Talent and Performance Management

Learn how Talent and Performance Management Fit into an Integrated Management System

Talent and performance management play critical roles in the attraction, development, and motivation of the top talent needed for your organization. The challenge of managing performance is a critical factor to organizational success. By taking Bryant University’s Talent and Performance Management course as part of your Human Resource Management Certificate program, you’ll master appraisal systems, link performance and reward systems, and evaluate approaches and effectiveness.

Key Knowledge Areas in Employee Management

Through this Talent and Performance Management course — part of Bryant’s larger Human Resource Management Certificate program — you will:

  • Differentiate talent vs. performance management, the goals of each, and where they fit into an integrated talent management system.
  • Create a performance management process that ensures an organization effectively monitors employee performance and understands its impact on organizational success.
  • Describe how an organization’s core values serve as the foundation to create a culture of performance and employee engagement.
  • Evaluate the importance of ongoing communication, feedback, and coaching.


  • Individuals completing the Human Resource Management Certificate
  • HR professionals seeking SHRM recertification 

Highlight: SHRM Recertification

Current HR professionals can earn 24 professional development credits (PDCs) for SHRM recertification with this course.

Course Requirements

This five-week, self-paced course includes guided learning with multimedia, interactive modules, and curated readings. Discussion posts are due on Mondays and all other deliverables are due on Saturdays. Expect approximately 4-5 hours of work per week.  

First-time online learner? “Strategies for Success” is a one-week module that will familiarize you with our learning system before you begin your program and ensure you are ready to participate. Required for all first-time, self-paced Bryant learners.

Course Format: Online, Self-Paced
Schedule: 5-week course, 4-5 hours/week
Begin the Sunday following enrollment
Tuition: $799
CEUs: 2.4
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Certificate Requirements

This course is part of the Human Resources Management Certificate. In order to receive the certificate, you must complete six courses from the list below: 

Bryant Value

Preferred Provider

Bryant is an SHRM approved provider and an HRCI approved provider.

High-Caliber Faculty

All of our online courses are taught by top-notch Bryant faculty or industry experts who are leaders within their field.

Interactive Learning

During this 5-week course, you’ll spend 4-5 hours per week on guided learning, interactive modules, and curated reading.

Meet Your Instructor: Roberta Gordon

Roberta Gordon serves as senior higher education advisor for workday services for Accenture’s Education and Government Consulting Practice. She brings more than 20 years of experience working in both higher education and human resources. The majority of her career was spent as the chief HR officer at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She has also served as the HR manager at a manufacturing subsidiary of Colgate Palmolive and as the compensation and benefits manager at Women and Infants Hospital. She holds an MBA from Bryant University.

Meet Your Instructor: Roberta Gordon

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