Certificate in Human Capital Planning

Why Attend

Human capital professionals should start linking their activities to the business strategic objectives. Therefore, HR should be a real business partner by presenting their expertise through a clear plan such as the HC plan which provides that link. This course will allow you to link all the HR activities to the business plan in a very professional way enabling you to secure a seat on the company’s decision table.

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Course Objectives


  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the HC plan
  • Create an HC plan that is aligned with the organizational business plan
  • Review the progress of the HR initiatives
  • Evaluate an HC plan and recommend adjustments
  • Demonstrate how an HC plan can increase values of human capital management


Target Audience


Human resources/capital managers, business partners, team leaders, and specialists interested in human capital planning.
  • The HC plan
    • HC plan definition
    • Business plan vs. HC plan
    • The relation between a business plan and an HC plan
    • Guidelines for drafting an HC plan
  • HC plan components
    • Understanding the business vision
    • Understanding the business mission
    • Business goals
    • Strategic objectives
    • HR SWOT analysis
    • Other HR elements
    • Understanding what an executive summary should include  
  • From business strategic objectives to HR strategic objectives
    • HR strategic objectives
      • HR implications and actions
      • Initiatives of the HC plan
      • HR implications
      • HR theme
      • Action plan
      • Championing the action plan
      • Time frame
      • Costs
      • KPIs
      • Reviews
  • HR elements
    • Culture and values
    • Organizational structure changes
    • Human capital
    • Succession planning
      • Building a bench strength
    • Motivation and retention
    • Training and development
    • Organizational development and effectiveness
  • Additional HC plan considerations
    • Quarterly reviews
    • Evaluation of the HC plan
    • Operating environment
    • Producing an executive summary
    • HR plan draft (actual)
    • Fine-tuning the HC plan

This course has not been scheduled, however you can request for In-House training