The Strategic Workforce Planning course is a comprehensive 2-day program designed to help organizations effectively plan and execute against specific workforce and leadership gaps. Participants will learn about the process of workforce planning and how to adapt to global and local labor trends. They will also learn how to imagine and prepare for different economic, market, or competitive scenarios.
The course covers the skills required to integrate quantitative measures such as headcount planning and workforce analytics into a qualitative decision framework that can inform and transform organizational strategy. Participants will also gain a keen understanding of workforce planning methodology, with in-depth case studies from organizations like GE, Google, and Procter & Gamble. Through this course, attendees will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to create a workforce plan that aligns with their organizational strategy and prepares their organization for the future.
• Understanding the basics of workforce planning
• Developing a comprehensive strategic workforce planning process
• Assessing the organization’s current position and identifying gaps in workforce, management and leadership
• Analyzing and adapting to global and local labor trends
• Planning for multiple economic, market or competitive scenarios
• Integrating quantitative measures such as headcount planning and workforce analytics into a decision-making framework
• Gaining a keen understanding of workforce planning methodology through in-depth case studies
• Enterprise capability mapping to align workforce planning with organizational strategy
• Conducting gap and risk analysis to identify areas for improvement
• Developing a comprehensive workforce plan to meet the organization’s needs..
• Overview of the importance of workforce planning in organizations
• Understanding the benefits of a well-structured workforce plan
• Overview of the strategic workforce planning process
Strategic Workforce Planning – The Process
• Detailed explanation of the workforce planning process, including the steps involved
• Case studies from leading organizations to illustrate the process in action
• Hands-on exercises to apply the process to real-world scenarios
Where Do You Need to Be?
• Understanding the factors that influence workforce planning, such as economic trends, market conditions, and competition
• Identifying the future needs of the organization in terms of workforce, management, and leadership
• Imagining and preparing for multiple scenarios to ensure organizational success
Enterprise Capability Mapping
• Understanding the relationship between workforce planning and enterprise capability mapping
• Identifying the capabilities required for the organization to achieve its goals
• Mapping the current state of the organization to identify gaps and risks
Where Are You Now?
• Assessing the current state of the organization’s workforce, management, and leadership
• Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of the current workforce
• Conducting a gap and risk analysis to identify areas for improvement
The Workforce Plan
• Integrating quantitative measures, such as headcount planning and workforce analytics, into the decision-making framework
• Developing a comprehensive workforce plan that can inform and transform organizational strategy
• Understanding the skills required to implement and maintain a successful workforce plan
• Review of the key learning outcomes and next steps for continued development
By all means, bring your pencil case, and yes, there will be handouts, but there will be a lot more discourse, debate, improvisation, role play, technology, practice and group dynamics. The training will be conducted in a friendly, fun atmosphere, which not only allows for different learning styles, but respects each delegate as an individual and ensures each one is challenged and derives maximum benefit from the course. Our aim is that you will be highly stimulated and encouraged to rethink