Siemens: Training and Development as a Strategy for Growth

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SIEMENS: Training and development as a strategy for growth 1. How does workforce planning enable Siemens to identify its training needs? Answer: Siemens is a one of the largest electrical and electronics engineering companies in the world. Every year it employs 20000 people in UK. In addition, Siemens UK invested a huge amount of money only on research and development, because their business focused on ‘innovation’. Therefore, for growth of their business, Siemens needs people with first class level of skill, knowledge and capability in engineering, IT, business and other relevant field. Siemens Company’s strategic planning includes workforce planning, and it is a systematic process for identifying the human capital required to…show more content…
2. Evaluate Siemens entry-level development program. Answer: Siemens has three main development programs, which is designing for ‘Entry level talent’. This entry-level talent means fresh graduates who are going to begin their career with Siemens after education. For these new talents they are developing three programs.  Apprenticeships  Siemens Commercial Academy  Siemens Graduate Programs Evaluation of development programs: Apprenticeships: People become skilled worker through a combination of classroom instruction and on-the-job training by a structured process called apprenticeships. Siemens offer different types of technical apprenticeships like traffic signal or design engineer and this apprenticeship aimed to school leavers. This apprenticeship program is very effective for Siemens as this is a off-the job college training and on-the job work experience. 1. Majority of workers are starting their working life from their hometown, so they can work comfortably in known workplace. 2. Apprentice training can give them HND qualification in related field. 3. Communication skill and ability to work in team needed, so Siemens can ensure better workforce. 4. Employees can get experience and attachment to the company, a feeling of trust and responsibility is established. That is why Siemens believes apprenticeships provide a clear route in developing staff for the future growth of the organization. Siemens

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