7HR02 Resourcing and Talent Management to Sustain Success

This unit delves into the practical and strategic aspects of resourcing organizations effectively, ethically, and fairly to optimize staff performance and organizational success. In a competitive landscape, employers strive to attract and retain the most skilled and capable individuals.

At Level 7, students are expected to accomplish the following in their assignments:

  1. Comprehensive Understanding: Demonstrate a thorough grasp of knowledge and techniques in the field, coupled with critical awareness of challenges and emerging insights.

  2. Original Application of Knowledge: Apply acquired knowledge creatively to address practical issues.

  3. Complex Decision-Making: Make informed and creative decisions, even in situations with incomplete data, and justify these judgments effectively.

  4. Self-Direction and Problem Solving: Exhibit self-directed problem-solving abilities, demonstrating insight and professionalism in task implementation.

  5. Effective Communication: Communicate conclusions clearly and confidently, catering to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.

  6. Critical Reflection and Continuous Learning: Show a passion for learning and advancing knowledge through independent study and skill development.

  7. High Standard of Presentation: Maintain consistent and professional standards in the presentation of work.

Assessment Brief - Assessor Notes

Each Level 7 unit comprises four learning outcomes and multiple assessment criteria. While not all criteria may be fully addressed in a single assignment, all learning outcomes must be evaluated. At least one assessment criterion from each learning outcome should be covered.

The assessment for this unit consists of two tasks:

Task 1: Email to CEO (1,000 words)
Compose an email to the CEO addressing the impact of the changing business environment on resourcing and talent management strategy and practice.

Task 2: Briefing Paper (3,000 words)
Prepare a briefing paper discussing the future of resourcing and talent management strategy within your sector or a familiar organization. Analyze potential changes, recommendations, and critical insights regarding recruitment, workforce planning, employee retention, and performance management.

General Guidance

  • Total assessment length: 4,000 words (+/- 10% tolerance).
  • Relate academic concepts, theories, and professional practices critically to the assessment tasks, with reference to key texts and publications.
  • Adhere to Level 7 standards, emphasizing higher-order thinking skills and informed analysis.
  • The journal article should focus on writing style and approach rather than a traditional journal layout.