Traditional approaches to people and HR management no longer work. People who lead creative teams and businesses have responded in a variety of ways to the fundamental changes in organization that impact on both personal and professional spheres. Some decide to track staff strengths, weaknesses and performance in great detail. Others might emphasize building more sustainable relationships and supportive environments. Against the backdrop of these momentous changes, this course gives participants an in-depth and actionable understanding of the key issues, strategic theories and analytical tools in talent management, as well as links between effective HR management and organization performance.