May 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog
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MGMT 320 - Human Resources Management

Credits: 5
Examines the role of the human resource professional as a strategic partner in managing today’s organizations. Topics include recruitment, selection, development, appraisal, retention, compensation, employment law, and labor relations.

Enrollment Requirement: Admission into the BAS in Applied Management program; and BUS& 101 ; and BUS 258 ; and ENGL& 101 ; or instructor consent.

Course Fee: $50.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Create a recruitment plan by evaluating job description, creating a recruitment process, and developing a strategy for selecting and hiring an employee.
  2. Analyze an organization’s talent management program by utilizing effective learning theories and best practices for employee training and development.
  3. Analyze the effectiveness of an organization’s compensation and benefits by applying a Total Rewards perspective that integrates tangible rewards, employee benefits, and intangible rewards.
  4. Apply various employment laws to a business scenario and determine the potential impact on an organization.
  5. Explain the tactical and strategic role Human Resources plays in creating a high performance candidate.

Program Outcomes
  1. Formulate effective business strategies by conducting thorough analysis of a given market and business environment.
  2. Analyze quantitative and qualitative data to effectively and efficiently resolve business problems.
  3. Analyze financial data to explain organizational performance and identify business opportunities in a given market.
  4. Apply organizational behavior principles and human resources management practices to formulate a plan to effectively hire, retain, and develop a workforce.
  5. Plan and implement marketing and sales strategies to maximize long-term profitability of a firm.
  6. Construct operations and project plans that efficiently and effectively leverage organizational resources.
  7. Formulate strategies to increase ethical behavior and socially responsible decision making within an organization.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.

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