Sample Retreat Agenda

Talent Management Retreat

(Sample Agenda)


To improve cohesion and collaboration among the three groups of Talent Management: Talent Acquisition, Talent Development and Recruiting; to strengthen department communication and effectiveness.


8:00 to 8:30                          Arrival and Breakfast


8:30 to 10:00                        Welcome & Setting the Stage

Facing Change and Challenge

Cultivating a Growth Mindset


10:00 to 10:15                      Break


10:15 to 11:15                      Lands Exercise

Understanding and Appreciating Roles & Responsibilities

Going from Awareness to Effectiveness


11:15 to 12:30                      Collaborative Leadership

Breaking the Silos

Tribing and Networking


12:30 to 1:30                        Lunch and Connection Exercise


1:30 to 2:30                          Managing Ourselves and Others

Expressing Expectations

Creating Alignment

Providing Feedback


2:30 to 3:30                          Creating a Commitment Plan for Enhanced Engagement

Where Are We Now?

Where Do We Want to Be?

How Do We Get There?


3:30 to 4:00                          Summary and Closing Statements