TPM Academy Curriculum

June 4, 2018
Talent Pipeline Management (TPM) Curriculum

The TPM Academy™ is an in-person training for leaders in workforce to learn the TPM approach. The TPM Academy curriculum is comprised of six chapters, one for each strategy, together serving as a handbook for implementing TPM. The accompanying web tools bring the curriculum to life and support business organizations leading these efforts.

Talent Pipeline Management (TPM) CurriculumTPM Orientation

Before diving into the six TPM strategies, begin with the TPM Orientation, designed to familiarize you with some TPM basics and orient you toward the design of the curriculum that you are about to explore.

  • Getting to Know TPM
  • Key TPM Terms and Definitions
  • Introducing TPM to your Network
  • TPM Support Resources

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Orientation Overview


Strategy 1: Organize Employer Collaboratives

Create a collaborative that organizes employers to identify the most promising opportunities for engagement around similar workforce needs.

Strategy 1 Overview

Strategy 2: Engage in Demand Planning

Develop projections for job openings to determine with accuracy the type of talent and how much of it employers need.

Strategy 2 Overview

Strategy 3: Communicate Competency and Credential Requirements

Create a shared language to better communicate hiring requirements of critical jobs to improve employer signaling.

Strategy 3 Overview

Strategy 4: Analyze Talent Flows

Identify where employers historically source their most qualified talent and analyze the capacity of those sources—as well as untapped talent sources—to meet projected demand.

Strategy 4 Overview

Strategy 5: Build Talent Supply Chains

Build and manage the performance of talent supply chains to create a positive return on investment for all partners.

Strategy 5 Overview

Strategy 6: Continuous Improvement

Use data from your talent supply chain to identify the most promising improvement opportunities to generate a better return on investment in the future.

Strategy 6 Overview