Introduction to Managing Human Capital

Course Code
MO 415

3 hours
Winter 23
(BBA Junior or Senior) or BusAd Minor or MM Master of Management

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.

Prior to Winter 2015, this course was offered as MO 315.