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6 courses + capstone project
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Strategic Talent Acquisition

Certificate Program
Attracting the right talent is one of today’s top business challenges. A strategic talent acquisition function is more crucial than ever as companies navigate an increasingly complex talent landscape. This Strategic Talent Acquisition certification program helps you develop the comprehensive skill set you need to create and implement a talent acquisition strategy that is aligned with and successfully supports business priorities.

What you will learn

Create and implement a talent acquisition strategy integrated with business priorities and HR processes
Build, integrate, and effectively communicate an EVP that will resonate with your ideal talent
Master holistic talent acquisition management to optimize the employee lifecycle
Keep top candidates engaged and enthusiastic with a memorable candidate experience
Master sprint recruiting to improve vacancy prioritization, hiring manager accountability, and candidate experience


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Program structure

Talent Acquisition Strategy & Workforce Planning
2 modules
• 3 lessons
4.5 hours
Build an effective Talent Acquisition strategy
Enhance the strategic value of Talent Acquisition for your organization. This Talent Acquisition Strategy and Workforce Planning course will guide you through the practical steps to build a talent acquisition practice that integrates with your organizational goals. You will also learn about the impact of talent on company performance and how you can better support business strategy through recruiting initiatives.
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Understand why TA is different from recruitment and why it is a strategic pillar of a successful organization
Align your Talent Acquisition practices with HR practices and the organizational strategy
Build an effective Talent Acquisition strategy to attract top talent for critical vacancies
Learn how to meet your organization’s talent needs with a robust pipeline of best-fit talent
Creating a Talent Acquisition Strategy
Workforce Planning for TA Professionals
Sprint Recruiting
2 modules
• 6 lessons
3.5 hours
Design Thinking and Candidate Experience
3 modules
• 10 lessons
6.5 hours
Redefining Your EVP
3 modules
• 8 lessons
5 hours
Talent Acquisition Management
1 module
• 4 lessons
2 hours
Recruitment Analytics
2 modules
• 5 lessons
5 hours
Capstone Project
Exam + Project
1.5 hours

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Creating a Talent Acquisition Strategy
Use your new skills to map an organization's TA maturity
TA Maturity Framework Template
A practical guide to understanding talent acquisition maturity
Assessment - Growth vs. Fixed Mindset
Gain a deeper understanding of the growth mindset, a key enabler of agile work
Case Study - Implementing Sprint Recruiting at a Healthcare Provider Organization
Get hands-on with sprint recruiting in this interactive case study
Case Study: Designing Virtual Employee Experiences
Apply design thinking principles to design virtual employee experiences at a fully remote company
Toolkit: Designing and Testing Desired Experience
A practical resource to bring your ideal candidate experience within reach
Wellbeing Program Template
Plan and track wellbeing programs with ease
Competing Values Culture Framework
A practical guide and template to help you understand your organizational culture
Planning Your HR Hackathon
A practical guide to organizing and facilitating a hackathon for HR
Diversity Metrics
Learn about five key diversity metrics you can integrate in your hiring practices
Calculating NPS
Get hands-on experience calculating a critical metric in this case study
Calculating the Cost per Hire
A practical reference for a crucial recruitment metric
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Why should I enroll in this Strategic Talent Acquisition Certification Program?

Recruiting and retaining the right talent remains a challenge for many companies. With rapidly changing employee expectations and business needs, as well as a fluctuating labor market, a strategic approach to talent acquisition is essential. In this online Strategic Talent Acquisition Certificate Program, you will develop the skills that will help you develop and execute a talent acquisition strategy that makes your organization an employer of choice for top talent. You will also learn how to take an evidence-based approach to talent acquisition, and to ensure your operations optimally support your strategy using the Agile methodology.

Is there a fixed schedule?

No. This program is 100% online and self-paced! When you learn and how much time you spend each day, week, or month is up to. In total, you will need to invest approximately 35 hours to finish the program and obtain your certificate.

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Which languages are the courses conducted in?

All courses are conducted in English with English subtitles available.

Is this program the right fit for me?

If you’re not sure if this program is the right fit, we are here to help you determine which program is the right fit for your goals and needs! Simply talk to one of our admissions advisors or send them an email at [email protected].

Do I need any software tools to complete this program?

No special software tools are required to complete this program. All materials needed are provided in the training platform.

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Annahitta Motevallizadeh
Ecaussinnes-d'Enghien, Belgium
Verified Alumni
8 months ago
It helped me to build up additional knowledge and provides a holistic view of talent acquisition.
Alex Stuart
Verified Alumni
9 months ago
I loved portions of this. The repetition was quite high however, with many courses overlapping in subject matter and there were some errors int he end of unit quiz work.
Chanreaksmey Yi
Verified Alumni
9 months ago
This course enables me to become competent in doing my job. In addition, It boosts my confidence to reflect through my entire recruitment process to make it more interactive and engaging with candidates. Highly recommended to every professional talent acquisition who wants to explore new tools and practical learning concepts in advance your career to the next level.
United States
Verified Alumni
10 months ago
great training

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