Workforce Planning

  • Online delivery
  • eClass

Dif­fer­ent orga­ni­za­tion­al strate­gies require dif­fer­ent human resource man­age­ment poli­cies and prac­tices. This course is designed to help human resources plan and make deci­sions about the allo­ca­tion of resources for the effec­tive man­age­ment of peo­ple. Top­ics include: envi­ron­men­tal scan­ning, fore­cast­ing sup­ply and demand for human resources, suc­ces­sions plan­ning, career plan­ning, and busi­ness strategies.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the role and purpose of human resources and workforce planning, via strategic planning and HR service delivery
  • Understand the importance of HR policy development
  • Understand the external and internal business drivers impacting HR planning and HR service delivery
  • Gain an understanding of contemporary HR issues and programs as they relate to downsizing, international HR, mergers, acquisitions, outsourcing, and HR IT/metrics
  • Understand the concept of human resources as a “strategic business partner”
  • Understand performance evaluation and explore some new concepts of performance management
  • Explore the importance of succession planning and mentoring, and develop succession and mentoring plans
  • Understand and develop effective training and development plans
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Offered:


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.

Tyler Jameson

Your Instructor

Tyler Jameson

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekday evening (Thu)
Sep 17, 2020Dec 3, 2020
Monday

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Thursday

6:15 pm – 9:30 pm

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Sunday

Textbook

Required

BELCOURT

Strategic Human Resources... Waccess

7 editionISBN 9780176798086

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until September 17, 2020. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Currently counts towards

* If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

  • 1 scheduled
  • Online delivery


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.