Singapore University of Social Sciences

Human Capital Consulting: Principles and Practices

Human Capital Consulting: Principles and Practices (HCM557)

Applications Open: 01 October 2023

Applications Close: 15 November 2023

Next Available Intake: January 2024

Course Types: Modular Graduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $2200 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Management

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: S R Nathan School of Human Development


Management consulting is a fast changing industry with various specialisations. HCM557 Human Capital Consulting: Principles and Practices, provides an introduction to the nature and major practicing areas in human capital consulting. It examines the roles, values and behavior of consultants; skills and competencies required; methods and models in consulting; issues in conducting research; change management design, development and implementation. Client needs and the value of consulting as well as the future of human capital consulting will also be addressed.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY JAN


  • The consulting industry, skills and professionalism
  • Consulting and human capital’s role in business strategy
  • Aligning human capital and business strategy
  • Internal and external human capital consulting
  • Impact of technology on consulting
  • Framework and models in consulting
  • Tools and intervention strategies
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Change management
  • Adoption of changes and follow up
  • Communication, negotiation and coaching
  • Proposal and report writing
  • Closure and managing stakeholder relationships

Learning Outcome

  • Examine the roles and values of human capital consulting
  • Discuss the wisdom, perspectives and models in human capital consulting
  • Appraise opportunities and barriers in the implementation of consulting solutions
  • Select consulting principles and adopt changes in different situations
  • Evaluate processes and results of human capital consulting
  • Experiment and apply skills in consulting work
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