Develop strategic approaches that incorporate relevant human resources behavioral competencies in addressing organizational issues

The final project for this course is the creation of a strategic HR plan. The final product represents an authentic demonstration of competency because it is important for HR professionals to gain management support and buy-in for HR involvement from a strategic perspective in the achievement of organizational goals. This assignment will involve creating a strategic plan that focuses on achieving goals that have influence across the organization. The project is divided into three milestones, which will be submitted at various points throughout the course to scaffold learning and ensure quality final submissions. These milestones will be submitted in Modules Three, Five, and Seven. The final product will be submitted in Module Nine.In this assignment, you will demonstrate your mastery of the following course outcomes: Develop strategic human resource initiatives for supporting the recruitment and retention of qualified talent within an organization Formulate recommendations that support organizational effectiveness based on an analysis of internal elements Determine the impacts of external factors that influence an organization for mitigating risks Develop strategic approaches that incorporate relevant human resources behavioral competencies in addressing organizational issuesPromptFor the final project, you will assume the role of an HR professional for an organization. You will apply technical and behavioral competencies to develop strategic HR initiatives across the organization. You will be required to support the organization’s recommendations using data, specific examples, and detailed explanations of how these HR initiatives address organizational goals.Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:I. People: In this section, you will develop strategic HR initiatives around acquiring and retaining qualified talent for an organization. Provide specific examples.A. Talent Acquisition: Determine appropriate strategies for acquiring qualified talent, and explain how the strategies support organizational goals.B. Employee Engagement and Retention: Determine appropriate employee engagement strategies and explain how this approach will increaseretention.C. Learning and Development: Determine learning and development opportunities aimed toward attracting and retaining qualified talent withinthe organization.D. Total Rewards: Identify appropriate total rewards strategies to increase employee retention, and explain how these strategies support the goalsof the organization.1
II. Organization: In this section, you will analyze employee and labor relations that positively impact organizational effectiveness. Provide specific examples.A. Employee Discipline: Analyze punitive and nonpunitive disciplinary approaches, and explain their impacts on employee relations.B. Performance Management: Determine the elements of an effective performance management system, and explain how well the employer’ssystem meets organizational needs.C. Employee and Labor Relations: Determine the differences between union grievance procedures and nonunion complaint processes, anddescribe improvements that could be made to a nonunion complaint process.III. Workplace: In this section, you will analyze external factors that influence organizational effectiveness while mitigating risk. Provide specific examples.A. Diversity and Inclusion: Explain generational differences within the workplace, and describe appropriate strategies for managing a diverse workforce.B. Risk Management: Determine appropriate proactive HR activities and policies for mitigating risk, and explain how these strategies can be used within the organization.C. Corporate Social Responsibility: Describe HR’s role in creating a culture of social responsibility within the organization and the organization’s community.D. HR in the Global Context: Determine appropriate strategies for properly preparing employees for an expatriate assignment, and explain how these approaches ensure ongoing engagement.IV. Behavioral Competencies: In this section, you will determine strategic HR initiatives that support people, organization, and workplace under the technical competency while selecting the most appropriate behavioral competencies. You must select at least one behavioral competency in addressing each domain (i.e., business, leadership, or interpersonal).A. Determine HR initiatives that support the people technical competency and explain which behavioral competencies within the business domain are the most appropriate.B. Determine HR initiatives that support the organization technical competency and explain which behavioral competencies within the leadership domain are the most appropriate.C. Determine HR initiatives that support the workplace technical competency and explain which behavioral competencies within the interpersonal domain are the most appropriate.D. Recommend strategic HR initiatives across the organization that utilize a combination of behavioral competencies, and explain why this is the most appropriate approach.MilestonesMilestone One: Employee Engagement and RetentionIn Module Three, you will analyze HR strategic engagement initiatives for attracting, retaining, and rewarding employees. The four critical element focus on talent acquisition, employee engagement and retention, learning and development, and total rewards. This milestone will be graded with the Milestone One Rubric.2
Milestone Two: Performance Management: Employee and Labor RelationsIn Module Five, you will analyze HR strategic initiatives of employee and labor relations that positively impact organizational effectiveness. The three critical element focus on employee discipline, performance management, and employee and labor relations. This milestone will be graded with the Milestone Two Rubric.Milestone Three: Global HR, Diversity, Risk Management, and Social ResponsibilityIn Module Seven, you will analyze HR strategic initiatives of managing HR globally, diversity and inclusion, risk management, and social corporate responsibility that impact an organization’s strategic goals. This milestone will be graded with the Milestone Three Rubric.Final Submission: Strategic HR PlanIn Module Nine, you will submit your final project. It should address each of the four sections of the final project (People, Organization, Workplace, and Behavioral Competencies) that focus on HR initiatives that move across an organization. It should be a complete, polished artifact containing all of the critical elements of the final product. It should reflect the incorporation of feedback gained throughout the course. This submission will be graded with the Final Project Rubric.