Course Abstract Details

MGMT-210, Human Resource Management

Credits: 3

Course Description

MGMT-210, Human Resource Management, covers a variety of issues relating to the relationship between management of an organization and its employees. Specific emphasis is placed on employment law, job analysis, employee recruitment and selection, training, performance management, compensation systems, employee and labor relations, career planning, and safety and health in the workplace. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of READ-099. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. DIVERSITY/WORLD VIEW.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

COURSE OBJECTIVES:  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 

1. Describe the place and function of human resource management in the organization. (Program Goal #1) 

2. Explain the relationship of employment law to human resource management, especially with respect to equal employment opportunity and employee rights. (Program Goal #1) 

3. Describe the process of job analysis, recruitment, selection, training and development. (Program Goal #1) 

4. Analyze the performance management process and various performance appraisal methods. (Program Goal #1) 

5. Define the organization?s responsibility for the safety and health of employees. (General Education Goal #7, Program Goal #1) 

6. Describe the legal and historical context of labor/management relations. (Program Goal #1) 

7. Describe forms of financial compensation and benefits and their importance to the total compensation program. (Program Goal #1) 

8. Differentiate between domestic and international Human Resource Management. (General Education Goal #6, Program Goal #1) 

9. Communicate effectively in writing. (General Education Goal #1, Program Goal #2) 

10. Demonstrate the ability to use word processing software to communicate information. (General Education Goal #4, Program Goal #4) 

11. Use inductive and deductive logic to draw valid conclusions. (General Education Goal #2, Program Goal #5) 

12. Demonstrate information literacy through locating an appropriate information source and providing a correct citation. (General Education Goal #4, Program Goal #6) 

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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