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Developing a Human Resources Strategic Plan

Developing a Human Resources Strategic Plan















The strategic aim for Human Resources is to integrate human resources management plans, strategies and systems to achieve the overall mission, strategies and success of the company, whilst meeting the needs of employees and other stakeholders.

The overall purpose for this three day Strategic Human Resources Management Plan is to:

  • Ensure adequate human resources to meet the strategic goals and operational plans of the organisation;
  • Keep up with social, economic, legislative and technical trends that impact on human resources in your area; and
  • To address issues surrounding resourcing, development, performance management, culture, benefits and rewards, employee relations and the efficiency of the Human Relations function in delivering timely cost effective services.

Course Content

In this course the following will be covered:

  • A Human Resources Model that deals with strategic direction, HRM Systems, workforce planning, generating the required human resources, investing in human resources development and performance, and assessing and sustaining organisational competence and performance.

The Strategic Planning Model takes into account:

  • Internal and external assessments: demand and supply forecasting techniques, internal and external recruiting and estimate deficits and surpluses
  • The Corporate Strategic Plan: integrate the human resources planning process with strategic organizational planning.
  • Analysis of elements of HR functions: audit template of HR Management functions, self-evaluation questionnaires, workforce planning model, gap analysis template, planning the total workforce, etc.
  • Formulation of HR Strategy: formulate, develop, implement and monitor a human resources plan, organize and mobilize strategic partners, and making the HR strategy integral to the organization.
  • Template for the HR Strategy: strategies to address key issues: change management, performance, communications, reward strategy, diversity, learning and development, occupational health and safety, resources, budgets, etc.
  • Communication and stakeholder management; drawing up a communication plan, communication channels/medium, staff feedback mechanisms, stakeholder communication toolkit, etc.
  • Translation of HR Strategy into operational plan: integrate the human resources planning process with other human resources systems and processes. Integration analysis.
  • Template for the HR Plan (includes monitoring and control)



2 days

Who should attend?

  • HR Executives & Directors
  • HR Managers & Practitioners



Gary Watkins

Gary Watkins

Managing Director


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T: +27 11 462 0982

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