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The course presents a systematic framework for analyzing and evaluating the human resource management functions within an organization. Topics include hiring, training, compensation, benefits, employee relation/labor relations, performance management, safety and health management.
UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN:
- Evaluating human resource management functions and responsibilities within 21st century organizations.
- Formulating a benchmarking process comparing the business metrics and outcomes to industry standards or best practices.
- Assessing human resource management activities such as forecasting requirements workforce availability analysis, and talent requirements needed by an organization.
- Constructing job analysis and facilitating the job analysis process.
- Analyzing the legal environment surrounding human resource management functions.
- Identifying and critiquing recruitment and retention strategies.
- Comparing and contrasting interview techniques and comprehending the advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
- Analyzing the use of employment tests and demonstrating concepts of validity, reliability, correlation, and test validation procedures.
- Analyzing the performance appraisal process, the methods used, and the problems encountered.
- Illustrating the role of benefits and nonfinancial compensation in attracting, retaining, and motivating employees.
- Assessing efforts in safety and health programs, employee assistance programs, health promotion programs and other efforts directed toward improving employee health and well being.
- Distinguishing labor relations and the collective bargaining process.
- Evaluating the strategic role for the human resources department and professional, reviewing the competencies necessary in anticipating and preparing for future business needs.
- Formulating the steps in developing a base pay system, employee rates of pay and variable pay structures.
- Summarizing the nature and importance of disaster preparation and recovery planning for Human Resources.
- Comparing and contrasting selected human resource practices in the U.S. with those of other global countries.