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How to Build a Competency Model in Record Time!

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Date(s) - 25/04/2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Tuesday, April 25, 2017 1:00pm – 2:00pm EDT
By: Cheryl Lasse, Managing Partner, SkillDirector

With the increased pace of change, fewer years on the job, employee desire for self-directed career development, and knowledge drain from retiring Baby Boomers, competency models are more critical for executing strategy than ever before.

Competency models identify what people in a particular role need to know and do so the organization can succeed and create a competitive advantage. They intrinsically motivate people by providing a road map for how to succeed in any position. You can’t take six to 12 months to build them, or they could be outdated on release. In this webcast, we’ll show you an Agile methodology for building a competency model in weeks, in a way most likely to be embraced and made actionable. You will learn:

steps to create the competency model, along with templates to help you do it how this process can help you protect the knowledge and best practices of those set to retire
how to make your competency models actionable and strategic.


Cheryl Lasse | Managing Partner, SkillDirector

Cheryl Lasse is SkillDirector’s managing partner. Her goal is helping people and companies achieve their potential. Cheryl has extensive experience with competency model development and implementation, and enjoys sharing her knowledge and passion with others. She believes people are intrinsically motivated to excel if they are given access to a competency model for their role, the opportunity to assess themselves against that model, and personalized learning to help them close gaps and meet aspirational goals. This philosophy has been embodied in the Self-Directed Learning Engine, the engine behind the ATD Career Navigator. Cheryl has a strong background in consulting, marketing, and sales, mostly in technology companies, in which training has played a chief role throughout her career. She holds bachelor’s degrees from Syracuse University in computer science and HR, and an MBA from the University of South Florida.

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