BUS-12-13 - Human Resource Planning

This course provides an understanding of the essential elements of the human resources planning process in organizations. Students will acquire knowledge in analyzing, assessing and programming for human resource requirements of organizational business plans and strategies. Quantitative as well as qualitative concepts, approaches and techniques are emphasized. Topics will include forecasting, skills inventory, ROI of human capital, restructuring, quality of work life issues, international concerns, and creating human resource action plans.

What you will learn:

Nature and Scope of HRP
  • Concept & Meaning of HRP
  • Linkages with Business Planning & Strategies
  • Benefits of HRP
  • Elements & Process of HRP
Preparing for HR
  • Job Analysis
  • Human Resource Management/Information System
  • Environmental Scanning
Assessing & Forecasting HR Requirements:
  • Benefits of HR Forecasting
  • Planning Horizon
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Forecasting Methods
  • Demand & Supply Side Forecasting
  • Forecasting Net HR Requirements
Succession Management:
  • Importance of Succession Management
  • Evolution of Succession Management
  • Succession Management Process
  • Employee Competencies, Training & Development
  • Career Planning
Selected Strategic Options and Their HRP Implications:
  • Organizational Downsizing & Restructuring
  • Globalization of Operations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Outsourcing
HR Program Evaluation:
  • Importance of Evaluation
  • Criteria & Techniques of Evaluation
  • Cost-Benefit Assessments
  • Audits, Utility Analysis & Impact Studies
  • Client Satisfaction

What topics are covered?

  • Strategy and HRP
  • Evaluation of HR Strategies
  • Environmental Analysis Techniques and Trends
  • Job Analysis
  • Changing the Rules
  • HR Forecasting
  • HR Demand and Supply
  • Succession Planning
  • Downsizing, Restructuring
  • Outsourcing
  • International HRM
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