Strategic Workforce Planning Council

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How do companies ensure they will have the right people, in the right place, at the right time – and the right cost to execute business strategy? Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP), in which The Conference Board is a global research leader, links talent management to business strategy, producing hard intelligence on workforce needs. Leaders who use SWP are able to: Anticipate how changes in markets and technology will drive demand for talent Look beyond immediate needs and toward long-term priorities Make informed strategic decisions with greater confidence

The European Strategic Workforce Planning Council takes on the challenge of implementing and maturing SWP to maximize its benefit. The meeting focus is participatory, the emphasis on relevant insights that members can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

The power of peer learning

Enduring relationships with trusted peers in an international network are the core of the council experience. Enhanced by our global, enterprise-wide reach, these relationships span the world and extend the value of council membership. Confidential peer dialogues at meetings and in between provide you with a broader perspective and shared experiences, as well as access to specific knowledge and best practices.

Council membership benefits

Collective problem solving that puts your issues on the agenda
Global benchmarking through regular surveys of council members about relevant company practices
Multifunctional insights generated by the wealth of perspectives gathered from over 100 councils (covering more than 50 functions) that work together across geographies
Virtual communities that extend learning opportunities through a variety of online forums, webcasts, webinars, and other resources

Who should join?

SWP leaders, HR and business strategists, and others responsible for integrating business and talent strategy in EUR 1 billion+ companies.

What members say

"Having attending numerous conferences and been part of several networks, The Conference Board councils is one of the most worthwhile experiences I have had. SWP is a new discipline with my company and the unique willingness by the council members to share - not only their success stories but also what they have learned from their mistakes - has helped kickstart our SWP journey."

Maria Pejter, A.P. Moller - Mærsk

Council Director

Tara Murphy

Tara Murphy

Council Director
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