Topics and Activities

Preparing for the Academy

  • Attendees receive resource pack containing selected articles and reports to provide participants with a strong research foundation for SWP practitioners
  • Tailored self-assessment and organizational readiness assessment to enable maximum benefit from the program

Webcast 1:
Orientation Briefing

  • Academy Overview/ Principles
  • SWP 101- Introduction
  • Steps in SWP and how delivered

Webcast 2:
Engaging Business Leaders in SWP

  • Personal Action Session and "Homework" Goals
  • Individual Session with Coach

Webcast 3:
Business Engagement in Global Organisations

  • Faculty: Angela Sheffield, Head of Strategic Workforce Planning, Applied Materials
  • Moderator: Helen Roberts, Academy Director

Pre-Meeting Preparation

  • Gather information about your organization's strategy, including some strategy documentation
  • Gather any work or materials you would like to review

Face-to-Face Meeting:
25-27 June, 2014

  • Recap of Learning to date
  • Discussion among participants on where they are on their journey
  • SWP Maturity Model
  • Discussion of what critical/strategic roles have been identified in your organization
  • Pick up with Business Strategy and Workforce Segmentation through remainder of course content/ activities
  • 2 or 3 guest speakers

Webcast 4:
Planning your Implementation

  • Personal action plan and Academy Feedback


Strategic Workforce Planning Academy Inquiry

Contact Johan Witters at
+32 (2) 679 50 60 or

Strategic Workforce Planning Academy Upcoming Dates

Small classes. Personal mentors. Preparing executives to lead change.


Academy Cohort A, 2015
31 March - 2 April

Strategic Workforce Planning Academy Brochure

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