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Introduction to Human Resource Management course

The Undergraduate Overview – An Introduction to Human Resource Management Course introduces the major topics in Human Resource Management (HRM). The course will outline the overall History of HR, Managing Employment Opportunity, Planning, Recruitment, Performance Management, Section and Interviewing, Training, Compensation and Benefits, Employee Relations, Global HR, Health and Safety, and Discipline and Termination.

HRM is a fundamental component of the competitiveness, effectiveness, and sustainability of any organization, as it influences who is hired, how they are trained, evaluated, compensated, and what steps are taken to retain them. In turn, HRM plays a critical role in predicting employees' behavior, attitudes, and performance. In other words, if an organization wants good people, it must practice good HRM.

Training and Development course

In today's emerging and competitive global economy, only those organizations dedicated to continuous learning are expected to grow and thrive. The T & D course provides faculty with the resources needed to provide students with an overview of the roles of training and development (T&D) in human resource management. Theoretical foundations and practical issues involved in employee T&D in business [profit and nonprofit] organizations are explored. Major topics include an Overview, Exploring Organizational Models, Strategic Training, Needs Assessment, Learning, Program Design, Training Evaluation, Traditional Training, Technology, Employee Development, Social Responsibility, and the Future of Training.

Compensation and Benefits

The focus of the compensation and benefits course is to consider the applied issues in the direct compensation of employees. The course will help students develop skills in making compensation decisions and examine current issues in compensation administration. During this course, students will work with faculty to develop a compensation plan for an organization. The goals of the plan will be to control labor costs while maintaining the organization's ability to attract, retain, motivate, and develop a competent workforce. With twelve modules on the Intro, Legal Issues, Strategy, Employee Motivation, Base Compensation, Incentives, Benefits, Pay Equity, Establishing Pay Rates, Performance Based Pay, Performance and Compensation, and International application students will be able to quickly understand the basics and apply new strategies in the workplace.

Employment Law course

The employment law course is designed to provide a survey of the current employment laws in the United States, The twelve modules will  provide an Introduction into Employment Law.  As well as provide details is to the following areas EEO, Discrimination, Employment and Authorization, Diversity, Compensation, Benefits, Performance Management, Employee Relations, Job Safety, Employee Discipline and Termination, and Labor Law.  This course will also provide the framework for the history and development of employment law in the United States.

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