Human Resources: Hiring and Managing Talent in the 21st Century
Develop your HR skills for strategic talent management
As organisations strive to remain competitive, strategic talent management remains at the forefront to develop their culture and drive success.
On this eight-week course from the University of California, Riverside, you’ll learn the fundamentals of hiring and managing talent in today’s workplace landscape. By building your HR skills and a range of practical tools, such as HR-driven gap analysis, you’ll be able to effectively develop and retain employees.
Explore the benefits of empowering employees
HR professionals and leaders are charged with recruiting and retaining dynamic people in alignment with their organisation’s mission, vision, and goals.
You’ll look at ways to achieve this and why it’s so important, while also engaging, developing, and empowering employees to invest in your business’s success. By balancing these aspects of talent management, you can begin creating an exponential return on investment.
Learn how to engage employees through effective leadership
On this course, you’ll explore the importance of effective leadership, from self-leadership to leading others. You’ll be able to assess your own strengths, leadership skills, and competencies, before looking at different leadership styles and discussing ways to engage employees.
Discover the importance of nurturing workplace diversity
Building and leveraging a diverse workforce is among an organisation’s key performance drivers.
You’ll explore the need for a diverse and inclusive workplace culture, discussing inclusive practices in the workplace and how to support and encourage diversity in an organisation.
At the end of this course, you’ll also look at alternative workplace environments and job designs, assessing how you can adapt to hiring and managing talent in an ever-changing working world.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Evaluate the importance of aligning talent to the organization’s mission, vision and goals.
- Model the HR-driven job analysis and identify its value.
- Explore the benefits of employees' continued development, knowledge management, and retention.
- Assess one's knowledge and readiness to embrace 21st century perspectives in strategic talent management practices.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for both human resources professionals interested in engaging some of the newest developments in the industry.
It may also be of interest to business managers looking to increase their knowledge of HR best practices.
Who developed the course?
Established in 1954, UCR University Extension is the continuing and professional development division of the University of California, Riverside (UCR), and is an internationally-recognized leader in education for individuals, organizations, and communities–regionally, nationally, and internationally.
LocationUCR University Extension 1299 University Ave. Suite 201 Riverside, CA 92507 Tel: 951.827.4105
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