KNOWLEDGE• A familiarity with someone or something, that can include facts, information, descriptions acquired through experience or education. It can refer to both the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject.
SKILL An ability and capacity acquired through deliberate, systematic, and sustained effort to smoothly and adaptively carryout complex activities or job functions involving ideas(cognitive skills), things (technical skills), and/or people (interpersonal skills).
BEHAVIORA response of an individual or group to an action, environment, person, or stimulus.
COMPETENCYCompetencies are behaviors thatencompass the knowledge, skills, and attributes required forsuccessful performance.
COMPETENCY Knowledge Skills AttributesBehavior required for successful performance
What is Competency Model?Competency model delineates the specific mix of Knowledge, Skills, Attributes required to perform a role. It’s effective tool for selection, training and development, succession planning and performance management. Competency models concentrate on desirable behavior rather than personality traits because personality traits are difficult to measure.
From the beginning… What are our pillars? Our pillars are the 5 competencies that are developed within our members to become agents of positive change and in turn, go on to create the needed impact in society.
• Actively seeking to encourage diversity; shows openness and respect towards other cultures, works effectively with individuals of diverse cultures, styles and abilities, making optimum use of their insights and ideas towards the fulfillment of goals.
increases awareness about other cultures and world affairsinteracts and works effectively with people of diverse culturesand backgroundsshows openness and flexibilitydemonstrates ability to adapt and adjusts
• Demonstrating ability in coming up with and implementing new ideas, organizing and managing resources and opportunities, engaging and influencing others, taking risks and finding innovative solutions to increase performance.
looks out for challenges and opportunitiescomes up with innovative ideas to increase performanceachieves results by managing resources, processes and riskseffectivelyworks to achieve goal in spite of barriers or difficulties
• Approaching social, economic, environmental issues in a sustainable manner and taking a prompt action for improvement while considering the long term consequences of actions and the involvement of others.
keeps in mind the long-term consequences of present actionskeeps in mind the bigger picture and how different factorsinterconnect and relate to each other;demonstrates personal commitment and accepts responsibility foroutcomeslooks for and implements innovative solutions to address societalneeds and issues;
• Showing consistency and honesty about own intentions, motives, feelings, recognizing own feelings and those of others demonstrating respect, empathy and appropriate behaviour towards others; adjusting to different situations and personalities.
empathizes and senses others feelings and perspectivescommunicates about own feelings and emotionsdemonstrates consistency in speech, responses and actionsestablishes good interpersonal relationships by helping people feelvalued, appreciated, supported and involved.
• Demonstrating self-awareness, identifying areas for development of self and others; continuously increasing own/others knowledge and skills by trying different learning methods.
is aware of his/her own strengths and capitalizes on theseseeks and uses feedback and other sources of information to identifyappropriate areas for own developmentputs acquired knowledge, understanding, or skill to practical usefacilitates development of others
Competency Assessment What is current development level of my competencies?Competency Assessment Tool
Development Steps Individually Involve others Opportunities in AIESEC