Contents and Schedule
Spring 2018 (2.5 days)
- What is strategic talent management?
- Features of a mature talent management strategy
- Different approaches to talent management: inclusive vs. exclusive, key positions and key players
- The changing context and business case for talent management
- Talent identification and segmentation within the organization
- How to attract, develop and retain your best people, the talent that is willing to fill key positions in your organization
- Case from a leading organization in the field
Vlad Vaiman, Associate Dean and Professor, California Lutheran University, USA
Dr. Vlad Vaiman is professor of international management at California Lutheran University in the USA and is a visiting professor at several top universities around the world.
Dr Vaiman holds a PhD degree in International Management from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and an MBA in Strategic Management and Human Resources from the School of Business of the University of Wyoming, USA. His professional experience includes working on various consulting assignments for a number of major organizations around the world, including USA, Canada, Switzerland, Austria, Russia, and other European countries. He is a long-time member of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants and a highly sought-after speaker on topics of talent management and cross-cultural communication and negotiations.
Dr. Vaiman has published three very successful books on managing talent in organizations – Smart Talent Management: Building Knowledge Assets for Competitive Advantage (with C. Vance), Talent Management of Knowledge Workers: Embracing the Non-Traditional Workforce, and Managing Talent of Self-initiated Expatriates (with A. Haslberger).
Dr. Vaiman’s academic work has appeared in several top academic journals including the Academy of Management Learning & Education, Academy of Management Perspectives, Human Resource Management, Thunderbird International Business Review, and the International Journal of Human Resource Management.
Riitta Lumme-Tuomala, Head of Growth, Director of Russia and Talent Management, Aalto University Executive Education
Riitta Lumme-Tuomala is Head of Growth and Director of Russia and Talent Managementat at Aalto University Executive Education. She defended her DBA-dissertation on Talent Management in June 2017. Her key qualifications are in the areas of leadership, especially from the point of view of different generations at the same workplace, young potential development, talent management and individual diversity (MBTI Step I and Step II Certification in 2009). She is an experienced and frequent lecturer at Aalto EE programs on the above mentioned topics.
Her work experience is from Pfizer (HRD Manager 2001 – 2005), Mercuri Urval (2000 – 2001), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (Regional Finance Officer, Africa 1995 – 1999).
At Aalto EE, she is responsible for Marketing and Alumni relations. She is also heading the Russian Business area cooperating with top Russian Business Schools and working with High Potential and Talent Management concepts.