MGMT315

Strategic Human Resources Planning

This course explores the link between organizational and human resources strategies, and provides the skills and tools you need for effective HR planning. Areas of focus include standard metrics of HR planning, relevant IT solutions, demand forecasting techniques, job- and competency-based approaches to aligning future needs with strategic objectives, management succession plans, success measurement, and the risks and limitations of outsourcing.

Prerequisite(s):

Overview

Location: Online
Format: Self-paced within deadlines set by instructor
Duration: 11 weeks
Tuition: $649
Can be applied to:
Human Resources Management Certificate

Upcoming Offerings

Register for a course at any time, with the option to apply to a program later.

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Start DateMon, Jan 31, 2022
Schedule
  • Mon, Jan 31 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Feb 7 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Feb 14 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Feb 21 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Feb 28 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Mar 7 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Mar 14 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Mar 21 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Mar 28 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Apr 4 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Apr 11 (self-paced all week)
LocationOnline
Cost$649.00
Seats Available1
ActionRegister
Start DateMon, Jan 31, 2022
Schedule
  • Mon, Jan 31 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Feb 7 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Feb 14 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Feb 21 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Feb 28 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Mar 7 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Mar 14 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Mar 21 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Mar 28 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Apr 4 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Apr 11 (self-paced all week)
LocationOnline
InstructorSrividhya Mouli
Cost$649.00
Seats Available20
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Start DateMon, May 9, 2022
Schedule
  • Mon, May 9 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, May 16 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, May 23 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, May 30 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Jun 6 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Jun 13 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Jun 20 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Jun 27 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Jul 4 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Jul 11 (self-paced all week)
  • Mon, Jul 18 (self-paced all week)
LocationOnline
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Cost$649.00
Seats Available30
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What you will learn

After completing this course, you’ll be able to do the following:

  • Discuss the risks and limitations of outsourcing
  • Explain current metrics used in strategic HR planning while leveraging different IT solutions (HRIS)
  • Apply job analysis methods based on selection criteria
  • Examine how mergers affect HR planning
  • Evaluate effective approaches to link organizational strategy and HR and the barriers involved
  • Evaluate various demand forecasting techniques to align with strategic objectives
  • Recognize the challenges in measuring the success of a management succession plan
  • Assess downsizing strategies to enhance organizational performance

How you will learn and be evaluated

  • Prepare to spend 6–10 hours per week on coursework
  • Expect readings and other assignments on a weekly basis
  • Plan to access the course at least once every few days to keep up with your work and class discussions

You will be evaluated on:

  • Assignments (individual and group)
  • Participation in online discussions

Learning Materials

Course fees do not include textbooks. We recommend you purchase your textbook as soon as you’ve registered. We will provide additional course materials online.

Required textbook:

Belcourt, M. & Podolsky, M. Strategic Human Resources Planning, 7th edition. Top Hat eText, 2019. An ebook is available through VitalSource.

Technical Requirements

For online courses, you will need a computer with audio and microphone that is connected to the internet. Canvas is the online system that will be used for the course. For more information and online support, visit Online Learning.

Professional development credits

This course may meet the requirements for the following designation(s):