The Expertship Model

BECOMING A BETTER EXPERT INVOLVES IMPROVING YOUR PERFORMANCE AND MONITORING PROGRESS. AND FOR THAT TO WORK YOU NEED SOMETHING TO AIM FOR.

Over the years the Expertship Model was developed to serve that purpose. Now it acts as a guide and career path, demonstrating the areas requiring proficiency, to improve your effectiveness and move up the ranks towards Master Expert status. The basics of the model is detailed here.

THE EXPERTSHIP MODEL

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TECHNICAL DOMAIN

This represents the collection, application and transfer of knowledge. It’s what experts are known for, although individuals vary widely across the spectrum.

EXPERT KNOWLEDGE
You’re inquisitive and you acquire, retain and grow specialist knowledge better than most.

SOLUTIONING
You’re insightful, and able to apply that knowledge to uncover solutions many would miss.

KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER
You’re generous with your expertise, and happy to encourage and develop knowledge in those showing promise.

VALUE DOMAIN

This concerns an individual’s ability to contribute to overall business success.

MARKET CONTEXT
You can see the big picture, and you’re able to discern the sweet spot between organisational capability, competitor activity and customer requirements.

VALUE IMPACT
You’re aware of opportunity inherent in the business, and can help unlock hidden value.

CHANGE IMPACT
You’re sensitive to people’s resistance to change, adapting your approach in order to lead a smooth, and effective transition to the new.

RELATIONSHIP DOMAIN

This is about influencing, and engaging those around you in a positive manner.

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT
You’re perceptive and can build rewarding relationships across a range of stakeholders.

COLLABORATION
You’re communicative, and receptive when appropriate, enabling you to work well with others in a team, or lead the way when required.

PERSONAL IMPACT
You’re personable, empathetic and adaptive, and use these skills to influence others, making a positive impression while delivering results.

“The best thing about the program, which directly affected the way I work, was the section on stakeholder management. It was of immediate practical benefit to me”

NIR COHEN, IT PROJECT MANAGER

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