This one day interactive virtual programme is designed to help you understand the requirement for effective workforce planning. It offers a comprehensive baseline knowledge of strategic workforce planning to apply in your workplace. 

It is part of a pair of strategic workforce planning virtual programmes which combined will give you a complete understanding of workforce planning from introduction to advanced strategic know-how to deliver competitive advantage using workforce planning strategies, interactive tools and techniques to deliver your workforce strategy.  

Key learning objectives   

By the end of this programme you will know:  
•    what workforce planning is and the benefits for business
•    the key elements of creating a ‘Baseline’ of what your organisation looks like, what is it trying to achieve and why 
•    how determine the workforce ‘Supply’ and ‘Demand’, in order to conduct a ‘Gap Analysis’ 
•    the components of an ‘Action Plan’ to close the gap
•    how to ‘Deliver’ the right workforce.

Outcomes and benefits   

As a result of the learning, delegates be able to:

•    implement and ‘Deliver’ on the outputs of a strategic workforce plan 
•    understand the ‘Baseline’ of what their organisation looks like, what is it trying to achieve and why? 
•    determine ‘Supply’, the historical workforce trends and what is the forecast for the future 
•    assess ‘Demand’, what drives it and what is the forecast for the future 
•    create your ‘Gap Analysis’ between supply and demand · create and implement an ‘Action Plan’ on the best way to close the gap. 

Programme dates 

Virtual classroom session will take place on 23 February 2022, from 09.30 – 11.00; 11.30 to 12.30 and 14.00 - 15.30

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