BUS-486-20, Human Resource Management
INSTRUCTOR: Patricia Brelsford
SCHEDULE/DAY/TIME: SEM/Tuesday/6:00 - 8:45 PM, September 4, 11, 25; October 2, 16, 23; November 6, 13, 27; December 4. Exam: December 11
The intent of this course is to provide learners with a broad overview of the basic HRM functions in organizations. In addition, it focuses on managing human resources effectively at all levels. The course emphasizes how HRM practices contribute to business goals and help to improve product and service quality.
-To identify the role of human resources in organizations.
-To describe the context of human resources as part of the larger organization and of the environment outside the organization.
-To discuss and be able to apply the basic techniques used in the major functional areas of human resources.
-To identify the major provisions of Federal legislation affecting human resource activities.
Noe, Raymond, et. al. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management, 4th Edition. Boston: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-07-353046-8
METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:
Methods will include but are not limited to class discussions, lectures, case studies, structured exercises, and role plays.
A variety of evaluation components will be used as follows:
Quizzes - 200 points
Participation - 50 points
Article Reviews – 300 points
HR System Audit/HR Issues Research Paper - 300 points
Structured group exercises - 150 points
Total - 1,000 points
READING TO BE DONE PRIOR TO THE FIRST CLASS:
Read chapters 1, 16