Course Summary
Credit Type:
Organization's ID:
ED 506
16 weeks (35 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Graduate 3 human resources management


The course objective is to apply the fundamentals of HRM within a variety of security programs found in DoD.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss application of workforce development and performance management systems to security programs and propose ways to make the systems more effective.
  • Discuss security leaders' decision making processes of Human Capital Management (HCM) planning, and evaluate HCM practices.
  • Elaborate on skills and tools for HRM decision making that are unique to DoD security program leaders in the security disciplines.
  • Evaluate legal and compliance requirements of HRM programs and how they affect DoD security programs.
  • Theorize the challenges and predict future trends in HRM finance and budget support, technology, HRM laws, and employee issues.
  • Assess DOD workforce hiring, evaluation and development processes used to build a security workforce.

General Topics:

  • Human Resources Management Employment process Compensation and benefits Human capital management Recruiting Staffing Performance reviews Training and development Employee relations
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Discussion
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Other
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers
  • class participation discussion forums

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials