HST850 - Human Resource Planning

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Subject Title
Human Resource Planning

Subject Description
This course introduces the strategic human resources (HR) planning approaches that HR professionals take in organizations. Students will learn how HR strategies link with the business strategies, how to forecast the HR needs of an organization, and the success and lessons learned when implementing HR planning in growth and downsizing business situations. Quantitative and qualitative techniques are used when assessing HR supply and demand requirements.

Credit Status
One credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Discuss business strategy planning models and the link between HR strategy and program planning.
  2. Identify and implement the different HR planning forecasting models and development methods.
  3. Describe specific programs in support of changing HR planning strategies in both growth and downsizing situations.
  4. Demonstrate effective written and verbal skills by case analysis, assignments, exams and through in-class participation and presentations.
  5. Recognize the key elements of Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS) for managing the HR planning process and evaluating HR program effectiveness.

Essential Employability Skills

    •  Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

    •  Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

    •  Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

    •  Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

    •  Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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