Human Resource Management (HRM)

HRM 561     Human Resource Management     3 Credit Hours

This course provides managers from different business functions with the principles, knowledge, and techniques for managing employees. Incidents and cases are used to diagnose human resource problems, and design and implement solutions. Topics include: employment law, job design and analysis, performance evaluation, human resource planning, recruiting, selection and assessment, training, managerial development, compensation and incentives, reductions-in-force, collective bargaining and labor relations, and human resource management for international operations. The course stresses the evaluation of human resource programs, and the need for human resource practices to be compatible with one another and to be supportive of the firm's strategy.

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if Class is Graduate

HRM 611     Staffing Training and Devlpmnt     3 Credit Hours

The course examines the design and management of personnel staffing, selection, training, and development activities as mechanisms for predicting and influencing individual and organizational performance. Key topics to be covered include: staffing strategy and planning; job design and analysis; external and internal recruiting; employee testing and assessment methods; measurement, validation, and decision-making issues in selection; instructional design and delivery; methods for developing employees and managers; career management; laws and regulation affecting staffing and training; evaluation methods for staffing and training activities; and issues in staffing and training of an international workforce.

Prerequisite(s): HRM 561

HRM 613     Management-Union Relations     3 Credit Hours

To study the rationale for, and processes of, union-management relations. Topics include: contract negotiation and administration; processes of organizing and collective bargaining; and content and philosophy of labor-management relations law. A major portion of the course is devoted to a bargaining simulation exercise.

Prerequisite(s): OB 510 or EMGT 545

 
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An asterisk denotes that a course may be taken concurrently.

Frequency of Offering

The following abbreviations are used to denote the frequency of offering: (F) fall term; (W) winter term; (S) summer term; (F, W) fall and winter terms; (YR) once a year; (AY) alternating years; (OC) offered occasionally