Strategic Workforce Planning

Identify the talent you need to accomplish your business goals

With effective workforce planning and workforce management, you will be able to identify the talent you need to have in place to accomplish your immediate and long-term strategies. Prioritize strategic roles, benchmark your HR planning and workforce data against industry norms, analyze gaps in your current workforce capability, and use predictive modeling to identify the talent and skills you'll need to accomplish business goals.​

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Forecast and plan the workforce your organization will need to succeed in the future.

Learn 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.

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Learn More about Strategic Workforce Planning with our Top Resources

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How to Build an Agile Workforce Planning Team

September 20, 2018 | Madeline Laurano

Learn key skills and competencies that will set your team apart, how to structure your team and its processes for optimal workforce planning performance, and how to educate and evangelize workforce planning in HR and beyond.

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4 Human Resources Challenges That Can Stunt Your Organization’s Growth

September 18, 2018 | Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq. | HCI

Let's face it -- organizations are only as able as the people who comprise them. When employee wellbeing is prioritized and employees are happy, an organization is positioned to do its best work. This fosters an atmosphere of positivity where everyone can thrive. But if morale is bad, turnover is high, and socio-economic disenfranchisement is the norm, it's probably a good idea to revisit your ‘HR first’ principles.

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Workforce Planning: Four Questions You Should Consider

September 11, 2018 | Workday | HCI

In order to prepare for the future, companies are taking a long-term approach to attracting and retaining their employees. Companies are thinking less about filling positions quickly and instead, focusing on finding the best fit. With a shrinking talent pool, companies are looking to streamline recruitment operations, forecast staffing needs, and above all else, hire the best. As a result, workforce planning can no longer be ignored.

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For More Organizations, Workforce Planning Includes Regional Workforce Development.

June 6, 2018 | MaryFran Heinsch | HCI

Organizations plan their workforce to keep pace with the emerging needs of the marketplace, evolving business objectives, and changing roles. But even the most organized planning efforts can’t resolve widening gaps between the skills necessary for new roles and the capabilities of existing talent. Internal learning and development programs can help, but in many industries, these are not enough to cover an organization’s needs. In response, organizations are searching for fresh alternatives for getting the right talent into the right roles at the right time.

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Hot Labor Markets Making the Case for Workforce Planning

May 15, 2018 | Workday | HCI

As the labor market tightens, now is the perfect time to start building the case for workforce planning at your organization. The need is there, all you need to do is demonstrate the power of workforce planning to address it.

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Enroll Now: Strategic Workforce Planning Certification Program

In an economy driven by innovation, disruption and constant change, strategic workforce planning is a crucial competency for HR professionals seeking to align workforce strategy with overarching business goals.

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Hong Kong
Mar 28-29, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM HKT (Asia/Hong_Kong)
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Lagos, Nigeria
Apr 8-9, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM GMT (Africa/Abidjan)
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San Francisco, CA
Apr 11-12, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM PDT
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New York, NY
Apr 15-16, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
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Manila
May 2-3, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM +08 (Asia/Manila)
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March
Mar 25-26, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EDT
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April
Apr 29-30, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EDT
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May
May 22-23, 2019 | 11:45AM-8:00PM EDT
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June
Jun 24-25, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EDT
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July
Jul 25-26, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EDT
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Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Move your career forward.

Master strategic workforce planning, the most sought-after skill in talent management today.

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