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Prof. A Malik
IIT Kharagpur


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Management of human resources is the most important function in any organization. It is essential to achieve a balance between caring for one’s employees, helping them work to their maximum potential and achieving the goals of an organization through the work the employees put in. This course is specifically designed to sensitize students who are preparing to enter the workforce to issues related to workforce management. 


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Introduction to HRM


Staffing / Recruitment : Job Analysis and Design, Human resource Planning / Recruitment, Employee Testing and Selection, Interviewing Candidates


Performance Management and Appraisal Process : Performance Appraisal Process / Types of Performance Appraisal / Performance Evaluation / Performance Feedback


Training and development : Training Process / Need for Training / Training Methods / General and Specific Training/ Training evaluation


Managing Careers : Basics of Career Management / Career Planning / Succession Planning/ Career Development / Promotions and Transfers / Employee Commitment


Implications : Implications of the above in real life


Compensation Management : Components of Wage Structure / Wage and Salary Administration / Compensation Structure / Compensation Benchmarking / Internal and External Parity / Competency based pay


Pay for Performance and Incentives : Competency / Performance based pay / Variable pay / Team or Group base pay / Incentives / Managerial Incentives / Fringe Benefits


Benefits and Services : Retirement / Insurance / Flexible benefits


Employee Relations : Ethics, Justice and Fair treatment in HR / Collective Bargaining /Employee Safety and Health / Managing Global Human Resources / International HRM


Strategic Human Resource Management and HR Scorecard :Linking people, strategy and performance 
a. HR – Strategic Partner
b. Creating an HR scorecard
c. Measuring HR alignment



Any student who has passed class XII

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