HRM 531 Human Capital Management


Assignment Steps 

Resources: Human Resource ManagementSupplemental Resources.

Imagine that you have been hired as an HR consultant for your chosen company.

Use lessons you have learned throughout the term from your individual assignments and the feedback from your teams.

Make a recommendation about ways to grow the company’s workforce inclusive of managerial roles, employment relationships, and implications for change in a global environment, with emphasis on HR’s role.

Create an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft®  PowerPoint® presentation including the following:

  • Explain the need to grow the company’s workforce based on organizational and personal values.
  • Analyze current environment to include workforce diversity and needs analysis.
  • Recommend ways to grow the company’s workforce that aligns with organizational values.
  • Analyze how leader and manager skills will foster innovation and lead change.
  • Analyze employee relationship problems and pertinent details.
  • Evaluate strategies to resolve the problems; include a table format representation of pros and cons of labor unions.
  • Summarize a potential employee relations training plan.
  • Evaluate the implications of the changes on internal, external, and global environments.

Create a 1,050-word summary report of your findings to the CEO of the organization including a cover letter.


Assignment Steps 

Resources: Human Resource ManagementSupplemental Resources.

Design a set of 10 questions, as a team, to ask a manager from the organization to gain an understanding of performance management process.

Interview a manager from the organization.

Discuss your findings as a team.

Create a 1,050-word report, including:

  • Summarize the team’s discussion.
  • Evaluate the need for performance management improvement.
  • Recommend ways the performance management process could be improved, if needed, in each organization.
  • Explain how necessary performance management process improvement(s) will be implemented. 

Assignment Steps 

Resources: Human Resource ManagementSupplemental Resources.

Develop a 1,225-word Full Performance Strategy Analysis including:

  • Describe the overview of the performance management process.
  • Include a flowchart of the performance management process.
  • Explain the job analysis.
  • Examine the skills gap analysis and performance evaluation.
  • Determine ways to measure employee performance.
  • Assess counseling for exceptional or performance that needs improvement.
  • Attach an appendix of the resources needed to create a comprehensive performance analysis.

Assignment Steps 

Resources: Human Resource Management: Ch. 8; Supplemental Resources

Choose your own organization or one you know well to use for this assignment. Concentrate on processes in the organization that, if improved, would make the organization operate more efficiently. You may use the same organization you used Week 1.

Use a 5- to 7-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® to write a script you would use to create a 5- to 6-minute video.

Explain your training and development strategy for your chosen organization. Be creative.

  • Prior to developing your video script, create a one-page survey to assess training needs.
  • Ask 2-3 managers to complete the survey.

Include the following in your script:

  • Discuss the training needs assessment.
  • Validate the need for chosen training methods.
  • Evaluate your analysis of training and development needs.
  • Explain ways to meet training needs.
  • Discuss potential barriers to training.
  • Anticipate budget for training for year one.
  • Discuss how you will evaluate the training.

Assignment Steps 

Resource: Human Resource Management: Ch. 11; Supplemental Resources.

Review the “Application Case Salary Inequities at Astra Zeneca” (page 379 of your text). 

Develop a 1,050-word report including:

  • Discuss questions 11-13, 11-14, and 11-15.
  • Summarize the answers to each of the questions.
  • Analyze current job market compensation plans and pay scales in comparison to Astra Zeneca.
  • Explain how team members will use lessons learned

 

Assignment Steps 

ResourcesHuman Resource Management: Ch. 11; HR-Survey; human resources department for the organization you chose; Supplemental Resources. 

Choose your organization or one you know well to use for this assignment.  You may use the same organization you used Week 1.

Develop 1,225-word compensation and benefits strategy for the organization.

  • Discuss current trends shaping total rewards for employees in a business industry synonymous with your organization.
  • Evaluate current compensation plans for that industry.
  • Summarize your data in narrative and table format showing diverse levels of responsibility and compensation.
  • Evaluate the market data, job data, and organizational data.
  • Devise a total rewards strategy with recommendations for your organization.
  • Include in table format a list of the compensation components for your plan.
  • Develop a one-page survey you would use as a resource to collect information from employees about the rewards they desire in a reward package for employees. On your survey, include questions about financial rewards and non-financial rewards. Attach the survey as an Appendix. Do not administer the survey.
  • Include an analysis of legislation that may impact decisions made about compensation and benefits.

Assignment Steps

Resources: Human Resource ManagementSupplemental Resources.

Choose your organization or one you know well to use for this assignment. You may use the same organization you used Week 1.

Interview a HR leader or another leader in a management position in your chosen organization about a recent change in the organization.

Develop a 1,225-word Change Management Plan for the organization.

Include how the change affected the human resources function.

Consider the following for your plan:

  • The purpose for the change;
  • The people involved in the change;
  • The change implementation methods;
  • The budget concerns, timeline, and measurement of success/metrics;
  • Recommend a follow-up plan to review impact of the change on the human resources function, additional personnel required, ways to recruit personnel, organizational alignment, and cost changes.
  • Include a schematic diagram of your plan.

Assignment Steps 

Resources: Human Resource Management: Ch. 2; Supplemental Resources.

Choose your organization or one you know well to use for this assignment. 

Develop a 1,050-word report including the following:

  • Briefly describe the management of human capital in the organization.
  • Describe three employment laws and the consequences of non-compliance.
  • Assess how your organization might structure its policies, practices, and or culture to ensure compliance.

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