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How to Build Competency Models in Your Organization

  • Review your organization‘s strategic plan and goals.
  • What talent management needs are implied?
  • For what key job(s) would competency model(s) help?
  • How would the competency model(s) be applied to meet talent management needs?
  • For what key job should a competency model be developed first?
  • Is this job similar to one of the 12 jobs for which we have already developed a competency model? (See page on Sample Competency Models)
  • If yes, follow the process for adapting this competency model for your organization.
  • If no, use the process and tools for developing a competency model for a different job.