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TMI exists to help organizations leverage human talent to better prepare for the future. Conventional Human Resources, from the concept and profession to the system as a whole, began failing even in the most resilient of organizations by the turn of the new millennium. At TMI, our goal is to restore the field of HR through Talent Management as the cornerstone of modern businesses and organizations. We will continue breaking new grounds in Talent Management, from definitions and models to structure, approach and practice. Additionally, we will continuously explore how TMI can enrich the concepts, ideals and systems of HR with Talent Management through our knowledge and standards.

We will empower organizations, Human Resource leaders and Talent Management practitioners with the agility required to respond to the challenges of the future and arm them for these new challenges. At TMI, we are on a mission to deliver confidence to nations, to their industries, and to their professionals. Adoption of international standards in Talent Management will add the most to their capabilities, promise, acumen and their will to succeed in the present and future. TMI is in the business of inspiring confidence - confidence in the power of effective Talent Management - and we shall always seek to grow this confidence.

The Preamble The TMI Charter on Standards Development for Talent Management Excellence, 2014.

How TMI Reboots HR
Talent Management

The Talent Management Institute's standards, credentials and knowledge lead the revolution in the way organizations leverage their human capital for enduring success. TMI seeks to go beyond merely fueling 21st century HR through Talent Management. It is working to make this emerging discipline the new engine for organizations’ bold march into the future.

Our advancements in Talent Management have led to the development of the TMI standards and credentials that help CHROs and HR Business Partners embrace Talent Management as a functional practice within the fabric of HR and assist organizations in enhancing their next round of growth through talent and human capital. TMI frameworks for enterprise talent systems help organizations discover the power of Talent Management and adopt it as a business hyper–function to catalyze success. TMI standards and certifications stand on a robust framework of knowledge derived through years of comprehensive studies on the dynamics of talent and human capital in business and management globally. TMI certifications for professionals promote higher levels of excellence in the thought and practice of Talent Management. In a similar vein, TMI Fellow programs blend TMI knowledge and expertise to offer high achieving HR professionals, CHROs, international leaders, consultants, and academics in human capital management an unprecedented opportunity to learn the art and science of Talent Management.

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About TMI

TMI is a world leader in Talent Management credentialing and is widely credited for its contribution in developing Talent Management into a profession of critical significance for global industry and business. While TMI initiatives, standards frameworks and body of knowledge spell the state of the art in Talent Management today, TMI certifications for professionals and enterprise talent systems have become industry leading qualifications demonstrating leadership and excellence in the thought and practice of Talent Management.

For more than a decade, TMI has been in pursuit of making Talent Management a vital organizational function. TMI standards, knowledge frameworks, and credentials are regarded today as the most authoritative in Talent Management standards. They also seek to facilitate sustained excellence and the all-around effectiveness of enterprise HR in talent focused organizations.

TMI credentials are transforming the practice of Talent Management today. Across 183 countries, TMP, STMP & GTML credentials in Talent Management have emerged as the world's foremost international qualifications in cutting edge Talent Management. Our certifications are for HR professionals who want to advance to the next level of performance in the industry. The TMI Associate Fellow & Global Fellow programs are designed for global HR leaders aiming to expand their professional influence and impact. Finally, the TMI-ETMS talent systems provide a standards framework and credentials that are widely recognized as the world's first and most robust systems for organizations looking to effectively embed Talent Management in their HR practice.

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    Global Pioneer in Talent Management Standards

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    Transformational Associate Fellow & Global Fellow programs for HR leaders.

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    World’s first international qualifications in Talent Management

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    Establishing benchmarks for Talent Management excellence

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    TMI-Exam network extending across 183 countries

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    TMI–ETMS standards - The first in Talent Management for Enterprise HR

TMI Certifications & Programs

TMI Credentials and programs aim to fuel career growth and expand the power and impact of Talent Management professionals in their organizations. HR professional and organizations certified in global Talent Management exhibit capabilities for transforming the conventional HR department into a more energetic, agile and strategic function. The robust TMI framework aims to engrain Talent Management into every strategic business decision.

TMI offers the world's most powerful set of certifications for HR and Talent Management professionals with our TMP, STMP and GTML certifications. TMI has also introduced the TMI Fellow programs in Talent Management, the most advanced learning opportunity for the world's most ambitious HR professionals and CHROs. TMI certifications are credible and applicable worldwide as they prove certified individuals display competency and are able to execute Talent Management roles effectively. The TMI Universal Knowledge Framework (TMI-UKF) provides the most effective knowledge-based model Talent Management professionals can follow to enhance their expertise and perspectives.

Similarly, the TMI Enterprise Talent Management Standards (the TMI-ETMS) reliably empowers organizations with a Talent Management focus. TMI-ETMS certified organizations exhibit significant ease when following an optimized combination of talent focused practices.

TMI Certifications Programs

Currently, TMI offers three international certification programs for HR professionals and two TMI-Fellow programs for global HR Leaders for advanced Talent Management learning..

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The TMI–ETMS series of credentials for enterprises includes two variants
TMI–ETMS10 and
that cover 14 critical areas of strategic importance driving Talent Management excellence in modern organizations.

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  • Governance Structure

    The TMI governance structure consists of four key compartments: the Governing Council, the Ethics Control Board, the Professional Certifications Board and the Enterprise Certifications Board. These boards, in turn, have several councils and committees that oversee a variety of regulatory and management mandates.

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  • TMI Code of Ethics

    TMI's values are comprehensively reflected in the TMI Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct. We believe high ethical standards are critical. They drive and guide TMI toward achieving its mission of promoting excellence in the Talent Management profession globally by following the highest standards in training, education, integrity and professional excellence.

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  • TMI Standards

    The TMI body of standards and frameworks include three main pieces: the Enterprise Talent Management Standards System (TMI–ETMS System) for enterprise HR organizations, the TMI Body of Knowledge for Talent Management Professionals (the TMI-TMBoK), and the TMI Universal Knowledge Framework for defining standards and competence of Talent Management professionals (the TMI-UKF).

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simply, apply for a partnership with TMI.

  • Apply for a Certification

    Start the process of acquiring a TMP, STMP, GTML, and all other TMI-Fellow programs in Talent Management for yourself.

  • Get your Enterprise Certified

    Your search for the world’s best Talent Management standards for your enterprise ends now. Explore TMI–ETMS for your company now.

  • Partner with TMI

    Connect to the state –of–the–art in Talent Management worldwide through partnering with TMI.

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