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Designing a Competency Framework

10 learnings from designing competency frameworks 

This Tool draws on our experience of designing and implementing dozens of competency frameworks over the years across different sectors and organisations of different sizes. We know what works - and what doesn't.

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.

In this Guide we share with you 10 of the lessons we have learned over the years from designing a competency framework from scratch or from improving models already in place.