Certificate in Strategic Workforce Planning

  • Certificate in Strategic Workforce Planning
  • 10 credits
  • 9
  • 12 weeks part
  • TBC
  • Overview
  • Subjects
  • Entry Requirements
  • PAC CODES & Fees
  • How to apply
  • Contact us


The aim of this course is to provide a holistic and contextual awareness of workforce planning and the importance of alignment betweens trategic and operational objectives. It enables participants to build a proactive approach based on understanding the objectives and why they are important. The objective is to provide more informed and appropriate decisions. Participants will develop an appreciation for why decisions are taken, alloqing them to understand better and respond with plans that match supply and demand. Greater awareness of the contextual factors combined with a proactive approach will support the development of sustainable models and solutions. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop a systematic knowledge and understanding of the external and internal factors/forces affecting workforce planning in organisations. 
  • Develop a critical awareness of the labour market forces, legislative frameworks and people analytics. Present and defend possible solutions to identifiable gaos in demand and supply of labour. 
  • Display an in-depth knowledge of data, models and systems that support a while of system approach to succession and WFP challenges. Providing possible solutions and contributions to better attraction, retention and turnover challenges across an organisation. 


  • Context Review and Strategic Alignment 
  • Development of Performance Goals based on Objectives
  • Integrating the Plans - Reviewing Systems
  • Reviewing the Customer Base
  • Achieving HRM System Strength - Process Strength
  • People Management

Entry Requirements

All applicants will considered on a case-by-case basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the course.

PAC Codes & Fees


How to Apply

Application form.

Contact us

Email: lll.cw@setu.ie