- Whether you worked for a Fortune 500 firm or for a small business, you have to address people-related business issues. These include finding and keeping top talent. As a manager, in the course of your work, you have to deal with financial, material, information, and human resources. The very best managers are optimizers because they get the most out of all of the resources available to them. As a manager, this course is designed just for you.
I won't be covering every possible aspect of managing people, and in fact, there are many courses here on lynda.com that can help you become a better manager. This course is designed for general managers who will have to manage people along with other resources. The course is an overview, not a formula or a step-by-step approach. My intent is to focus on some key concepts that will get you started on your way to managing people effectively.
With all of this in mind, let's dive into Human Resources Fundamentals.
- Explore the parallels between HR strategy and business strategy.
- Identify four approaches to talent management.
- Recognize the factors that support the business case for diversity.
- Recall the key features of effective training and career development programs.
- Review the principles of effective performance management.
- Identify the difference in cost between domestic and international employees.