Feb 29, 2024  
2020-2021 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Graziadio Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

STGY 655 Strategic Human Resources (4)

The role of HR as a strategic partner in creating customer and economic value is central to organizational success. Students learn to formulate and execute a business-focused HR strategy that drives value for an organization; implementing strategic plans in global environments is especially emphasized. The course offers practical tools and frameworks to enable students to link HR strategy with business strategy–topics include the social, ethical, and legal environment of an organization, diversity in the work place, organizational culture, and business strategy. By understanding the strategic competitive environment of the organization, students gain deeper understanding of the role human resources plays in achieving organization’s goals. Prerequisite(s): OTMT 676 Talent Management (4) 

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. View the organization from an executive-level perspective.  
  2. Think strategically as well as functionally.
  3. Analyze the external environment and internal resources of the firm.
  4. Compare/contrast business strategies and determine competencies required to execute the strategies.
  5. Design a strategic plan that integrates individual components of HR into a cohesive strategy that aligns with and implements the business strategy.
  6. Formulate HR strategy from an ethical, legal, socially responsible, and global perspective.
  7. Defend and justify recommendations.
  8. Hone critical thinking, teamwork, and communication (written, oral, and presentation) skills.
Grading Basis: Graded