Talent Management - AB501049
Title: Talent Management
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:6
E-Credits: winter s.:6
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/4, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Krejčí Miloš Ing.
Examination dates   
The course is focused at practical application of knowledge and basic skills of Talent Management as well as the development of personal competencies of each student in order to improve individual self-presentation and to succeed during the Recruiting Process and Employee / Employer Selection process.
Last update: Krejčí Miloš (18.09.2020)
Aim of the course

At the end of the course students will be able to understand and explain basics of modern approaches, theories and trends of Talent Management in current global business environment. The emphasis is on identification and attraction of talents and further development of their life careers and their retention in order to increase Talents contribution to the competitiveness of the companies.

Understanding the modern approaches and trends in Talent Management students will in parallel improve their skills in Recruiting Process and Employee / Employer Selection process as well as identification and presentation of their core competencies in order to succeed individually at the market.

As a result of the course each student will have competitive Self-presentation:

• updated individual CV (Resume),

• current Letter of Interest,

• job interview communication and behavior skills.

Last update: Krejčí Miloš (18.09.2020)

Mandatory readings

Arsmstrong, M. and Taylor, S. (2020). Armstrong’s Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice. 15th ed. London: Kogan Page Limited, 2020. ISBN 978-0-7494-9827-6.

DESSLER, Gary. Human Resource Management. Florida: Pearson, 2013. ISBN 978-0132668217.

MERLEVEDE, Patrick. Talent Management: A Focus on Excellence. Bookbonn, 2014. ISBN 978-87-403-0740-5.

CARTER, L., Goldsmith M. Best Practices in Talent Management: How the World's Leading Corporations Manage, Develop, and Retain Top Talent. San Francisco: Pfeiffer, 2010. ISBN 9780470499610.

Recommended readings

MICHAELS, E., HANDFIELD-JONES, H., AXELROD, B. The War for Talent. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press, 2001. ISBN 15-785-1459-2.

MATTONE, J., XAVIER, L., FITZ-ENZ, J. Talent Leadership: A Proven Method For Identifying and Developing High-Potential Employees, New York: AMACOM, 2013. ISBN 9780814432396.

Last update: Krejčí Miloš (07.09.2021)

Talent Management – individual preferences analyses;

Talent and job performance;

Core personal skills and competencies – identification, development and presentation;

Self-presentation – individual student´s CV and the Letter of Interest;

Attraction of talents, Hiring Internally, Hiring Externally – current options;

Candidates recruitment process knowledge;

Candidates selection process skills;

Selection interviews preparation;

Selection interviews role-plays;

Development of talents – feed-back session, career planning workshop;

Diversity workshop;

Retention of talents – responding to individual preferences.

Last update: Krejčí Miloš (18.09.2020)
Registration requirements

Human Resource Management knowledge.

Last update: Krejčí Miloš (18.09.2020)
Course completion requirements

Individual preparation and presentation, teamwork, in class work-shops, group presentations, personal analysis and development plan presentation, final test.

Approved i) updated individual CV (Resume), ii) current Letter of Interest, iii) job interview communication and behavior skills.

Last update: Krejčí Miloš (12.09.2023)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 2 56
Práce na individuálním projektu 1 28
Účast na seminářích 2 56
6 / 6 168 / 168
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 20
Defense of an individual project 20
Report from individual projects 20
Examination test 40