Aha Moments in Talent Management

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT  
Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Mark Allen

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This webcast addresses the biggest issues in talent management. We will discuss some best practices to emulate and some worst practices to avoid. Anyone who manages people is a talent manager, so what are the essentials that everyone should know?

By attending this presentation, you will learn answers to the following:

  • What is talent management?
  • What are the functions of talent management?
  • What do we mean by the word “talent?" (Spoiler alert: The word is not synonymous with “people.”)
  • What is the true nature of the job of anyone who manages people?
  • How do you create accountabilities for talent management?
  • How can you avoid the single biggest mistake in talent management—one that most organizations are guilty of committing regularly?


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Mark Allen
Mark Allen

Mark Allen is an educator, speaker, consultant, and author who specializes in talent management and corporate universities. He is the author of Aha Moments in Talent Management (published by ASTD Press in 2014), The Corporate University Handbook, and The Next Generation of Corporate Universities. He has also written numerous articles in practitioner and academic publications and regularly consults with numerous organizations.

Mark is a member of the faculty of Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management, where he previously served for ten years as Director of Executive Education. He is also a Senior Associate with the Kiely Group, a senior faculty member of the Human Capital Institute, and has taught for Vatel University and the American Management Association.