Audit Division Resource Capacity & Forecasting
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)
Buena Park, CA
Audit Division Resource Capacity & Forecasting:
We Need More People?
"In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable."
Dwight D, Eisenhower
Emergency procurements have helped us out of lots of tight spots!
We need Bob on all these projects!!
We carry spares for everything!
Capacity planning and forecasting is the process to determine the capacity needed by an audit organization to meet changing demands for its infrastructure, field work and continuous lifecycle maintenance. In the context of capacity planning, "capacity" is the maximum amount of work that an audit organization is capable of completing in a given period of time.
A discrepancy between the capacity of an audit organization and the demands of its customer’s results in:
Reduced quality and rework
Inability to meet demand
Damage to the business reputation
This session explores the means to define effective human resource capacity planning and forecasting with proven examples to minimize or eliminate the root causes before jumping the gun to hire more people only to find out later a lack of people was not the real root cause. Also explored is the process by which the immediate and long term destiny of the organization is forecasted and logically planned. It is through both Capital and Human activity that audit organizations expand and sustain themselves along with the ability to maximize the other allowing businesses to seek out open opportunities.
A more clear and less risky path toward expansion
Several means to evaluate possible futures that minimize risk while maximizing return
A strategic look at how to integrate the organization into convergence on the end game
Means and methods to determine balance and growth in productivity
Balanced understanding of how long term planning must keep integrating with current needs
A more realistic forecasting approach and recognition of vulnerabilities
½ day; 4 hours
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