Korn Ferry Leadership Potential Solution Certification

With Korn Ferry Leadership Potential Solution, you can:

  • Objectively evaluate leadership potential - Utilise Korn Ferry’s global scope and scale to accurately identify the individuals who can lead within your organisation.

  • Invest in the right individuals - Measure the critical components of leadership potential, so you can invest in the right talent and target the right areas for development.

  • Take decisive action - assess leadership potential for a role or at a specific level.

  • Deliver feedback and coaching to assessment participants.

This two-day, instructor-led course introduces you to a range of topics relating to the assessment, identification, and development of High Potential talent. This includes the business case for identifying High Potential, associated best practices, and the common language we use for it within Korn Ferry. You will also explore the research methodology and science behind High Potential assessments, looking at areas such as reliability, validity, scoring, and impacts. The coaching structure, process, and flow will be studied and practiced.

Who Should Attend?

  • Organisational Development or HR business partners - those who influence organisational talent strategy and implementation

  • Delegates recommended by HR or OD business to receive the deepest knowledge dive into the Potential Solution

  • Designated individuals who will provide coaching using the instrument

  • Clients who are involved with the KFAS – The Korn Ferry Assessment Solution/HUB and are expanding to full use of the Talent Management Component of the technology platform.Course overview

Why Korn Ferry & Alison Grieve

Korn Ferry is the preeminent authority on leadership and talent. It has unrivalled data to cut through the noise and dissect the traits of superior leaders. For nearly half a century, clients have trusted them to recruit world-class leaders. The Korn Ferry Institute, their research and analytics arm, was established to share intelligence and expert points of view on talent and leadership. They aim to increase understanding of how strategic talent decisions contribute to competitive advantage, growth and success.


Alison, an independent qualified Korn Ferry Consultant, is an organisational performance and leadership development specialist with over 20 years of both operational and leadership roles in a large multinational organisation. She is also a qualified senior executive coach. Alison has extensive international experience having lived and worked in the UK, France and USA. Alison’s current passion is helping leaders develop their Learning Agility. 

What's included in the fee?

  • Two-day course materials and practice with the suite of tools, as well as lunch and refreshments.

  • 14 hours of CEU credit hours through the HR Certification Institute™ and the Society for Human Resource Management.

  • Fees are due and payable at the time of registration. Additional logistical details will be sent with a confirmation of your enrolment.


  • Explore the use of the Korn Ferry Leadership Potential Report, the business need, and best practices around identifying potential in the work of talent management.

  • Obtain a common language and understanding of the Korn Ferry Leadership Potential report and model of leadership potential that make up the instrument.

  • Engage with Korn Ferry to use our single platform technology successfully and create assessment projects that leverage all the survey administrative options and create an effective rater experience.

  • Analyze and interpret Leadership Potential reports accurately: Participant Potential report, Risk Factors report, and Talent Grid report.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in the research methodology and science behind the creation of the instrument, reliability, validity, scoring, and impacts.

  • Explore the structure and coaching methods for facilitating meaningful report delivery sessions with an individual or group.

  • Demonstrate clarity of the assessment instrument in a practice coaching session segment; for (in session) observation and feedback.


  • Use the Korn Ferry Leadership Potential Solution to provide data important to individuals and organisations as they think about leadership potential.

  • Expertly implement the Leadership Potential Solution to assess and identify key talent with the skills required to succeed in leadership roles.

  • Facilitate meaningful report delivery feedback sessions.

  • Build future bench strength through developmental assignments and placements.

  • Qualify as an approved coach to deliver Leadership Potential report feedback sessions to maintain the integrity of the instrument and demonstrate best practice.

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Public certification courses are facilitated by expert practitioners and recognised by the Society for Human Resource Management and eligible for continuing education credits. Information about how to claim credits from a public certification will be provided shortly after the certification takes place.

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Alison Grieve is a practical, experienced business leader with over 20 years experience in managerial and leadership roles in a large multinational prior to setting up Business in People. 

Alison was very engaging and knowledgable. She gave everyone the change to give examples, ask questions and learn from one another.
— S Bennett


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