Student ID: Course:PROJECT MANAGEMENTSubject: Trainer’s name:Advanced HR ManagementDeclaration: I certify that this assignment is entirely my own work. I have provided fullreferencing to the work of others. The material in this paper has not been submitted before.IMPORTANT – READ THIS FIRSTPLAGIARISM:You must compose your answers in your own words. Simply pasting text fromthe Internet OR the APC workbook may result in a failing grade. It is better to write yourown thoughts in your own words – even if your English is not perfect – rather than copyword-for-word the thoughts of someone else.SUBMITTING IDENTICAL ANSWERS:You may discuss your assessments with other students,but submitting identical answers to other students may result in a failing grade. Youranswers must be yours alone.TUTORIALS:Tutorials are run every week to help you answer the assessments. The schedulefor tutorials will be announced during the first week of the term. You are urged to attend thetutorial that pertains to your online subject.
Assessment 1Written AssessmentAnswer each question in as much detail as possible,considering your organisational requirements for each one.Your task is to manage human resource strategic planningwithin your organisation.1. Research the planning requirements. Put your findingsinto a report. Ensure that you describe:• The direction, objectives and targets (2 marks)With a good understanding of what the organisation is aiming to achieve in thefuture, it is then possible to determine the strategic direction in terms of the‘people’ aspects of the business and to set objectives and targets for the HRfunction.These objectives and targets may relate to some or all of the following:RecruitmentRetentionTrainingSuccession planningCareer developmentPay and rewardPerformance managementMotivation and employee engagement.Objectives should be SMART:SpecificMeasurableAchievableRealistic (or Relevant)Time-bound.SMART objectives are important as they state exactly what the HR function isaiming to achieve so that it makes a full contribution to achieving the overallorganisation vision. They enable priorities to be determined, realistic budgetsto be set, and good decisions to be made.
• Emerging practices and trends (3 marks)The following are some emerging practices and trends that have impact on mystrategic plan:*Ageing Workforce *Changes in consumer pattern or community expectations*Economic trends *Labour market trends *Multi-generational teams *New productions or services *New technologies*Political or legislative changes * Qualification or educational changes*Working internationally. It is important to consider what is happening in the broader as HR manager, sothat good practice can be emulated and to ensure that the organisation ismodern and up-to-date in its philosophies and practices.