Are you in an HR role or a management role with a large HR component? This course examines the link between strategic human resources planning and organizational effectiveness. Students will learn how to develop a human resources plan that supports organizational strategy. Topics include: the strategic planning process; environmental scanning, forecasting human resources supply and demand; succession management, downsizing, mergers and acquisitions; and outsourcing.
Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
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By the end of this course the student will be able to:
Gain an awareness of how human resource planning contributes to organizational effectiveness.
Understand the linkage between human resource planning and strategic/corporate planning.
Acquire the skills associated with human resource data collection and subsequent analysis of this information for strategic human resource planning and decision-making purposes.
Become familiar with several human resources planning techniques and models used by organizations.
Understand what the information requirements associated with a human resource plan are, and to be able to prepare a human resource plan from basic data.
Effective as of Fall 2003
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