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Human Resources Management (BUS-202)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

August 2018 - Present.

Subject Area:
Business and Economics

Number of Credits:

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: discuss the historical and present day importance of Human Resources Management (HRM) and its related subcategories; utilize, identify, and describe the theories of HRM and apply theories to practical organizational occurrences; identify and demonstrate appropriate HRM terminology when discussing the discipline; critically analyze the importance of micro, meso, and macro level job analysis; convey the importance of HRM compliance in relationship to laws, regulations, and diversity; compare and contrast the importance of training and development; explain and conceptualize the components associated with compensation and benefits; and apply legal knowledge related to organizational governance to “real world” situations.

This course provides students with an introductory overview of the topic of Human Resource Management (HRM) and focuses on the study of various components supporting strategic functionality of an organization. Throughout this course, an array of topics related to HRM are explored. Such topics include, but are not limited to: the law, governance, and employee rights, organizational diversity, staffing, employee development, compensation and benefits, international HRM. This course begins with an introduction to the historical and present-day role of HRM, including relevant vocabulary used in the field. Once a foundational knowledge is attained, students begin to explore the role that subtopics of the discipline play in an organization’s success.&

Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Human Resource Management, Management, Operations Management, Business Communications, or Entrepreneurship (8/18).