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Strategic workforce planning

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Strategic workforce planning

Gain competitive advantage by learning to use workforce planning strategies, tools and techniques to run analyses of your workforce strategy

This two day programme is designed to give you competitive advantage using workforce planning strategies, interactive tools and techniques to run analyses of your workforce strategy. This advanced course may be preceded by the one day Introduction to Workforce Planning.


Workforce planning is a business process to align changing business and people strategies. It needs to be evidenced-based using analytical tools to provide key leaders with the insights to make informed decisions on how to ensure the right people have the right skills at the right time in the right place at the right cost. It provides a baseline to build a sustainable process to compliment corporate business plans and one which allows both interactive modelling of scenarios.

This two-day course features the use of interactive tools and techniques to run analyses across component elements of both demand and supply criteria for your workforce strategy. These days provide good practice case study examples on how these models work in practice.

Who is it for?

This training course is suitable for HR professionals and/or Managers who already understand the concept of workforce planning and want to enhance this practice to a strategic level within their organisation.

Learning objectives

By the end of this two-day workshop you’ll be able to:

  • collate data inputs within your organisation

  • identify the tools required to carry out workforce planning

  • understand demand planning and workforce analytics

  • build holistic models

  • create governance

  • consider employee engagement and talent retention in your strategy

  • address diversity and inclusion

  • understand the implications of supply planning

  • create a workforce planning strategy

  • integrate strategic HR interventions

  • implement your workforce plan.

Workshop details:

Day 1: Applying strategic workforce analytics

Day 2 – Creating business value via insights


Jim Matthewman Chartered FCIPD

Expert Jim Matthewman delivers this programme, He is a global HR consultant with 25+ years’ experience, consulting to over 2500 organisations in 40 countries. He previously led global consulting teams for Mercer, Hay and Willis Towers Watson. As CEO of Talentspringboard, Jim focused on the workforce implications of digitalisation, with a presence in UK, Europe and the Middle East. He also has extensive experience with Boards, CXOs and CHROs.

Jim is a key subject matter expert and facilitator for CIPD on Strategic workforce planning, OD and people analytics. He is an acknowledged author, international Chair and a lecturer.

Key areas of expertise

His key areas of expertise include Strategic People Strategy, People Analytics, Strategic Workforce Planning, Generational Change in the Workforce, Global Talent Management, Going Digital, Agile Organisation and HR&OD.

His clients include:

  • Major telcos: Vodafone, DT, Etisalat

  • Major retailers: Tesco, Sainsbury’s,

  • Major financial organisations: Barclays,

  • Oil & gas: Saudi Aramco, OPEC, GECF

  • UK Central Government: DWP, HMRC

  • Global firms: Alstom, Mars, Ford

Booking Terms and Conditions: A cancellation fee of 25% of the full fee will apply to cancellations received up to 7 December 2018. No refund can be made for cancellations received after 7 December 2018. A substitution may be made at any time.

CIPD reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the conference or change its associated programme or substitute a speaker. In the event of cancellation, liability is limited to the amount of registration only.

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