Course Summary
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12 -- 15 weeks (81 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Human Resource Management


The course objective is to focus on Human Resource (HR) management skills used by business managers in day-to-day operations. While focusing on the different aspects of HR management and practices, problem solving, and critical thinking skills are applied.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Determine the strategic HR requirements of a job along with its specific duties and requirements
  • Develop and implement criteria for employee selection
  • Identify key deficits in employee training and development programs
  • Develop performance appraisal criteria for multiple positions in an organization
  • Outline the process to create a 'job ladder' for employees to promote career development
  • Apply employment discrimination and labor laws to deal effectively with employment issues on the job
  • And identify the need for global HR expansion and develop a hiring strategy that best suits the new business environment
  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to analyze the role of the Human Resource (HR) manager as a strategic partner to manage HR in the organization
  • Develop a strategic HR plan for an organization
  • Develop a personnel planning and recruiting plan for an organization
  • Determine which type of pay plan and benefits mix would be suitable to an organization's strategic initiatives and employee base
  • Identify legal, health, and safety issues in the workplace
  • Manage ethical conflicts in an organization through discipline, grievance, and career management processes

General Course Topics:

  • An introduction to environmental science
  • Overview of Human Resource (HR) management
  • Training and development
  • Employee compensation and benefits
  • Employee relations
  • Global HR management
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

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