hrm498 | undergraduate

Strategic Human Resource Management And Emerging Issues

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This course focuses on strategic HR management and key issues that are opportunities and challenges for the HR function. The course explores how to align human resource management (HRM) with the business strategies, and the emerging issues facing business, and to understand the HRM competencies and leadership skills necessary to be a true strategic business partner. Students will examine what strategic HRM planning is and how to do it, as well as learning how to manage the necessary change in emerging business environments. The course will define the new roles and expectations of companies for the HRM functions.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Strategic Planning Fundamentals and Strategic Partnerships

    • Identify challenges and concerns in HRM.
    • Analyze HRM responsibilities as a strategic partner within a company.
    • Select strategic planning models based on organizational needs.
    • Perform environmental analyses for strategic planning.

    Organizational Effectiveness

    • Determine methods to evaluate and measure organizational effectiveness.
    • Explain how the HR planning process integrates into a strategic plan.
    • Determine the components of the strategic Human Resources plan.
    • Determine core competencies for an organization or division.

    Ethics and Diversity

    • Recognize specific ethical and diversity considerations for HRM planning.
    • Generate a rationale for best practices in diversity in HRM planning.

    Strategic HRM Plan

    • Create strategic HRM plans.
    • Forecast future organization or divisional needs.
    • Predict organization or divisional capabilities and limitations.

    Critical and Emerging Domestic and Global HRM Issues

    • Analyze cultural considerations in HRM planning.
    • Analyze the effect of critical and emerging domestic and global issues.
    • Perform internal analyses for critical and emerging issues in strategic HR planning.
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