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Basics of competence management

by Apr 27, 2022Competency Management

In this chapter, you will learn the basics of competence management. How is competence management defined? Why should competence management be practised? Where can it be applied? And how is it demarcated as part of human resource management? We will address these questions in the next three articles.

This chapter explains the basics of competence management. The following questions are clarified in more detail:

What are competencies?

What is a skill catalogue and what is it used for?

What are competency models? What competency models exist and which is most suitable for my organisation?

What is a skill matrix? What do I use it for?

If you already know the basics by heart and want to delve deeper into the subject of competence management, you can jump straight to the next chapters:

Chapter 4: Practical implementation

Chapter 5: Tips for implementation

About the Author

Nadja Weinzettl

Nadja Weinzettl

Digital Marketing Manager at Skilltree. In addition to marketing-related topics, her interests include skills management and human resources development.

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