OL 600 Final Project Guidelines and Rubric
The final project for this course is the creation of a strategic HR plan. The final product represents an authentic demonstration of competency because it is
important for HR professionals to gain management support and buy-in for HR involvement from a strategic perspective in the achievement of organizational
goals. This assignment will involve creating a strategic plan that focuses on achieving goals that have influence across the organization. The project is divided into
three milestones, which will be submitted at various points throughout the course to scaffold learning and ensure quality final submissions. These milestones
will be submitted in Modules Three, Five, and Seven. The final product will be submitted in Module Nine.
In this assignment, you will demonstrate your mastery of the following course outcomes:
ï‚· Develop strategic human resource initiatives for supporting the recruitment and retention of qualified talent within an organization
ï‚· Formulate recommendations that support organizational effectiveness based on an analysis of internal elements
ï‚· Determine the impacts of external factors that influence an organization for mitigating risks
ï‚· Develop strategic approaches that incorporate relevant human resources behavioral competencies in addressing organizational issues
For the final project, you will assume the role of an HR professional for an organization. You will apply technical and behavioral competencies to develop
strategic HR initiatives across the organization. You will be required to support the organizationâ€™s recommendations using data, specific examples, and detailed
explanations of how these HR initiatives address organizational goals.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. People: In this section, you will develop strategic HR initiatives around acquiring and retaining qualified talent for an organization. Provide specific
A. Talent Acquisition: Determine appropriate strategies for acquiring qualified talent, and explain how the strategies support organizational goals.
B. Employee Engagement and Retention: Determine appropriate employee engagement strategies and explain how this approach will increase
C. Learning and Development: Determine learning and development opportunities aimed toward attracting and retaining qualified talent within
D. Total Rewards: Identify appropriate total rewards strategies to increase employee retention, and explain how these strategies support the goals
of the organization.