Recently, many organizations have realized that it is their “Human Capital” that will ultimately have the most impact on their ability to create and maintain a Sustainable Competitive Advantage (SCA). As human capital becomes increasingly important to business success, organization leaders must be skillful at competing for talent and building and deploying talent resources. Organization leaders must also connect the investments in Human Capital Development (HCD) to the critical axis points that affect the organization’s strategic success. They must learn to achieve organizational success by skillfully using the leverage provided by HCD. Therefore, this course will links human capital knowledge with the strategic business activities of the organization from both theoretical and pragmatic perspectives. The course is also designed to explore the essential practices of human capital, and how those practices affect organizational performance. In addition, the course will review a variety of approaches to developing Human Capital in organizations. A special emphasis will be placed on the design, delivery, and evaluation of HR programs related the HCD process.