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Certificate in Talent Management
17 – 20 July 2017
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE

"Lesley is one of the best trainers I have met in the past 5 years."

Abdullah Ashour Khallaf
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, KSA

"Lesley is an expert, her experience is very relevant. She gave examples according to our industry level for us to understand better."

Saima Naeem
Deputy Manager Student Affairs
RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, UAE

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Talent Management in the GCC Q&A Session

The issue with many companies today is that organisations put tremendous effort into attracting employees to their company, but spend little time on retaining and developing talent. Organisations recognise that they do better business when their people are engaged, motivated, and yes, talented. Having the right people in place at the right time is a key aspect to continued growth, success, or even just stability. This course will provide you with what it takes to have the right people ready. It will help you to create a programme that enables you to understand the whole talent management process and concept, create methodologies to measure talent, and decide how to help people grow and prepare for their own futures while supporting and growing the organisation by applying the most current research in talent management for our ever changing marketplaces.

  • The Talent Management Continuum
  • The Concept Of Talent Management
  • Aligning Talent Management To Business Strategy
  • Developing An Effective Talent Management Strategy
  • The Tools Of A Robust Talent Management Process
  • Attracting Strategies
  • Exploring Best Practice Strategies For Attracting The Best People
  • Selection Strategies
  • Conducting Talent Assessments To Create A Talent Profile
  • Talent Review Meetings
  • Succession Planning
  • Performance Management
  • Talent Development – Exploring Different Options For Talent
  • Development
  • Retaining The Talent You Need
  • Measuring Your Success
  • Evaluating And Assessing Your Talent Strategy
Who Should Attend

This innovative course is designed for HR professionals who are responsible for designing and implementing the talent management strategy within their organisation. Appropriate job titles include:

  • Talent Management Managers
  • Career Development Specialists
  • Recruitment Managers/Executives
  • Leadership and Management Development Professionals
  • Mid to Senior HR Professionals responsible for developing HR strategies
Benefits Of Attending
  • Improve your understanding of effective talent management
  • Discover how to attract and retain the very best talent for your business
  • Explore why developing an employer brand value proposition is paramount in attracting the talent you want and need
  • Explore different options for talent development and talent engagement
  • Manage talent turnover through implementing best practice retention strategies
  • Apply the multifaceted aspects of talent management to your own organisation
In Association With

    The George Washington University (GWU)

    The George Washington University School of Business is dedicated to excellence in its teaching and research about management within the United States and internationally. The school has a 75-year history of preparing men and women for leadership in both the private and public sectors. Known internationally for its dedication to academic excellence, the school draws students from all parts of the US and around the world. For further information on George Washington University School of Business, please visit their website www.sbpm.gwu.edu

    As Informa Middle East's academic partner, GW reviews a selected range Informa business and finance certificate courses and programmes. Delegates successfully completing these courses receive an Informa/GW Certificate of Completion. GW is also our academic partner for TwentyEighty formerly ESI) courses.

Course Director

    Lesley Harvey
    The Human Edge

    Lesley Harvey, Director – The Human Edge, is an accomplished management consultant specialising in Human Resources, an author, speaker and facilitator. She started her career in sales and marketing, followed by marketing management, and then Human Resources, where she used her marketing skills to good effect when managing employment branding, internal communications and building employee engagement within organisations.

    With over 18 years' experience in HR, Lesley has extensive hands-on expertise in large multinational organisations based in the UK and internationally. Before moving into consultancy, her major operational roles were as HR Director for Orange (mobile phones) in Thailand and South East Asia. She worked in Orange's international division based in London, and with the corporate global HR unit for Polygram. In these roles, she gained experience in strategic HR, operational HR process and systems design, and in global mobility and talent management. Lesley has also taken the lead in company startups, the largest of which was a telecommunications company where she managed the HR, training, health, safety and facilities management divisions and recruited not only her own team but also 2,700 staff over a period of eight months enabling the company to meet its launch dates.

    Most recently, Lesley has been working as a management consultant. She has a particular interest in organisational development and culture change, and has worked on several projects for large and small organisations in both start-up and operational environments including:

    • Organisational transformation
    • Job design
    • Development of compensation and benefits programmes
    • Culture change
    • Organisation re-structuring, strategy and culture development
    • Development of HR systems
      - Performance management
      - Competency models
      - HR policy manuals
    • Development and delivery of leadership development programmes
    • Internal communications

    Lesley's international experience includes working in Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Germany, Pakistan, Belgium, the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Syria, Hungary, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt, Saudi Arabia as well as in the UK, in industries ranging from FMCG, pharmaceuticals, retail, media, local and national government, through to telecommunications, production and banking.

Venue and Accommodation

    The Address, Dubai Marina


    The Address Dubai Marina
    Dubai Marina
    P.O. Box 32923, Dubai, UAE
    T: +971 4 4367777
    F: +971 4 4367788
    W: http://www.theaddress.com/en/hotel/dubai-marina

    click here for directions

    Standing tall in the heart of one of Dubai's most vibrant neighbourhoods, where crystal waters shimmer against modern architecture and luxury yachts moor alongside trendsetting restaurants, The Address Dubai Marina is a haven for the discerning traveller.

    With 200 luxurious rooms, five superb restaurants and lounges, a relaxing spa, spectacular infinity pool and state of the art meeting and event facilities, The Address Dubai Marina will keep you refreshed and inspired.

    Perfectly situated for your business needs, The Address Dubai Marina is just a short ride away from Dubai Media and Internet Cities, Knowledge Village, Jebel Ali Free Zone, and within walking distance from the metro station.

    And what is business without a little fun? With the white sand beaches of the Arabian Gulf just a stroll away, and the hotel's direct link to the stylish Dubai Marina Mall, The Address Dubai Marina gives you every reason to extend your stay and unwind.


    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517
    E: hospitality@informa.com


    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.

Course Fees
Date Course Fee Before
8 May 2017
Course Fee Before
12 June 2017
Final Fee
17 – 20 July 2017
US$ 3,995 US$ 4,495 US$ 4,995
Course fee includes documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions and successfully complete the assessment will receive a Certificate of Completion from Informa/GW.


Book and pay full fee for two colleagues and the third attends for FREE

  • Not applicable in conjunction with corporate discounts
  • Payment to be settled before start of the course to avail the offer
  • This offer is not applicable on Early Bird Prices

For more information, email Andy Watts on a.watts@informa.com

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