Singapore University of Social Sciences

Human Capital Management

Human Capital Management (HCM501)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Management

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: S R Nathan School of Human Development


HCM501, Human Capital Management, provides an overview of how organizations measure, manage, and grow their most important asset, people. Human capital refers to the knowledge, education, training, skills, and expertise of an organization’s workforce. The module examines demographic changes and workforce diversity, recruiting strategies, selection techniques, work design challenges, training and development, performance management and feedback, employee influence, motivation and reward, as well as ethical issues in human capital management.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July


  • The context of HRM
  • A systems view of the employment process
  • Criteria: concepts, measurement, and evaluation
  • Measuring and interpreting individual differences
  • Validation and use of individual differences measures
  • Fairness in employment decisions
  • Analyzing jobs and work
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Recruitment
  • Selection methods
  • Decision making for selection
  • Managerial selection
  • Learning and development
  • Performance management
  • Motivation and reward
  • Ethical issues in HCM

Learning Outcome

  • assess workforce flow
  • design effective work systems
  • create mechanisms for employee participation
  • evaluate human resource policy options
  • discuss human resource strategies and business needs
  • examine human resource functional effectiveness
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