The Talent Benchstrength® E-Learning Course Platform


Subscriptions start at $299 and include a 3-day free trial

The Talent Benchstrength E-Learning Courses are offered in 3 HRCI and SHRM pre-approved bundles:

Overview Courses: Six courses covering the concepts of talent review meetings, succession planning, key expert programs, critical positions and high potentials, as well as baseline metrics to gather now.

Project Planning Courses: Nine courses taking you step-by-step through the planning and preparation phases of the talent review meeting process. Multiple downloadable handouts are included with these courses. Additional methodology and decision points for your succession and/or high potential strategy are included in these courses.

Talent Review Meeting Facilitation: Six courses focusing on tips and techniques for scheduling, planning, and facilitating effective Talent Reviews. Additionally, post Talent Review action plans are discussed, along with ideas to increase the follow-through of the development action plans for successors and top talent.

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These courses establish the foundation and the strategy for a talent benchstrength strategy, which could include talent review meetings, succession planning, high potential programs, critical positions, talent pools and key expert talent programs.

In addition to the e-learning courses listed below, subscribers receive the option to:

  1. Post questions and discussions within the courses for other students and for Doris to respond to with ideas and potential solutions for you! (Use the DISCUSSIONS BUTTON in the top-right hand corner of your screen to post questions.)
  2. Hold a 1-hour complimentary virtual consulting meeting with author and instructor Doris Sims Spies, SPHR to discuss your specific talent benchstrength situation and to discuss questions and issues on a 1-on-1 basis.
  3. Download Handouts / Templates (provided with some of the courses, as shown below) that you can modify for use within your own organization!
  4. Users who subscribe to an Annual Subscription option will also receive copies of Doris’ two books…The Talent Review Meeting Facilitator’s Guide and The 30-Minute Guide to Talent and Succession Management!


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