Annual Operating Plan for the Human Resource Department/Division for

Annual Operating Plan for the Human Resource Department/Division for

AHROP 6

Annual Operating Plan for the Human Resource Department/Division for <insert Company Name>

Your First and Last Name

Walden University

Annual Operating Plan for the Human Resource Department of <insert company name>

1. Organization’s Mission & Vision. (Directions: Read, then delete before submitting final version of this assignment: First, provide a clear academic introduction to the concept of mission and vision and their role in the planning process for the organization, with academic citations to support it. Next, write the overarching mission and vision of your chosen organization as a whole as individual statements. If you cannot find them, YOU write them based on information you researched).

1.1. Key Organization Objectives. (Read, then delete before submitting final version of this assignment: First, provide a clear academic introduction, using adequate supporting academic citations, to the concepts of planning objectives and strategies in the organization’s strategic plan, used to guide departmental operating plans. Next, write an academic introduction first, then list the objectives. Usually 2 – 4, general in nature and sets the direction the organization will head during the timeframe of its strategic plan).

1.1.1. Objective.

1.1.2. Objective.

1.1.3. Objective.

1.2. Key Organization Strategies. (Read, then delete: Same as the previous section, begin with academic introduction, then list strategies. Usually 3 – 5, created during the strategic planning process that will allow the organization, as a whole, to achieve its targeted direction and plans to continue to support its mission and vision as complicated by current shifts and trends within their environment and industry, etc.; write each as a single sentence).

1.2.1. Strategy.

1.2.2. Strategy.

1.2.3. Strategy.

2. HR Department Vision. (Read, then delete: First, provide a clear academic introduction to the concepts of mission and vision and their role in the planning process for HR in their HR planning for the organization, with adequate supporting academic citations. Note that this HR Department Vision is based upon the mission and vision of the organization and derived from its strategic plan; often published. Next, write as a vision statement. YOU write it based on information you researched, if you cannot locate it).

3. HR Environmental Analysis (HR SWOT). (Read, then delete: NOTE that YOU write these based on what you find in your general research. First, provide a comprehensive academic introduction utilizing appropriate academic citations to the concept of an HR SWOT analysis, and its role in the HR planning process by examining the Human Resources Department’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats).

3.1. HR Strengths. (3.1 to 3.4 do not require introductions, however, will be completed for the Week 7 final AHROP).

3.2. HR Weaknesses.

3.3. HR Opportunities.

3.4. HR Threats.

4. Annual HR Objectives and Strategies. (Read, then delete: NOTE this Sets the overall direction and intent the HR Department will pursue to help the organization achieve its strategic plan for the business. First, provide a comprehensive academic introduction to the concept and role of HR’s planning objectives to guide the development of HR strategies, together with the concept and role of planning strategies, utilizing appropriate supporting academic sources and citations).

4.1. Annual HR Objectives. (Read, then delete: Write academic introduction using citations about HR objectives).

4.1.1. Objective 1. (4.1.1 to 4.1.3 do not require introductions, however, will be completed for the Week 7 final AHROP).

4.1.2. Objective 2.

4.1.3. Objective 3.

4.2. Annual HR Strategies. (Read, then delete: Write academic introduction using citations about strategies).

4.2.1. Strategy. (4.2.1 to 4.2.4 do not require introductions, however, will be completed for the Week 7 final AHROP).

· Action Step

· Action Step

· Action Step

· Etc.

4.2.2. Strategy.

· Action Step

· Action Step

· Action Step

· Etc

4.2.3. Strategy.

· Action Step

· Action Step

· Action Step

· Etc

4.2.4. Strategy.

· Action Step

· Action Step

· Action Step

· Etc

5. Implementation. (Read, then delete: Note that this section anticipates likely internal challenges that will be faced as reactions to the AHROP during the implementation and then plans briefly for them, using the 3 categories identified. First, provide a comprehensive introduction with appropriate academic citations to explain this, i.e., that there are always things that happen when change is implemented, because people react. *NOTE: the implementation phase is roughly the week during which the launch occurs.).

5.1. Constraints. (Read, then delete: This section is 2 – 3 paragraphs and anticipates and identifies likely internal barriers, roadblocks and challenges that may get in the way of the HR plan launch, and then, right here, plans for how to address these likely constraints to mitigate them).

5.2. Collaboration. (Read, then delete: This section recognizes that HR cannot implement their plan without the involvement of others in the organization, and so it plans for opportunities to create buy-in and support, builds trust, shared ownership, build teams and/or camaraderie, etc. This is part of the plan, so specific groups or departments are identified with a plan for how they will support the implementation of the AHROP).

5.3. Communications. (Read, then delete: This is essential a mini-communications plan for the implementation of the AHROP. This section plans for timely and carefully crafted messaging throughout the implementation of the AHROP during its different phases, to ensure that everyone who needs to know what is going on is informed at the right time).

6. Measurement and Assessment. (Read, then delete: Provide a general introduction with appropriate academic citations to explain the key concepts to readers of the plan about the use of metrics and their utilization, monitoring and reporting. Be sure to discuss the purpose and value of having measurements, and be sure to explain that HR has three specific categories of metrics – unlike companies that have four – then provide a transition into the discussion of HR metrics.).

6.1. HR Metrics. (Write a brief introduction for the reader of this plan that explains the value and use of metrics by the Corporate HR to assess the progress and status of the AHROP, and be sure to explain that HR has three specific categories of metrics – unlike companies that have four).

6.1.1 Routine HR Metrics (Read, then delete: Write a brief introduction, then discuss the HR Routine Metrics chosen for the BSC).

6.1.2 HR Strategy Metrics (Read, then delete: Write a brief introduction, then discuss the HR Strategy Metrics chosen for the BSC).

6.1.2 Organizational Oversight Metrics (Read, then delete: Read, then delete: Write a brief introduction, then discuss what Organizational Oversight Metrics are, i.e., necessary metrics that the C-suite uses to run the organization, but metrics that NO department owns, not even HR, so they are assigned based on the fact that HR is familiar with many aspects of these metrics which tend to include people elements, e.g., Organizational Knowledge, Organizational Effectiveness, and Organizational Capacity).

6.2. Reports Metrics to the Organization.

7. References. (you need a minimum of 10 academic references from your course here. NOTE ** While an introduction is not needed for this section, you DO list here at least 10 academic references used to write the introductions above).

8. Appendix (all 1-page graphics only)

A. HR Gap Analysis

B. HR SWOT Analysis

C. (when completed as an assignment, you will add the BSC for HR here).


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