Course Description

Workforce planning is critical to all organizations. Human resource professionals work collaboratively with senior and front line leaders to provide input into hiring skilled employees in alignment with their organizational strategy. Master the essentials of forecasting and analyzing employee pools to strengthen the productivity and effectiveness of teams.

Topics of Instruction:

  • Gap analysis identification
  • Forecasting essentials
  • Strategic decision-making tools

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Analyze talent management pools using at least two of the following elements: industry benchmarks, professional standards, organizational tools, and different tailored measures
  • Use different workforce planning models to forecast company needs for diverse workforce teams
  • Execute a needs assessment to identify gaps in employee pools as per local and national benchmark reports
  • Describe strategic decision-making tools to share with hiring managers based on industry standards and professional discipline benchmarks

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Sep 19, 2023 to Nov 06, 2023
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $495.00
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Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Optional live Zoom sessions will be offered: TBD

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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