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Course Outlines

TMGT 7144 Human Resource Planning and Control

School School of Transportation
Program Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management
Course Credits 1
Minimum Passing Grade 50%
Start Date January 19, 2021
End Date February 16, 2021
Total Hours 15
Total Weeks 5
Hours/Weeks 3
Delivery Type Other
CRN 43782

Acknowledgement of Territories

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam).

Instructor Details

Name Megan Alford
E-mail Instructor to provide
Office Hours Instructor to provide

Course Description

This course provides leaders with practical strategies and processes to develop a high performance work environment that values people. Each module will explore how to use human resource systems to effectively identify and address issues in the workplace. The course also addresses ways in which a technical manager may examine and enhance his or her own career. Time will be spent examining the relationship between the organization’s human resources needs and the ways in which these needs can be met through: HR Planning, Job Analysis and Design, Selection and Recruitment, Career Planning and Development, Performance Evaluation,Training and Development.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion, the candidate will be able to:

  • Design and integrate the various types of Human Resource systems and processes.
  • Analyze and evaluate the various elements to be considered in the interaction between the organization’s Human Resources needs.
  • Create fair and equitably selection and recruitment processes.
  • Design and implement a training, professional development and career management program.
  • Synthesize the principles and processes of performance management and appraisal as a function of an organization.

Student evaluations will be based on the learning outcomes achieved in the course.

Learning Resources

All course material will be available on The Learning Hub (formerly D2L) for downloading.

Instructions for course readings will be released at the discretion of your instructor via email or on The Learning Hub.

Evaluation Criteria

Criteria % Comments
Assignment 120

a. Minimum course mark required for pass is 50%.

Assignment 230b. Minimum expected GPA for TMGT student is 65%.
Assignment 340

Participation in online discussions will be used as the graded student participation component of this course. The grade will be determined from the number of posts, usefulness and technical accuracy of discussion postings. Students must participate in the discussion topics and post their comments prior to the closing date/time provided with each discussion topic to obtain a grade.

Course Schedule and Assignments

Assignment due dates will be indicated on The Learning Hub (formerly D2L).

BCIT Policy

Any student who needs special assistance in the event of a medical emergency or building evacuation (either because of a disability or for any other reason) should promptly inform their course instructor(s) and Accessibility Services of their personal circumstances.

Human Rights, Harassment and Discrimination:
The BCIT community is made up of individuals from every ability, background, experience and identity, each contributing uniquely to the richness and diversity of the BCIT community as a whole. In recognition of this, and the intrinsic value of our diversity, BCIT seeks to foster a climate of collaboration, understanding and mutual respect between all members of the community and ensure an inclusive accessible working and learning environment where everyone can succeed.

Respect, Diversity, and Inclusion is a supportive resource for both students and employees of BCIT, to foster a respectful learning and working environment. Any student who feels that they are experiencing discrimination or harassment (personal or human rights-related) can confidentially access this resource for advice and support. Please see Policy 7507 – Harassment and Discrimination and accompanying procedure.

Students should make themselves aware of additional Education, Administration, Safety and other BCIT policies listed at

Guidelines for School of Transportation

Students must successfully complete a course within a maximum of three (3) attempts at the course. Students with two attempts in a single course will be allowed to repeat the course only upon special written permission from the Associate Dean. Students who have not successfully completed a course within three attempts will not be eligible to graduate from their respective program.


I verify that the content of this course outline is current.
Megan Alford, Instructor
January 08, 2021

I verify that this course outline has been reviewed.
Terry Yau, Program Head
January 08, 2021

I verify that this course outline has been reviewed and complies with BCIT policy.
Sanja Boskovic, Associate Dean
January 11, 2021

Note: Should changes be required to the content of this course outline, students will be given reasonable notice.