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Workforce Planning and Organisational Strategy



This course has been designed to provide participants with an understanding of the practical elements of human resources management framework.

It will also offer an insight into the role of Human Resources in supporting the organisation, and the vital function it serves within the organisation.

The course will focus on management best practices, equipping participants with tools and techniques which can be used to implement an effective HRM system.

Who should attend

This highly recommended course is aimed at HR Professionals and all those who are involved in formulating manpower planning strategies that contribute to the overall organisational performance.


Factors affecting workforce planning and career development

  • The role of Human Resource and workforce planning
  • Setting objectives and covering conventional duties
  • Generating Human Resources policies and tactics
  • Supporting corporate, divisional and functional strategies
  • Building career development frameworks

Contemporary workforce issues

  • Downsizing and restructuring teams
  • Impact of mergers and acquisitions on the workforce
  • Disciplinary and grievances procedure
  • Applying global mobility best practices

Reward management systems

  • Conducting job evaluation
  • Considering factors affecting pay levels
  • Creating fair pay policies and rewarding systems
  • Salary structures and performance

Recruitment and selection

  • Identifying recruitment requirements to fit the organisational strategy
  • Creating an optimal recruitment policy
  • Assessing your interviewing: competency-based, assessment centres and virtual
  • Outsourcing the recruitment function

Interpersonal relationship skills in teams

  • Understanding the team dynamics
  • Creating rapport and build cohesiveness
  • Praising and giving constructive feedback
  • Improving interdepartmental communication

At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Implement effective career development strategies
  • Assess and plan for manpower requirements
  • Identify and implement solutions on issues related to personnel
  • Implement effective HR practices
  • Develop strong interpersonal skills
  • Implement effective recruitment practices
  • Successfully resolve conflict

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