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Learn a process for developing an effective human resource plan to ensure that your organization has the right people, with the right skills, in the right jobs.

Developing a Human Resource Plan guides participants through a step-by-step process for developing a human resource plan that includes: staffing, forecasting, performance management, compensation, and employee development. Participants will learn how the human resource plan links to the organizational strategic plan and contributes to employee morale and overall organizational success.

The seminar explains a process for assessing current and future human resource challenges and how to use recruitment, succession planning and retention strategies to address these issues. Participants will learn how to prioritize issues and develop strategic staffing solutions. The seminar also teaches the process of developing action plans for successfully communicating, executing, and monitoring the human resource plan.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Generate support for the process of human resource planning and learn techniques for integrating the human resource plan into the business strategies
  • Learn strategies to improve performance management
  • Learn how to better develop a plan to attract, retain, and develop employees
  • Learn how to identify and manage gaps in existing human resources and increase your HR planning skills to close the gaps and contribute to the success of the organizational strategy

This is a module in the Human Resource Professional Program.

Continuing Education Contact Hours: 7


This course qualifies for Professional Development Units (PDUs) as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Each course has a specific qualifying factor for PDUs. See the table below for a specific PDU breakdown for this Gardiner Center program.

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Talent Triangle Allocations

Qualifying PDU Hours

Ways of Working


Power Skills


Business Acumen




Please note, this course can be offered for teams in French.

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