Getting Started with Workforce Planning


A great introductory course on strategic workforce planning in a data-driven age

What will I learn in this course?

Workforce planning is a core business process to align changing organisation needs with people strategy. As companies try to create more agile organisations with a mix of full-time, part-time, permanent, contractor and freelance talent, the ability to plan effectively, forecast skill gaps, and understand the supply and demand of talent has never been more important.

This introduction to workforce planning will ensure that as an HR professional, you not only understand how to create a strategic workforce plan, but also how you can get buy-in and manage your workforce planning activities. The course will cover the following key areas:

  • What is workforce planning?

  • How to create a strategic workforce plan

  • How to consider external talent supply and demand

  • How to involve and get buy-in from key stakeholders for your workforce plan

This course aims to provide a solid foundation to the principles behind workforce planning and shows you how to create a strategic workforce plan for your organisation.

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Course Curriculum

This course is approximately 1 hour long and includes the following modules that will give you a clear understanding of what workforce planning is, and how to get started with implementing it in your organisation:

Module 1 - Workforce Intelligence Services and People Analytics

Module 2 - The Workforce Planning Process

Module 3 - The Talent Assessment and Development Framework

Module 4 - Bringing Workforce Planning to Life

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