Singapore University of Social Sciences

Human Capital Measurement

Human Capital Measurement (HRM318)

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY REGULAR SEMESTER


  • The Case for Human Capital Measurement
  • Understanding Measurement
  • Major Approaches for Measuring Human Capital
  • Aligning Human Capital Measurement to Organisational Strategy
  • Creating a Data Strategy for Effective Human Capital Measurement
  • Using a HRIS For HC Measurement
  • Descriptive Metrics
  • Generating Insights from Descriptive Analytics
  • Measuring Financial Costs and Benefits of HC initiatives
  • Financial Analysis Tools for Assessing Value of Human Capital
  • Predictive Analytics Concepts
  • Applications of Predictive Analytics across HR disciplines

Learning Outcome

  • Determine the impact and utility of human capital measurements in human capital activities
  • Apply concepts and frameworks in human capital measurement that aligns with business strategy and needs
  • Examine data quality issues that can affect the integrity of analysis and results
  • Propose appropriate human capital metrics to monitor human capital activities
  • Analyse organisational data using appropriate statistical analysis
  • Apply principles of data management and data visualisation in communication of human capital measurements
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