MGMT 1155 - Human Resources Management
Credit Hours: 3.00
(formerly MGMT 1150)
Human Resource Management issues are presented reflecting the relationship between Human Resource departments and various managerial functions. Major topics include: employee engagement, employment law, job analysis, staffing, training and development, performance appraisals, compensation systems, health and safety, and labor-management relations. Designed for those who presently supervise workers or plan to do so in the future, as well as present human resource staff members.
Billable Contact Hours: 3
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to explain the fundamental purpose of Human Resource function within the organization.
- Describe the relationship of Human Resources Management to a Line Manager within an organization.
- Describe the role human resources plays in an organization’s overall strategic plan
- Identify the importance of Employee Engagement
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to outline how the legal environment impacts the relationship between an organization and its employees.
- Identify relevant federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity Laws.
- Identify relevant labor relations laws and the collective bargaining environment.
- Use health and safety laws to identify potential unsafe conditions and unsafe behavior in the workplace.
Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to practice major Human Resources activities through collaboration.
- Collect job analysis data and write a job description
- Identify recruitment sources and write a job ad
- Identify the various types of candidate testing and write behavioral/situational interview questions
- Describe training needs of new and current employees
- Identify various methods of conducting performance appraisal
- Identify the forms of compensation available to employees
Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to solve a sample employee relations problem in a collaborative setting.
- Identify relevant Human Resource Management concepts
- Conduct basic business research related to these concepts to locate examples.
- Identify a solution to the problem.
- Write a summary of the findings and implementation of the solution.
- Present findings orally to the class in a clear and descriptive manner using visual technologies.
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- Introduction to Human Resources Management (HRM)
- Definition of HRM and relationship to the Management function in an organization
- Relationship to strategic management
- Components of positive employee relations
- Managing in Today’s Workplace
- Equal Employment Opportunity Law - 1967 present
- Labor relations Law
- The collective bargaining process and environment
- Occupational Safety Law
- Health and Safety issues in the workplace
- Talent Management
- Job analysis process
- Human Resource Planning methods
- Recruiting process
- Selection tests
- Development, Feedback and Rewards
- Training and development methods
- Performance management
- Performance evaluation methods
- Succession planning
- Compensation and benefits
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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