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Webcast Summary

As finance leaders prepare for the year-end close, they are likely to encounter the challenge of projecting revenue for the coming year while determining if they have the people with the skills and resources necessary to fulfill their companies' performance goals.

Instead of attempting to respond to the challenge by themselves, finance leaders can seek the expertise of their colleagues, including those in human resources, operations, and sales, to decide whether they require more people, or a more efficient approach to workforce planning, to meet their revenue targets.

During this Webcast, we will discuss:

  • What workforce planning is,
  • How finance executives can improve their visibility into their companies' operational requirements and the resources they need to fulfill them,
  • What types of performance indicators finance leaders ought to focus on when setting revenue and profitability targets for the coming year, and
  • Best practices for collaborating with colleagues outside finance to ensure your company has a sustainable approach to workforce planning that supports your company's revenue goals.

About the Panelist

Elissa TuckerElissa Tucker, Principal Research Lead, Human Capital Management, APQC

Building on more than 15 years of experience in human resources research, writing, and advising, Elissa Tucker develops and executes APQC's human capital management research agenda. She has completed numerous research studies and reports on such topics as leadership, talent optimization, human resources trends, recruiting and hiring, training and development, performance management, and talent management. Prior to joining APQC in 2010, she worked as a senior research consultant at the human resources consultancy Hewitt Associates, now AonHewitt, where she led many large-scale quantitative and qualitative research studies and authored numerous research reports, white papers, and presentations. Elissa also co-edited and contributed to the 2006 book Workforce Wake-Up Call: Your Workforce Is Changing, Are You?

About the Moderator

Joe FleischerJoe Fleischer, Editorial Director, Finance Channel, Argyle Executive Forum

In his role as finance channel editorial director with Argyle Executive Forum, Joe Fleischer focuses on developing virtual events on topics that reflect the primary concerns and priorities of senior finance executives. He is based in New York.

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Fields of Study: Management Services
Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None required
Delivery Method: Group Internet-based
Recommended CPE Credit(s): 1

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