Human Resources (116)

116-130 -  Introduction to Human Resources  

Introduces issues in human resource management in a changing environment and suggests possible ways of leveraging and managing human resources. Topics covered include the nature of employee management including recruiting, hiring, training and developing human resources, equal employment opportunity laws, compensation, and performance appraisal. Current trends and innovations related to human resource management are also integrated throughout the course. (Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in 102-110 Introduction to Business) Credit for Prior Learning Available

3 Credit hours  
54 Lecture hours  
116-151 -  Employee Relations  

Enhances the ability to understand and develop employee-focused programs, policies and procedures such as formal and informal communications, employee recognition and conflict resolution. Valuing diversity in the workforce is emphasized. Credit for Prior Learning Available

3 Credit hours  
54 Lecture hours  
116-152 -  Orientation and Training  

Evaluates training and development skills through practice and skill-building activities. Students develop training strategies using a variety of delivery formats. Needs and cost analysis, competency and performance standards, and facilitation skills are incorporated.

3 Credit hours  
54 Lecture hours  
116-154 -  Recruiting and Hiring  

Focuses on recruiting, selection and hiring practices. Students examine what today's workforce expects, how to efficiently use the recruitment budget and all steps within the hiring process. Credit for Prior Learning Available

3 Credit hours  
54 Lecture hours  
116-156 -  Compensation and Benefits  

Focuses on the various components that make up a total employee compensation package. Base pay, merit pay and variable pay programs are covered. Students examine benefits including governmental regulation, group welfare plans, pension plans and flexible benefit plans. Students explore the impact of current trends.

3 Credit hours  
54 Lecture hours