Human Capital Talent Management

Introduction

This programme is based on the reality that managing and developing human resources is critical to any organization’s performance. Most organizations assert that human resource is the most valuable asset as it can provide them sustainable competitive advantage. Contemporary research in human resources management is seeking capitalization of human assets in computation of organisational balance sheets and market values. Human capital requires high level capacity in its development and growth as its failure easily brings organisations and economies down. Talent identification, attraction, development and retention are topical issues in organisation development today. This course offers practical hands on approach to development of human resources, conveying concepts through a combination of theory, cases, examples, and skill building exercises. It will provide a comprehensive review and understanding of latest trends in human resources management that can better equip managers to effectively develop their human capital.

Objectives of the Programme

• To equip students in the private and public sectors with skills to effectively
execute corporate strategy related to human capital
• To develop competencies in practitioners in human resources
management to identify, attract, develop and retain cost effectively
human assets necessary to support business operations and
performance.
• To encourage a culture of relationship and performance based human
resources management in Zimbabwe so as to manage staff turnover and
optimise on employee engagement and performance.

Entry Qualifications

At least 5 O’ Levels at grade C or better inclusive of English and
mathematics. However, candidates who do not have O; Level
mathematics can apply and shall be required to successfully complete a
compulsory mathematics access course (Quantitative Methods CQM 1100)
before commencement of the programme.
• A minimum of two years’ relevant work experience.
• Higher qualification will be an added advantage.

Duration of Programme

The programme consisting of coursework shall normally be completed over 24 months in an intensive part-time basis (week-ends).

Course Synopsis

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