Competency Development


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The benefits of core competency development are apparent, from clarifying job expectations to improving teamwork, increasing profitability, and retaining key staff.

So, the question we all can face is whether you want to run courses in competency development.

Before you start thinking of scenarios of late nights struggling over slide decks or workbooks, let me draw your attention to the instant availability of prewritten training course materials.

With this ready-made content, you can quickly start running a professional training course on competency development.

These competency development training materials will help participants understand competencies and how they can benefit a company.

These training course materials will teach teams about critical components of competency development, learning styles, obstacles to competency development, a competency-based approach, leadership competencies, competency mapping, and stages of learning.

This competency development training material is suitable for anyone who wants to share an understanding of the role of competency development within the workplace or as part of their role. This includes all line managers, supervisors, and team leads.

This competency development training material explains how to identify competencies, understand the performance factors required, identify the types of learning involved, and use competencies in the workplace.

The course materials will primarily meet the needs of participants new to competency development.

Who Should Use These Training Course Materials?

  • Individuals looking to start delivering courses: Oak Innovation’s instant availability and trainer-friendly training course material mean you can get a course up and running within minutes.
  • New training professionals: This training course material is instantly available. You get complete course templates to deliver practical courses.
  • Development-focused managers: Oak Innovation is well known for its customizable course templates, so we highly recommend this training course material for people managers, especially team leads and supervisors who want to start delivering training courses.
  • Businesses and professionals offering training services:  If you need to offer training courses or provide workshops, Oak Innovation’s training course material makes the experience easy for everyone.
  • Entrepreneurs:  Oak Innovation’s focus on offering brandable and customizable products makes it the ideal course solution for starting a side hustle.
  • Companies interested in reducing costs: This training course material will save time and effort.


Sample Materials.

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Topics Covered.

1. Introduction to competencies

  • Setting the scene for the rest of the course, participants will explore a working definition of a competency.
  • A discussion on how the components of competencies are at the centre of all conversations on how knowledge, skills, and abilities develop.
  • This is a chance to explore how leadership becomes crucial in developing these skills.

2. Key considerations

  • The role of interdependencies.
  • The benefits of competencies.
  • Business-critical area of succession planning.
  • The role of communication and organizational skills.
  • Business awareness and teamwork skills.
  • The role of leadership and decision-making skills.
  • Trustworthiness and taking responsibility.
  • The value of being results-driven and possessing excellent problem-solving skills.

3. Twelve strong leadership competencies that companies will seek to attract.

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to supervise others.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Can manage performance.
  • Ability to build teams.
  • Excellent delegation skills.
  • Can manage and lead change.
  • Coaching and mentoring.
  • Problem-solving.
  • Can motivate others.

4. Competency mapping

  • What is competency mapping?
  • Identifying key performance factors.

5. The stages of learning

  • Key factors involved in learning new competencies.
  • Key learning models (e.g., VAK).

6. The different types of learning

  • The barriers to developing competency development skills.



Your participants will:

  • Understand how competencies can be a business driver.
  • Explore critical components of competency development.
  • Understand various learning styles.
  • Explore obstacles to competency development.
  • Understand a competency-based approach.


What’s Included?

You get instant access to everything you need.

  • Workbook.
  • Slides.
  • Instructor Manual.
  • 17 Free Training Games.
  • 17 Free Training Icebreakers.
  • 15 Practical Training Guides.
  • 2 Course Tests.
  • Activities/Exercises.
  • A Reading List.
  • A Course Advertorial.
  • An Action Plan.