Manage workforce planning

BSBHRM513 Hawthorn

Aims and objectives

How you will benefit

  • Learn how to review business plans to determine labour requirements
  • Determine areas where there are workforce excesses or shortages
  • Review organisational requirements for diversity in the workforce
  • Analyse current workforce's capacity to meet current and predicted demands
  • Consider existing organisational structure and its strengths and shortcomings
  • Develop skills to research and review current and external data to forecast human resources supply
  • Review staffing budgets to predict cost of workforce changes
  • Establish objectives for the modification to or retention of the workforce
  • Define objectives to address areas with unacceptably high staff turnover
  • Define objectives to retain required skilled labour
  • Develop strategies to source skilled labour
  • Learn how to communicate objectives and rationale to relevant stakeholders
  • Learn to how to obtain agreement and endorsement for objectives and establish targets
  • Develop contingency plans to cope with extreme situations
  • Implement action for recruitment, training, redeployment and redundancy
  • Develop and implement strategies to deal with organisational change
  • Implement programs to ensure workplace is an employer of choice
  • Review a workforce plan against patterns in exiting employee and workforce changes
  • Monitor labour supply trends for areas of over- or under-supply
  • Monitor effects of labour trends on demand for labour
  • Survey organisational climate to gauge worker satisfaction
  • Refine objectives and strategies and make recommendations
  • Regularly review government policy on labour demand and supply
  • Evaluate effectiveness of change processes against agreed objectives

What will be covered

  • Assess supply and demand
  • Develop workforce objectives and strategies
  • Implement initiatives to support workforce planning objectives
  • Monitor and evaluate workforce trends