Annual Talent Investment Masterclass

Programme Overview

What is you don’t necessarily want to be certified; as a CHRO, CEO or senior line executive, you simply want to understand talent investment imperatives so that you are better poised to lead sustainable talent investment for your organization. The 2-day Talent Investment Masterclass takes place twice a year; in June and early December. The Masterclass blends generic yet strategic talent investment issues with emerging developments on the talent landscape. By identifying and discussing operative trends, this highly sought after Masterclass successfully gives delegates a current and more tactical perspective on enduring talent investment opportunities and risks. The main objective of Talent Investment Masterclass is to build awareness of strategic and tactical talent issues amongst executive sponsors of talent programmes and key expenditures, and to help them pivot talent investments to long-term business direction and strategic priorities. The Programme is designed to ensure realization of talent impact to business, and to achieve visible and guaranteed Return of Talent Investment (ROTI). After attending this Course, delegates walk away with an advanced Knowledge Kit that will help them align strategic talent propositions for enterprise impact. Attending the Talent Investment Masterclass is also a very strong testimony and professed stance that the organization values talent and is hence committed to making the right investment to drive long-term enterprise success.


Course Outline

  1. Talent Agenda Setting – strategic pivoting and executive sponsorship
  2. Identifying & leveraging on operative human capital and talent trends
  3. Talent Sustainability and Investment Approach – to Make or to Buy?
  4. State of the Talent Pipeline – Transformation Imperatives
  5. Talent and Competitiveness – talent lever/vantage driver optimization
  6. Enterprise Capabilities for Talent management Success
  7. Employer Brand Optimization to Attract and Retain the right Talent
  1. Talent Culture – Rituals the Organization Must Excel In
  2. Talent Management and Corporate Social Responsibility
  3. The Talent Impact Dashboard – ensuring return on talent




The Talent Investment Masterclass is certified by the International Talent Management Academy (iTMA) through a Certificate of Completion. The Programme is non-examinable. However, delegates who have successfully attended this masterclass can proudly cite it on their business cards and résumés.