Singapore University of Social Sciences

Human Capital Management (HCM501)

Synopsis

HCM501, Human Capital Management, provides an overview of how organizations measure, manage, and grow their most important asset, people. Human capital refers to the knowledge, education, training, skills, and expertise of an organization’s workforce. The module examines demographic changes and workforce diversity, recruiting strategies, selection techniques, work design challenges, training and development, performance management and feedback, employee influence, motivation and reward, as well as ethical issues in human capital management.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • The context of HRM
  • A systems view of the employment process
  • Criteria: concepts, measurement, and evaluation
  • Measuring and interpreting individual differences
  • Validation and use of individual differences measures
  • Fairness in employment decisions
  • Analyzing jobs and work
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Recruitment
  • Selection methods
  • Decision making for selection
  • Managerial selection
  • Learning and development
  • Performance management
  • Motivation and reward
  • Ethical issues in HCM

Learning Outcome

  • assess workforce flow
  • design effective work systems
  • create mechanisms for employee participation
  • evaluate human resource policy options
  • discuss human resource strategies and business needs
  • examine human resource functional effectiveness
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