American Heritage University of Southern California

MB-500 Human Resource Management

This course examines the role of the human resource professional as a strategic partner in managing todays organizations. Key functions such as recruitment, selection, development, appraisal, retention, compensation, and labor relations are examined. Implications of legal and global environments ...more

  • Course ID: MB 500
  • Start Date: 11/07/2021
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Method of Instruction: Online

Units: 3

Elective  Course

This course examines the role of the human resource professional as a strategic partner in managing todays organizations. Key functions such as recruitment, selection, development, appraisal, retention, compensation, and labor relations are examined. Implications of legal and global environments are appraised and current issues such as diversity training, sexual harassment policies, and rising benefit costs are analyzed. Best practices of employers of choice are considered.

At the completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  1. Describe trends in the labor force composition and how they impact human resource management practice.
  2. Discuss how to strategically plan for the human resources needed to meet organizational goals and objectives.
  3. Define the process of job analysis and discuss its importance as a foundation for human resource management practice.
  4. Explain how legislation impacts human resource management practice.
  5. Compare and contrast methods used for selection and placement of human resources.
  6. Describe the steps required to develop and evaluate an employee training program
  7. Summarize the activities involved in evaluating and managing employee performance.
  8. Identify and explain the issues involved in establishing compensation systems.

The Big Picture

How this course ties into your program outcomes:

Business Knowledge Critical Thinking Communication Technology Ethics
 
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Legend:
I = Introduced
D = Developed
M = Demonstrated at the Mastery level suitable for graduation