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Fuller Working Lives 1 day Skills Analysis Workshop
07 Jun

Fuller Working Lives 1 day Skills Analysis Workshop

Retrain, recruit, retain

A pilot to support employers and the older workforce

Fuller Working Lives is a new initiative from the Department of Work and Pensions. Working in partnership with the National Careers Service, the programme is designed to help businesses to face their concerns about looming skills shortages and an aging workforce and improve their talent management, recruitment and retention.

This one day workshop will focus on how to conduct a skills analysis in order to understand the current and future skills needs, the gaps that may be present and what can be done to fill those gaps.

The Facilitator

The workshop will be facilitated by Alison Sumpter CIPD. Alison is a learning and development professional with a breadth of experience across a variety of sectors.

Aim and Learning Outcomes

This workshop is designed to enable delegates to:

  • Understand the challenges faced with an aging workforce and be able to sell the benefits of investment in retaining, recruiting and retraining older age workers;
  • Understand the benefit and return on investment of skills analysis, succession planning and strategic workforce planning;
  • Consider examples of different skills analysis tools;
  • Develop the confidence and ability to create a tailored skills analysis tool;
  • Action plan the implementation of the skills analysis;
  • Analyse the results and know where to gain additional support or resources;
  • Network with other like-minded organisations.

The objective is to provide the confidence and tools to enable all delegates to be able to conduct their own tailored skills analysis as a result of the workshop.

Target Audience

This workshop is designed for organisational leads interested in talent management, retention and development. This workshop is free for employers due to Government funding.

How to book a place:

Date and Time: Monday 23rd July 2018, 10am-4pm, Lunch will be provided.

Venue: Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG

To book a place please email Stacey Norris - Partnership Manager: snorris@educationdevelopmenttrust.com

(Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment)