conceptualization and operationalization of ‘talent’, global talent management and talent migration, technological (innovative) solutions to attracting, developing, empowering, and retaining ‘A’ players. The main objective of this course to learn to think systematically and strategically about the core aspects of managing a firm’s top performers and use analytical tools to build an effective HR system.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Develop and implement innovative ideas to solve business challenges (using talent analytics)
  • Learn to design and implement talent management strategies, processes, and practices
  • Understand the relationship between talent / talent management and firm performance
  • To learn to collect and analyze data on talented workers for effective decision-making at the individual, group, and firm levels
  • To learn to think systematically and strategically about the core aspects of managing a firm’s top performers
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Ability to analyze problematic situations applying the system approach, work out a strategic plan
  • Ability to participate in analytical and consulting activities
  • Defend an originate and customized consulting project based on data and analytics
  • Ability to apply data analytics methods to solve business tasks
  • Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of talent management systems
  • Ability to critically assess a firm's capability to attract, develop, and retain talented workers
  • Ability to analyze innovative talent management strategies
  • Ability to design a talent management architecture
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Talent management and attracting Talent
  • Talent and Performance. How talent brings value to the company.
  • The role of technology: using information management to enhance career planning and succession management
  • Rewarding Talent
  • HR Metrics and Talent Analytics
  • The role of technology in changing Talent Management
  • Tools to innovate and make talent sustainable
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Class performance
  • non-blocking Homework 1: group presentation by given topic
    If a student missed the class, there no option to get a grade excepting for sickness absence, in this case, he/she should discuss extra activities with instructors.
  • non-blocking Exam in the LMS
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 2nd module
    0.25 * Exam in the LMS + 0.4 * Class performance + 0.35 * Homework 1: group presentation by given topic
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Collings, D.G., Mellahi, K., and Cascio, W. F. 2017. The Oxford Handbook of Talent Management // Eds. By Collings, D.G., Mellahi, K., and Cascio, Oxford University Press.

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Liu, Y. (2019). Research Handbook of International Talent Management. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2195053