Conduct strategic diversity workforce planning

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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBDIV801, 'Conduct strategic diversity workforce planning'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1 Research opportunities for workforce diversity

1.1 Review current organisational practices for recruiting, training, and promoting staff

1.2 Review current data on staff turnover, workforce demographics and local, regional and international population demographics

1.3 Identify and assess factors that affect current and future supply of workers

1.4 Assess opportunities for diversity within the organisation

1.5 Provide recommendations that support valuing and leveraging diversity to improve organisational practices and meet regulatory requirements

2 Develop diversity workforce objectives and strategies

2.1 Establish objectives to enhance diversity within the organisation, including considerations such as the modification or retention of the workforce to enhance inclusivity and training and development opportunities for all cohorts

2.2 Establish management strategies that support valuing and leveraging diversity

2.3 Communicate objectives and rationale to relevant stakeholders

2.4 Obtain agreement and endorsement for diversity objectives and establish targets

2.5 Improve overall organisational diversity practices by developing contingency strategies in areas of identified need, that incorporate unrepresented and underrepresented population cohorts

3 Implement initiatives to support diversity workforce planning objectives

3.1 Implement action to support agreed objectives that aim to increase opportunities for unrepresented or underrepresented population cohorts

3.2 Incorporate the need for skilled labour to meet organisational needs and the possible use of government labour market programs for training and development purposes into implementation initiatives

3.3 Implement strategies that leverage diversity to assist in meeting the organisation's workforce diversity objectives

3.4 Implement a succession planning system to ensure workers from diverse backgrounds are developed and retained

3.5 Implement appropriate programs, to ensure compliance with regulatory and ethical requirements

3.6 Implement programs that support valuing and leveraging diversity in the workplace

4 Monitor and evaluate workforce trends

4.1 Review workforce planning objectives against exiting employees, workforce changes and the local population

4.2 Monitor labour supply trends for areas of over or under supply in the external environment with a view to correcting cohort representational issues within the organisation's workforce

4.3 Monitor effects of labour trends on demand for labour

4.4 Refine objectives and strategies in response to internal and external changes and make recommendations in response to global diversity issues

4.5 Regularly review government policy on labour demand and supply, focussing on opportunities for unrepresented or underrepresented population cohorts

4.6 Evaluate effectiveness of change processes against agreed objectives in order to promote the leveraging of diversity in the workplace