1. Explore the importance of and need for human resource strategic planning.
2. Build an understanding of both organizational and departmental strategic plans.
3. Discuss effective approaches to implementing human resources plans that support overall strategy.
Dwight D. Eisenhower said, “I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” Having a great plan is important, but going through a good, thorough process to develop your plan is essential. Planning and strategic management is at the forefront of success. Most strategies involve a significant amount of human resources involvement — related to building capacity, aligning policies and procedures, modifying the organizational structure or managing change. In this session we will discuss the strategic planning process and the importance of creating a human resources strategic plan aligned with the strategies across the organization.