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CMI Unit 512 Workforce Planning

All organisations need a workforce with skills and behaviours that will better enable them to meet their objectives. In competitive environments, having the right people in the right place and at the right time continues to be a challenge.

About this course

The aim of this unit is to enable managers to understand the rationale for workforce planning and know how to develop a workforce plan to meet organisational objectives.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the rationale for workforce planning
  2. Understand the principles and practices of workforce planning

Course content

1.1 Analyse the rationale for workforce planning within organisations

1.2 Assess challenges which influence workforce planning

2.1 Evaluate the use of theoretical models in workforce planning

2.2 Examine the use of data and information to determine human resource need

2.3 Examine the impact of organisational objectives on flexible employment practices

2.4 Develop a workforce plan to meet organisational objectives

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CMI Unit 512 Workforce Planning

Course Summary

Guided Learning

16 Hours

Course / Unit Credit Value

Unit 512: 40 TUT

Qualification 1

CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership

Qualification 1 Credit Value

Award: 40 TUT; Certificate: 130 TUT; Diploma: 370 TUT
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