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BUSN 267 - Risk Management and Professional Development

5 Credits
Covers various human resource issues at a management, policy and procedural level as it relates to occupational health, safety and security, employee training and development, talent management, and performance management. Topics also include legal problem solving and the emerging role of human resources as an organization’s strategic partner.


Designed to Serve Students interested in AAS HR certificate, degree, AA emphasis degree and those wanting to prepare for the PHR certification.
Active Date 2012-12-03

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 34
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
1. Occupational Health, Safety and Security 2. Employee Training 3. Instructional Design 4. Talent Management and Development 5. Performance Management Systems 6. Legal Problem Solving for Human Resources 7. The Emerging Roles of Human Resources

Student Learning Outcomes
Identify and discuss comprehensive aspects of risk management including topics such as occupational health, safety, laws and implications, workplace violence, and disaster preparation.

Discuss the value of a strategic approach to professional development, the role of training for the organization, the training process, and types of training delivery.

Demonstrate knowledge of adult learning principles, ability to engage adults in a interactive presentation, and ability to create on-the -job training.

Discuss topics related to talent management and development including employee development needs, succession planning, and diversity in talent management.

Demonstrate understanding the use and application of performance management systems and the ability to conduct a performance evaluation and develop and action plan.

Describe potential legal problems and solutions in HR and demonstrate knowledge of legal insurance, legal forces, and case law.

Explain the value of human resources management for all managers and the strategic trends in the HR field.

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