Formulate a strategic human resource plan

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
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
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Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
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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. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Identify key human resource issues arising from the organisation’s strategic plan

1.1 Analyse strategic and business plans to determine key human resource issues.

1.2 Identify and consider internal and/or external factors likely to impact upon the workforce profile and future human resource requirements.

1.3 Analyse workforce data for trends to determine key issues.

1.4 Consult business units and senior management for information on future requirements.

1.5 Utilise forward planning tools to predict longer term issues and needs to be addressed in the strategic plan.

2. Develop a plan to meet the human resource requirements of an organisation

2.1 Develop the plan based on data drawn from information sources, consultations with stakeholders, and good practice models.

2.2 Include strategies for workforce planning, workforce management, managing succession and skill shortages in the plan to support business vision and provide for the right people to be in the right place at the right time.

2.3 Include strategies within the plan consistent with the organisation’s strategic perspective.

2.4 Identify and address risks associated with planned strategies.

2.5 Identify resource requirements, prepare a budget to support the implementation of the plan and prepare performance indicators and timeframes.

3. Implement a human resource plan

3.1 Obtain agreement on the plan through consultation with other business units within the organisation.

3.2 Document and communicate the plan to other business units.

3.3 Identify systems and tools required to support implementation.

3.4 Implement human resource strategies in accordance with the plan and monitor and revise against the budget and key performance indicators.

3.5 Provide support in implementing the plan to business units.

4. Evaluate the effectiveness of the human resource plan

4.1 Monitor the plan to adjust strategies as needed to take account of new developments or contingencies.

4.2 Develop and implement an evaluation methodology.

4.3 Assess the plan against the strategic goals and business objectives.

4.4 Analyse information to provide a basis for the judgements to be made in relation to the plan’s effectiveness.

4.5 Report outcomes of the evaluation with recommendations for enhancement of the plan, to inform ongoing planning and integrate human resource planning into the organisational planning framework.