MGMT250 Human Resource Management

Department of Business Studies: Management

I. Course Number and Title
MGMT250 Human Resource Management
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
MGMT100 or MGMT110 or permission of the Department of Business Studies
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course examines the policies and practices used by human resource management staff to build and maintain an effective work force. Topics include human resource planning, job analysis, recruitment, selection, performance appraisal, manpower development, compensation, and labor relations.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. define human resource management and the key functions as they relate to the human resource (HR) department and organizational goals;
    2. outline the phases of the human resources planning process and identify tools that can be used in this process;
    3. describe job design and job analysis, methods of recruitment, and government legislation that impact HR decisions;
    4. evaluate strategies for promoting and/or transferring employees, performance appraisal, and wage and salary packages;
    5. examine methods and concerns in determining an organization's training and development, sources of occupational safety, and health and strategies for improving them in the work environment; and
    6. analyze the concept of employee rights, unionized labor, its nature, structure, distribution, and effects on employees and employers.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    1. the challenge of human resources management
    2. equal employment opportunity and human resources management
    3. job requirements and employee contributions
    4. human resources planning and recruitment
    5. selection
    6. training
    7. career development
    8. appraising and improving performance
    9. managing compensation
    10. incentive rewards
    11. employee benefits
    12. safety and health
    13. employee rights and discipline
    14. the dynamics of labor relations
    15. collective bargaining and contract administration
    16. creating high-performance work systems
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    Course learning goals are assessed using a variety of quizzes, tests, and performance-based tasks.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    See course syllabus.

Review/Approval Date - 2/99; Revised 4/05; Revised 11/2011; New Core 8/2015