Course Overview

Job Analysis is the systematic study of jobs. Job analysis information serves as the foundation for all strategic talent management work. It connects organizational strategy and works outcomes by providing a clear understanding of the required job behaviors, the human characteristics required to perform the activities, the context in which the job is performed, and the outcomes of the job.

In this course, participants will understand the benefits of using a job analysis for system integration, compliance, efficiency, and strategic alignment.   Participants will gain knowledge of the role of job analysis in a Talent Management system, the steps involved in conducting a job analysis, how to use various job analysis tools and methods, and how to write job descriptions.  They will also learn about competency modeling and the steps in creating a competency model.

Learning Objectives

In this course, participants will build the capability to:

  • Explain the benefits of conducting a job analysis
  • Explain the difference between a job analysis and a competency model
  • Select between a job analysis or a competency model, to address a specific need
  • Select the job analysis method and tools for a specific need
  • Conduct the steps involved in a job analysis
  • Conduct a job analysis interview
  • Conduct the steps required to create a competency model

Course Modules

  1. Module 1 Job Analysis conceptual framework
  2. Module 2 Products of Job Analysis
  3. Module 3 Employment Equity legislation and Job Descriptions
  4. Module 4 The Job Analysis Methods & Techniques
  5. Module 5 The Job Analysis Process
  6. Module 6 Competency Modelling
  7. Module 7 Phases in developing a competency model
  8. Module 8 Steps in developing a competency model

Course includes:

  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Job Analysis & competency modelling toolkit
  • Downloadable tools
  • Full lifetime access
  • Certificate of completion