Talent Acquisition & Succession Planning


Talent Acquisition and Succession Planning encompasses the activities involved in building and maintaining a workforce in addition to identifying high-potential employees, evaluating and honing their skills and abilities, and preparing them for advancement into positions which are key to the success of the organization. HR demonstrates strategic value by developing, executing, and measuring individual and organizational success of the activities and programs related to sourcing, recruiting, onboarding, coaching, and retaining employees. In this interactive course, learn how to craft and implement effective Talent Acquisition and Succession Planning strategies that align with your organizational strategy.

Program Benefits & Features

  • Step-by-step approach to designing, implementing, administering, and maintaining a modern Talent Management system
  • Comprehensive approach to maintining an effective Succession Planning program
  • Highly interactive course with individual and group activities, in depth discussions and the opportunity to exchange experiences with other participants
  • Real-world case studies
  • Capstone activity to crystalize the learning from the program

By the end of the class, the learner will be able to:

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the importance of Talent Acquisition and where it fits into the overall Human Resources and Business strategies
  • Describe how a strong employment brand attracts the most qualified applicants
  • Describe how to develop and implement a talent acquisition strategy
  • Identify how to effectively source, interview, and evaluate candidates through interviewing, testing, and background investigations
  • Understand the importance of Succession Planning and work through a Succession Planning model, step by step

 Date & Time
Session - I
Session II
Session III
Session IV
Session V

TypeSHRM Member Non Member
Regular Price
USD 800USD 900

Payments to be directed to
UAE Bank Name: Emirates NBD
Address: Dubai Internet City, Dubai, UAE | Swift Code: EBILAEAD
Account Name: SHRM MEA FZ-LLC
Account Description: Current Account USD
Account Number: 1025665657202 | IBAN: AE130260001025665657202

Earn 14 Recertification Credits towards your Certification.

Intended Audience
This program is meant for Mid-Level HR professionals
Who should attend this program
Any HR professionals working in the Talent Acquisition and Succession Planning fields

Speakers Profile:

James Thomas Yamen Zein, Associate Director - Educational Programs, SHRM MEA
He has over 14 years of experience in the HR field within a variety of industries ranging from hospitality, specialty retail and entertainment to e-commerce, learning and leadership development. He previously worked as an HR and business consultant helping SMEs and startups in securing seed funding for their businesses and establishing their HR functions. He was also the Head of HR for Majid Al Futtaim Leisure & Entertainment where he led multicultural teams across the GCC, Levant and Africa.

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