Designing a Competency Framework : 10 lessons learned 

10 learnings from designing competency frameworks 

This Tool draws on our experience of designing and implementing competency frameworks across different sectors and organisational size.

There are generally two approaches to developing a competency framework; either licence an ‘off-the-shelf’ framework, or develop one from scratch.  Both approaches have their pros and cons.

This Guide shares with you 10 of the lessons we have learned either from the initial design of the competency framework or from improving models already in place