This course focuses on strategic workforce planning and its vital role in human resource management within organisations. In the first part, you will learn how to thoroughly research and analyse various factors that impact workforce planning, such as strategic plans, emerging trends, labor needs, technological changes, and legal requirements. This foundational knowledge will help you identify key considerations for effective planning.
In the second part, you will delve into the development of a strategic workforce plan. This involves collaborating with relevant stakeholders to align workforce philosophies, values, and policies, setting clear objectives and targets, analysing cost-effective service provision options, and determining the technology and systems necessary to support these initiatives. Additionally, you’ll focus on risk assessment and mitigation strategies to ensure the successful implementation of the workforce plan.
Ultimately, this course equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to contribute significantly to the development and implementation of a strategic workforce plan that aligns with organisational goals and adapts to changing circumstances, while also providing mechanisms for monitoring, evaluation, and improvement.
What Will You Learn?
- By taking this course, you will gain the skills and knowledge to effectively contribute to strategic workforce planning within your organisation. You will be able to analyse strategic plans, assess future labor needs, identify technology's impact, and stay updated on legal requirements. Furthermore, you will learn to develop strategic objectives and policies, analyse costs and benefits, and gain senior management support. Ultimately, you will be well-equipped to support the implementation of a strategic workforce plan, monitor its progress, and recommend adaptations as needed to align with organisational objectives and changing circumstances. This course will enhance your capabilities in human resource management and workforce planning.