Course Summary
Credit Type:
ACE Course Number:
Organization Course Number:
Business 306
16 weeks (40 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Human Resource Management


The course objective is to evaluate strategies used in human resources as they relate to concepts such as employment laws, employee motivation techniques, and how diversity can impact the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate the laws that protect employees and identify their rights
  • Appraise the role of diversity and multiculturalism in the workplace
  • Compare the types of employee compensation and benefits
  • Explain how employee value can create a competitive advantage for companies
  • And categorize and justify the metrics and analytics involved in strategic human resource management
  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to compare the different theories of human resource management
  • Distinguish between the different methods of recruiting and selecting employees
  • Analyze the key features of organizational training programs
  • Summarize the different theories developed to motivate employees

General Course Topics:

  • Strategic human resource management
  • Human resource management theory
  • Employment law and rights of employees
  • Equal employment opportunity
  • Workplace diversity and multiculturalism
  • Recruiting and selecting employees
  • Employee benefits and compensation
  • Collective bargaining and unions
  • Organizational training programs
  • Employee motivation theory
  • Performance management
  • Employee value and competitive advantage
  • Human resource management around the world
  • Human resource metrics and measurement
Instruction & Assessment

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials