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Course Detail

Course Name Talent Acquisition & Learning and Development(TA & LD)
Course Code 23HR413E
Program MBA
Credits 3
Course category Elective
Name of the Career Path Organizational Development & Management


Module 1

Module 1: (7.5 Hours)

  1. Concepts, principles, and processes of acquiring human resources.
  2. Ascertaining talent needs (supply and demand) within the organization.
  3. Recruitment process and sources.
  4. Talent engagement models.
  5. Job analysis in talent acquisition.
Module 2

Module 2: (7.5 Hours)

  1. Issues in Talent management: succession planning, downsizing, managing mergers, acquisitions and takeovers.
  2. Strategic issues in talent management.
  3. Career planning.
  4. Career development: issues and challenges.
  5. Role of mentoring and coaching in talent management.
Module 3

Module 3: (7.5 Hours)

  1. Principles of Training and Development.
  2. Theoretical perspectives of L&D.
  3. The Learning Process.
  4. Theory on the principles of Strategic Training.
  5. Identify training and learning needs.
  6. Conducting a needs assessment.
  7. Developing a L&D programme design.
Module 4

Module 4: (7.5 Hours)

  1. Appraising the basics of evaluating a L&D programme.
  2. Basics of constructing evaluation designs.
  3. Appraising the return of interest for a L&D programme.
  4. Constructing an evaluation of the L&D programme.

Course Description & Course Outcomes

Course Description

Acquiring the ‘right’ talent for an organization is a critical component to an organization’s functioning. Training this talent and developing their competencies are coreto the functional area of human resource management. This course includes important aspects of talent acquisition, training, and development.

Course Outcomes& Learning levels

The course aims to impart comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the talent acquisition, training, and development process. In this course students will learn:

  1. To understand the concepts, principles, issues, and processes of acquiring human resources. [Level2]
  2. To create effective talent and career development plans in the context of existing and future business needs. [level 3 and 6]
  3. To assess and examine training needs and design training programmes in an organizational setting [level 4 and 6].
  4. To appraise the levels, tools, and techniques involved in evaluation of training effectiveness [level5].

Evaluation Pattern

# Assessment Component Percentage of Marks
1 Continuous Assessment * 60
2 End –Term Examination 40

* Based on assignments / Tests / Quizzes / Case Studies / Projects / Term paper / Field visit report.

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