Human Resources (HR) are the most valued assets in an organization. These are very influential in determining the success of any organization depending on how they are managed. Their optimal allocation/utilization means proper planning, acquisition, skills development, motivation and maintenance, which bring both business and non-business organizations a long way towards growth and development. It therefore follows that as trainee people Managers, we need to appreciate theoretical and practical underpinnings of this Human Resources Management field its operations and academics. Prerequisite: BUAD 591.