Manpower Planning and Resourcing Syllabus

Course Code: MU0010

Course Title: Manpower Planning and Resourcing (4 Credits)



Course Contents


Unit 1

Manpower Planning and Resourcing: Factors Affecting Manpower Planning, Need for Manpower Planning, Five Steps in Manpower Planning, Importance of Manpower Planning, Obstacles in Manpower Planning, Advantages of Manpower Planning, Successful Manpower Planning, Consolidated Demand Forecast Development, Effective Decision Making, Gaining Senior Management Support, Meeting the Organization's Goals and Objectives


Unit 2

Manpower Forecasting: Introduction, Forecasting, Necessity for forecasting, Steps in forecasting, Demand and supply forecasting, Demand Forecasting techniques, Forecasting accuracy, Benefits of forecasting


Unit 3

Role of Human Resource in Manpower Planning: Introduction, Inputs provided by HR for manpower planning, Key human resource elements


Unit 4

Human Resource Accounting: Introduction, Definition of Human Resource Accounting, Need, Significance, Objectives for HRA, Advantages of HRA , Methods of HRA, Objections to HRA, Controlling Manpower Costs, True Costs of Planning and Recruitment, Human Resource Accounting in India


Unit 5

Developing a Manpower Plan: Introduction, Developing a Manpower Plan, Qualitative Side of Manpower Planning, Behavioral Event Interviewing, Standard Interviews, Competency Mapping (Skill Inventory), Problems in Manpower Planning, Sample Manpower Plan


Unit 6

Sourcing & Recruitment: Introduction, Sources of candidates, Recruitment, Outsourcing, Attracting candidates, E-Recruitment, Person specifications


Unit 7

Resourcing Strategy: Introduction, Components of Resourcing Strategy, Business Scenario Planning, Estimating Future Human Resource Requirements, Labor Turnover, Action Planning, Role of HR in Developing Resource Capability, Resourcing Strategy


Unit 8

Selection Tests: Introduction, Selection Process, Selection Methods, Psychological tests, Types of tests, Validity of tests, interpreting test results, Psychometric tests, online test, Importance of tests, Interviews, Final stages


Unit 9

Induction: Introduction, Benefits of an Induction program, designing an induction program, Documentation, Types of Induction, On-the-Job Training


Unit 10

Talent Development: Introduction, Policies and approaches, Organizational Training, Role of Training Managers


Unit 11

Talent Engagement: Introduction, Definition – Talent Engagement & Fully Engaged Talent, Importance of Talent Engagement, Driving Factors of Talent Engagement, Engagement Levels, Talent Engagement Model, Process for Improving Talent Engagement. , Talent Engagement vs. Performance and Retention, Talent Engagement, Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship


Unit 12

Career Management: Introduction, Career management process, Career dynamics, Career management policies, Career planning process, Tips for successful career planning, Talent management, Succession planning


Unit 13

Employee Turnover: Introduction, Employee turnover – causes & remedies, Cost of employee turnover, Importance of employee turnover, Employee exit process (Managing organizational release)


Unit 14

Train to Hire: Introduction, Outsourcing the Train-to-Hire Process, Partnering with educational institutions, Generating revenue, setting up an academy, Designing Curriculum


Unit 15

Recent Trends in Manpower Development and Planning: Introduction, Competency mapping, Knowledge management, E-Manpower Development, E-Manpower planning