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 e-mail 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. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
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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.