Managing the competency in an organisation is a strategic process. It is the perfect structure for ensuring the work of employees supports the goals of the business.
Any business that is considering implementing software for competency management should for a tool to assist its efforts, not to entirely automate them. Competence can never be a totally automated process.
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Over the last few years software to help organisations organise and manage the skill set of employees has emerged. Although still a small market, the number of available systems is increasing. Many organisations have found that the software has become an invaluable tool for recording, managing and reporting on staff competence.
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Just as a blueprint is needed to build a house, a competency architecture is needed to build a job profile. Find out how to create relevant job profiles.
We will be demonstrating E-qual Competence Assurance Management System, our online competence assessment and tracking tool at the OSCC 2016 exhibition.
The OPITO Safety and Competence Conference (OSCC) is the only annual, global event focused entirely on safety and competency in oil and gas.
A knowledgeable, skilled and well-trained workforce is critical to a company’s success. Improving competencies allows an organisation to remain adaptable and competitive, ultimately contributing to increased productivity and greater revenue.
A ‘lack of procedural compliance’ contributed to a potentially catastrophic incident.
A cable was supposed to catch and slow down the E-2C Hawkeye as it landed on the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D Eisenhower in Norfolk, Virginia.
So what is a Competence Management System? In plain old English, it simply means introducing arrangements to control a cycle of activities within your organisation. The end result? A system which assures and develops competent performance.
Effective competence management ensures that workflow is managed safely and in an efficient way, maximising productivity and ensuring workforce capability. A good quality Competence Management System (CMS) will bring real and lasting benefits to any oil and gas organisation.
MISC Berhad has reduced vessel costs by almost 10 per cent through the use of a computerised crew competence management program and other initiatives.
INEOS plants at Grangemoouth have been criticised by government watchdogs for failings on health, safety and the environment.
To advance in their careers, medical services professionals must master the three pillars of the core competency model: personal effectiveness, skill efficiency and career power.
When implementing Competency Management it is vital to understand the difference between skills and competencies, as well as the different types of competencies needed within an organisation.
DDL Ltd’s competence assurance management software has been adopted by Sparrows Group to monitor the competence of its workforce.
Most industries adhere to some form of compliance, be it generated by government legislation or by industrial sector standards.
What is competence? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the definition of the word ‘Competence’ is as follows:
The ability to do something successfully or efficiently: ‘courses to improve the competence of staff’