Strategic Workforce Planning: A Fundamental Beginner's Guide
- 1 hour on-demand video
- 4 downloadable resources
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- Certificate of Completion
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- The 5 steps of the strategic workforce planning process
- The activities to perform in each of the 5 steps
- Real-world examples of strategic workforce planning
- Be able to understand basic arithmetic
Strategic workforce planning aims to proactively put the right people, in the right place, at the right time at the right cost in order to mitigate workforce risk now and in the future. The dynamics of a global economy have made strategic workforce planning one of the "most sought after skills in Human Resources today."
Strategic Workforce Planning is tied closely to HR's role in Talent Management.
This class is based on the book, Strategic Workforce Planning: Guidance & Back-Up Plans and will:
Teach you the framework of strategic workforce planning
Provide you with multiple implementation approaches
Outline how to successfully sell the concept and tell you what to do if selling the concept fails
Demonstrate ideas for measuring success
Clarify the connection to other HR functions
Discuss how to define the roles and responsibilities
Show you practical tools and approaches for successful implementation
Outline the major challenges facing strategic workforce planning leaders today
"Simple and practical."
"If you are looking for a straightforward guide to strategic workforce planning, this could be it. Brings together ideas from lots of sources with pros and cons."
"I've been through a number of workshops, formal training events related to SWP and have always come away with a different perspective or tool to use for the groups I support as a business partner."
- HR professionals
- Business leaders
This section will define the term, "roles of interest" and explain why this term was selected. You will see seven different methods for determining the roles that matter the most in executing a company's strategy. By the end of this lecture, you will be able to determine which method works best for your own company, its culture and leadership styles.