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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

CONTENT: 

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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

-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.

REQUIRED TEXT(S):  

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.

REQUIREMENTS/ASSIGNMENTS: 

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