Talent Acquisition and Management

By Prof. Santosh Rangnekar   |   IIT Roorkee
Learners enrolled: 3031
Course Objectives:
• To familiarize the Students with Talent Management
• To help them understand the Acquisition, Retention, Development and Compensation practices
• To enhance understanding of the talent Management practices
• Understanding talent Management Practices in India, USA ,Europe and Asia

Course Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course the student should be able to:
• Understand and explain talent Management practices in India and Global level.
• Understand and explain How to Acquire and retain talent.
• Understand the interplay between various aspects of Talent Acquisition, retention and development of talent.
• Understand and appreciate the role manager to manage talent
• Develop the competence required to work effectively by Star employees
• Appreciate the organizational context and apply relevant contemporary organizational practices to connect the talent
• Differentiate between the various challenges and issues to manage young talented employees.
• Analyze and appreciate the role of HR Manager for managing the star performers context

Methodology/Pedagogy:The course will be primarily based on interactive lectures, discussions and class exercises. Case studies and simulation techniques will also be extensively used in the class to illustrate concepts and practices and to help students develop the necessary skills required for Talent Management.

BBA/ MBA/ Ph D / Executives of Organizations/ QIP candidates/ Faculty / officers of Administration of Government Organizations
INDUSTRIES  SUPPORT     : All Private and Public Organisations(PSUs)/NGO
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Category :
  • Management Studies
Credit Points : 3
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Start Date : 24 Jan 2022
End Date : 15 Apr 2022
Enrollment Ends : 07 Feb 2022
Exam Date : 23 Apr 2022 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1: 
Module 1 :Introduction To Talent Acquisition & Management 
Module 2 :Introduction To Talent Acquisition & Management-I 
Module 3 :Introduction To Talent Acquisition & Management -II
Module 4 :Introduction To Talent Acquisition & Management-III 
Module 5 :Nurturing the Leaders of Tomorrow
Week 2:
Module 1:Talent Acquisition 
Module 2:Talent Acquisition Practices -Infosys 
Module 3:Talent Acquisition Practices -FedEx 
Module 4:Talent Acquisition Practices -IBM
Module 5:Talent Acquisition Practices -Google
Week 3: 
Module 1:Introduction to psychometric test 
Module 2:Six Principle of Talent Management 
Module 3:Employee Engagement 
Module 4:Employee Brand 
Module 5:Employee Retention
Week 4:
Module 1:Zinger Model 
Module 2:Integrated Talent Management Process-I
Module 3:Integrated Talent Management Process-II
Module 4:Global Talent Management drivers -I
Module 5:Global Talent Management drivers -II
Week 5:
Module 1:Global Leadership Competencies -I 
Module 2:Global Leadership Competencies -II 
Module 3:Global Leadership Competencies –III
Module 4:Global Leadership Competencies -IV
Module 5:Talent Analytics
Week 6:
Module 1:Talent Management Challenges 
Module 2:Talent Development 
Module 3:Talent Enhancement 
Module 4:Talent Mobility 
Module 5:Rewards In Talent Management
Week 7: 
Module 1:Integrated Talent management Models -I 
Module 2:Integrated Talent management Models -II
Module 3:Reward Strategy for Talent Management -I 
Module 4:Reward Strategy for Talent Management -II
Module 5:Coaching and Development
Week 8:
Module 1:Talent Development -I 
Module 2:Talent Development -II
Module 3:Talent Development -III
Module 4:Meta -Analysis -Talent Analytics -I
Module 5:Meta -Analysis -Talent Analytics -II
Week 9:
Module 1:Organization Cultural -I 
Module 2:Organization Cultural -II
Module 3:Organization Cultural -III
Module 4:Coaching with Compassion -I
Module 5:Coaching with Compassion -II
Week 10:
Module 1:Talent Success Drivers 
Module 2:Talent Acquisition Strategy -I
Module 3:Talent Acquisition Strategy -II
Module 4:Talent Management _Pepsi Co -I
Module 5:Talent Management Pepsi Co-II
Week 11: 
Module 1:Automated Screening _Talent Analytics 
Module 2:Big Data _Talent Analytics 
Module 3:Management in the New Economy 
Module 4:Employment to Consultation 
Module 5:Embedding and sustaining Talent Power
Week 12:
Module 1:Talent Enhancement & Drivers of Success 
Module 2:Building sustainable talent through Talent Management 
Module 3:Talent powered Organization
Module 4:Critical Issues in Talent Management 
Module 5:Feeling and Sentiments analysis

Books and references

Text Book :

1.Talent Management Handbook. (2017). Association for Talent Development (ATD) By Lance A. Berger, Dorothy R. Berger. Virginia, USA.

Reference Books

1. The Talent Management Handbook, Second Edition: Creating a Sustainable Competitive Advantage by Selecting, Developing, and Promoting the Best People(Hardback)
2. THE Rob Silzer Ben E. Dowell EDITORS .A Leadership Imperative A Publication of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Strategy-Driven Talent Management. Josseybass.com www.josseybass.com/email for more information.

Instructor bio

Prof. Santosh Rangnekar

IIT Roorkee
1.Managerial Practices,
2.Organizational Behavior,
3.Human Resource management,
4.Technology Management,
5.Management ofInterpersonal Dynamics,
6.Knowledge Management,
Conducted more than 100 Training Programs worth more than 2 cr.
1. UJVNL , Uttarakhand, 50 Lacs Orientation program.
2. BHEL, Haridwar since last Three Years conducted more than 50 Training Programs.
3. National Council Member of ISTD (Indian Society for Training and Development) and Founder secretary of Indore and Dehradun Chapters of ISTD.
4. Conducted more than 100 MDPs ForMiddle and Senior level Executives of Everest Group, Ambuja Cement, Godrej Industries, Power Finance Corporation, Damodar Valley Corporation, Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited, etc.

Ph. D. 
 19 Ph D awarded. 
 10 Pursuing 
Publications:131[Journals: 68 Conferences: 49 Books: 02 Magazine: 01 Publications in Text Books: 03 Edited Books: 02 Book review: 06]

1.PI in project entitled An Empirical Study on Proximant Determinants of Creation of Intellectual Property (IP) in Uttarakhand worth Rs 2.6 lakh 
2. Co PI in number of Projects worth more than Rs. 7 cr.
3. HRD Projects and Training Program worth over Rs. 50 Lacs 
International Visits
1. Organized Three National Conferences in 2012, 2013 and 2014one One International Conference . 
2. Attended conferences at Boston University, Boston, USA; Stevens Institute of Management, NJ, USA; Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea; Keio University, Japan; Charulongkorn University, Thailand; Western Sydney University, Australia; London Management School, London, UK; Yildis University, Istanbul, Turkey; Wien University, Vienna, Austria; 
3.Visited Harvard Business School entrepreneurship Cell: ( for project On Entrepreneurship)

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 23 April 2022 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Roorkee.It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

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