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BUSN 265 - HR Management Strategy & Workforce Development

5 Credits
Review of human resource management as a profession, HR Management and strategy, overviews of equal employment opportunity laws, policy and procedure relating to employment recruitment, selection and retention issues, workforce diversity, and job analysis and job description development.


Designed to Serve First in three part series for Students interested in AAS HR certificate, degree, AA emphasis degree and those wanting to prepare for the PHR certification.
Active Date 2012-09-28

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 32
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
1. HR Management and Strategy 2. Employee Recruitment 3. Employee Selection 4. Employee Relations and Retention 5. The Legal Framework for Equal Employment Opportunity 6. Managing EEO and Diversity 7. Job Analysis and Job Descriptions

Student Learning Outcomes
Identify and describe key aspects of Human Resource management, process analysis, and strategic planning.

Explain employee recruitment approaches, sources and evaluative processes.

Describe and discuss selection processes and procedures including legal aspects and key considerations for interviewing.

Demonstrate understanding of employee relations and retention including the psychological contract, motivation, and managing retention.

Identify and explain the legal framework of equal employment including basic concepts, specific legislation, compliance and enforcement approaches and requirements and legal issues as part of the selection process.

Review and evaluate management situations and approaches that address equal employment and diversity including concerns related to harassment, aging employees, reasonable accommodation, religious beliefs, affirmative action and the need for diversity training.

Demonstrate skills in behavioral and legal aspects of job analysis including work flow and re-engineering and developing job descriptions using job design characteristics.

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