Human Resource Management
HRM 447 — Staffing, Selection and Placement. 3 hours.
Examines essential practices and functions of staff selection and placement, including determination of staffing needs, external and internal recruitment, and selection processes. Other topics include the responsibilities of complying with labor laws and regulations related to hiring, and ensuring that selection processes are appropriate to support the organization's long-term strategic plans.
HRM 452 — Employee and Labor Relations. 3 hours.
An overview of laws and regulations pertaining to employee relations, discipline processes, grievance/dispute resolution, and discharge. Students also learn the correct procedures for responding to charges of discrimination and wrongful discharge.
HRM 461 — Salary and Benefits Administration. 3 hours.
Discussion of organizational approaches to compensation programs that assist in attracting, retaining, and motivating employees. Topics include compensation plan objectives, links between performance and pay, legal requirements and constraints on pay programs, and the relationship among finances, communication, and administration. The focus of this course is on developing a compensation plan that will aid an organization in attaining its goals.
HRM 465 — Employee Development. 3 hours.
Focuses on the philosophy of and critical organizational practices for building and sustaining an organizational culture supportive of a learning environment. Students will explore needs analysis, instructional design, strategic training, evaluation methods, educational technologies, and career management issues. The role of human resources in improving worker performances and developing the workforce to meet the organization's goals is emphasized.