BUS 251 - Advanced Topics in Human Resource Management
An in-depth continuation of the study of concepts introduced in an introductory human resource management course. Focus will be on increasing the depth and breadth of students knowledge in specific HRM topics with an emphasis on current issues. This course will use a theoretical and practical approach to demonstrate the concepts and application of major topic areas such as; staffing, compensation management, public policy and the regulatory environment, human resource development, and collective bargaining. Additional topics will be addressed as circumstances dictate. Interactive learning is stressed through discussion, cases, and experiential exercises.
Prerequisite: BUS 248 Human Resource Management or permission of the Instructor
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate comprehensive analytical and decision-making skills relative to the HRM process.
2. Explain the nature of the American collective bargaining process.
3. Interpret the content of HRM law and its day-to-day applications.
4. Analyze the major staffing activities of HR planning, recruitment and selection.
5. Explain the importance and value of maintaining an internally equitable and externally competitive wage and salary program.
6. Demonstrate the methodologies and importance of continuous HR development.
7. Analyze the changing nature of HRM through the study of currently evolving HR topics.
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