Introduction to Managing Human Capital

Course Code
MO 415
Hours
3 hours
Type
Elective
Offered
  • Winter 17
  • Winter 18

Introduction to Managing Human Capital --- This course introduces the critical role that the HR (Human Resource) or HC (Human Capital) function plays in gaining the commitment, competence and capability of an organization's workforce. This course is for anyone who plans to be a leader in an organization in any function, not just in the HR or HC function. The course examines the HR value proposition - What is it that makes the HR/HC role a strategic necessity for an enterprise, as well as a tactical requirement for success. Part of the course examines the architecture of HR systems which include: talent management; workforce planning; recruitment; selection; education, training and development; performance management; reward and recognition; and succession planning. A case based course, that requires teamwork and individual introspection, it explores current and critical challenges in managing human capital in our world. Executive visits (CEOs, EVPs, CHROs) are included in the 6-9 of the classes.

Taught By
Cheri Alexander
  • Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Director Corporate Learning
  • Adjunct Lecturer of Management and Organizations
Cheri Alexander is the Executive Director of Corporate Learning at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business Executive Education Department...