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Human Resources Planning (P702)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 30:00 hours
Status: Archived

A human resources (HR) advisor must be able to analyze HR management and planning issues against the backdrop of operational goals and challenges. This course explores the fundamentals of HR planning, setting priorities, initiating strategies and taking action from an HR perspective in the federal public service. Participants will have the opportunity to use tools that have been developed to provide informed advice and services to managers within their organization.

Topics include:

  • determining business goals
  • setting priorities and taking action
  • assessing the gaps in the workforce - what is missing, from an HR perspective, in order to achieve goals
  • initiating strategies to close the gap and help get the resources needed
  • analyzing the environment to meet current and future needs


This course is under review and not currently available to learners. In the meantime, you may want to consider registering for course The Strategic Human Resources Practitioner (P731), as part of this course covers human resources planning.

More details

More about this course
  • Topics: Building the workforce; Human resources; Operational effectiveness; Talent management; Workplace management
  • Community: Functional specialists
  • Audience: Human Resources professionals
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

There are no available offerings for this course at the moment.


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