Management concepts are focused on the human element in business enterprises using on-line lectures, videos, case studies, on-line research and class discussions. Specific topics include employment, employee motivation, training, human relations and employee representation. Techniques of management will be emphasized.
|Prerequisites||BMGT-100: Introduction to Business and Organization|
Overall Course Objectives | Major Course Topics | Course Format | Orientation | Course Requirements | Materials | Exams
Overall Course Objectives
Once you have completed this course you will be able to:
- Describe the functions and duties of a personnel department in relation to the rest of the organization.
- Describe a typical personnel recruiting and selection process including the broad impact of the Internet on this process.
- Analyze and design a resume.
- Describe the various methods used for background checks of potential employees.
- Describe various types of employee training programs.
- Compare several theories of motivation.
- Relate the importance of sound personnel policies to employee morale, employee efficiency and organizational goals.Identify various leadership styles.
- Identify various communication efforts used by organizations.
- Develop a list of benefits that an organization should have with cost containment in mind.
- Identify various laws and regulations and describe how they affect personnel decisions.
- Discuss equal employment legislation and affirmative action programs and the impact of cultural diversity on human resource management.
- Discuss wage/salary issues in human resource management.
- Discuss the diagnostic approach to looking at personnel problems.
Major Course Topics
- Role of Human Resource Management in businesses
- Recruiting and Hiring
- Communication in the Organization
- Motivating Theories
- Training and Development
- The Legal Environment – current legislation and events and their impact
- Employee Benefits and Compensation
- Evaluating Personnel and Analyzing Problems
- Career Issues in Human Resource Management
- Is not self-paced.
- Requires four Saturday on-campus meetings (2/16, 3/15, 4/12 and 5/10/08). There will be one exam on Saturday, April 12, 2008.
- Does not require real-time chats.
- The course material is sequential. There is a specific timeline for the completion of each assignment in this class.
- Some of the types of learning activities or assignments required are:
- Read chapter in the textbook.
- Read reference material which has been provided within the class.
- Discuss a topic each week with the class.
- Research various topics on the Internet.
- Work with other students on a group project.
This course has a required face-to-face orientation. Check the list of scheduled orientations for the date, time, and location.
- Review the “What you should know before you register” section of the Distance Learning Homepage.
- There will be one exam on Saturday, April 12, 2008.
- The quizzes will be on-line.
- Research papers.
- Group project.
- Case Studies
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Technical Requirements and Plug-Ins :
The following plug-ins are required for this course:
- Internet Explorer
- PowerPoint Viewer
- Word Viewer
There will be one exam on Saturday, April 12, 2008.For purposes of verification and assessing learning outcomes, this course has two proctored exams and a final exam at the HCC Testing Center for students in the local region or at a regional institution for remote students. The exam will have a flexible window of time during which it needs to be taken rather than a single date and time.