Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
WALT-0005
Organization Course Number:
WALT-0005
Organization:
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
11 weeks (44 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Human Resource Management
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to explore the human resource management function in a corporate setting and focuses on the development of knowledge and skills that all managers and leaders need. The course will focus on such subjects as the selection process, employment law, labor relations, compensation, performance development, corporate training, and maintaining effective environments. The classes are designed to familiarize participants with current human resource practices and laws that apply to their careers, regardless of their field.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to examine and critique current people management laws, practices, ethics, and globalization in the areas of the selection process, employment law, labor relations, compensation, performance development, corporate training, and maintaining effective environments
  • Demonstrate the guidelines and processes around conducting effective recruiting
  • Discuss theory and practice of compensation, employee benefits, performance development, and retention
  • Compare and contrast learning theories as they apply to effective corporate training techniques
  • Outline current laws impacting human resource compliance, employment, and labor relations
  • Assess the impact of effective environments and techniques on maintaining healthy working atmosphere
  • And apply human resource skills to complete case study assignments and participation in class discussions

General Course Topics:

  • Fundamentals of human resource management
  • The legal context of human resources
  • Employee rights and sexual harassment
  • Recruiting and selection
  • Socialization, orientation, and development
  • Evaluating employee performance
  • Rewards and employee benefits
  • Ethics in human resource management and labor relations
  • Safety and health programs
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Case Studies
  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations
  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

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