Simplified Scenario Planning for a Big Project

Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk worked to build an almost $2 billion insulin manufacturing facility in 2018, located Clayton, North Carolina.

The project is the largest single manufacturing investment in North Carolina history and will create 700 new positions. During this project, workforce planning, analytics and talent acquisition teams came together to make sure the right people wiould be hired. They built a complex model to forecast future roles, but over time have continued to simplify their future forecasting.

You will learn the following from this session:

  • Hear lessons learned from creating a workforce action plan
  • How to scope a project this size—and lessons learned along the way
  • How to make sure you get the right people at the table—front-line managers
  • How to avoid analysis paralysis