Competency: Strategic Competencies

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Strategic Competencies
Strategic Competency
Strategic competencies address the vertical dimension of the organization; how we must be effective in executing and accomplishing our strategic intent.

  •  Developing Effective Leaders
  •  Building High Performing Managers
  •  Leadership Attributes
  •  Manager Competencies
  •  and others

The Vertical Dimension
Strategic competencies focus on the vertical dimension of the organization supporting the notion that the organization benefits when future leaders and managers are competent in these defined areas.
Competency Integration
The competencies can be integrated into the Job Family Performance assessments according to their appropriate application.  This provides for consistency accountability, and measurability across the enterprise. 
Performance Statements
Each competency assessment contains unique performance statements, which supports how important the competency is to the success of the organization.  You may add, change, or delete any of the performance statements to customize the database to suit your needs.
Use of Strategic Competencies
The Global Competency assessments are ideally suited for use with

  • Succession Planning
  • Leadership Development Programs
  • Employee Development
  • Talent Acquisition

Note:  Remember, you can use a single competency or in combination with a group of competencies when constructing the assessment for your specific requirements and situations.
Index of Strategic Competencies

Leadership Effectiveness
Achieving Results
Creating a Collaborative Environment
Developing Commitment
Leading Chang

Management Effectiveness
Communicating Effectively
Developing Yourself and Others
Knowing the Company
Managing Work/Projects
Service Excellence
Serving the Client
Understanding Client Needs
Understanding the Business Environment
Managing People
Setting Standards
Developing Commitment
Achieving Results
Managing Projects
Conceptualizing and Planning the Project
Organizing and Implementing the Project
Tracking and Reporting Progress and Outcomes
Communicating With Customers
Communicating for Commitment
Communicating for Effectiveness
Communicating with Customers
Developing Effective Leaders
Behavioral Motivation
People Orientation
Personal Attributes
Building High Performing Managers
Personal Attributes
Management Attributes
Intellectual Attributes
Manager Competencies
Weighing Risks and Benefits
Taking Action
Understanding the Organization
Promoting Teamwork
Maintaining Positive Relationships
Facilitating Communication
Encouraging Creativity and Innovation
Seeing the Big Picture
Partnering for Mutual Benefit
Balancing Stamina and Workload
Applying Ethics and Values
Setting Challenging Goals
Having Behavioral Flexibility
Displaying Self-confidence
Senior Executive Leadership Effectiveness
Creating a Vision
Developing Commitment
Achieving Results
Team Playing
Senior Executive Management Effectiveness
Making Decisions
Following Through
Managing the Company
Senior Executive Business Development
Understanding the Market
Building the Market
Making the Sale
Senior Executive Service Excellence
Defining Client Needs
Serving the Client
Retaining the Client
Core Competencies
Strong Personal Convictions
Emotional Bonds
Team Oriented
Risk Taker
Drive to Excel
People Focused
Client Focus
Financial Acumen
Building and Leveraging Relationships
Global Perspective
Industry, Business, and Technology Insight
Strategic Thinking
Seasoned Judgment
Professional Presence
Coaching and Mentoring
Sales and Marketing
Pricing Models
There are two pricing models.  One for development of the content, and a second for using the content within the assessment portal system.
Development of the content. 
A. If The Ryan Group content is acceptable as is, you will be charged a licensing fee for use of the content. The content is in the form of a Microsoft Word file. 
B. If you want to customize the content, the fee is dependent upon the level of support you need from The Ryan Group. 
Assessment portal
C. If you want to use the portal to conduct assessments, the fee is dependent upon the number of users. 
Development Pricing
The cost is a factor of each organization’s needs.  There are 3 approaches.

1. Client Solution:  Provide the client organization access to the database for self-development. 

2. Partnering Solution: Client organization will partner with The Ryan Group for co-development and customization.

3. Turn Key Solution:  Client organization will outsource the project to The Ryan Group.
The Ryan Group’s Competency Assessment Portal
Once the competencies are developed, the client organization can easily access The Ryan Group’s competency assessment portal.  The portal provides three components highlighted below.
1. Individual Component
Individual respondents conduct the assessment with areas for verbatim responses.  Additional features include areas for input and feedback for identifying and linking expression of the competencies in the workplace, and for future development and action planning.
2. Manager Component
Through the administrative function, managers and facilitators setup and provide respondents with access to the selected assessments.  Managers and facilitators set expectations for the overall group’s level of performance using an expectation scale.  Managers and facilitators have access to detailed guides, helps, and resources in the manager toolkit. 
3. Reporting Component
Individual respondent competency report
Group results and outcomes report
Participant activity report
Effectiveness evaluation report
The “Cloud” Delivery Platform

  • Respondents take the diagnostic online in a secure environment with unique username and password.
  • Administrators monitor progress and reporting.

Branded Portal
The branded online portal system provides

  • A URL link for secure login.
  • An individual respondent site, accessible by username and password, for conducting assessments and printing individual reports.
  • An administrative site, accessible by master ID number, for administering, monitoring, and printing team/group reports.

Assessment Pricing
The cost is dependent upon the number of individual assessments and users with portal access. 

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