Introduces employment, selection, and placement of personnel, usage levels and methods, job descriptions, training methods and programs, employee evaluation systems, compensation and labor relations. Includes procedures for management of human resources and uses case studies and problems to demonstrate implementation of these techniques. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
This is a one semester course in Human Resource Management designed to provide the student with the basic concepts, principles, and practices involved in the management of human resources. This approach considers the advancements made in the field through research and development, the impact of technological and social progress together with the influences of the changing economic environment and governmental legislation on the management of human resources and the environment in which people work. Attention is directed toward the increasing social responsibilities of business and how these obligations are met in the human resource programs. Recognition is given to the importance of designing jobs to better meet human needs and abilities. The course is focused on the human resource management process as it relates to the procurement, development and maintenance of human resources involving recruitment, selection, training, motivation and remuneration of employees. The relationship between management and unions receives attention as an integral part of human resource management. The course gives attention to the role of the human resource department in administering the human resource program and equally emphasizes the role of supervisors, managers, and their superiors in the management of human resources in accordance with the objectives and policies of the organizational human resource program.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
An ability to read, analyze, and comprehend material at a college level. An ability to write and present ideas using standard English.
Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to: