Course Highlight: Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management is available in Florida and explores the human resource management function in a corporate setting and focuses on the development of knowledge and skills that all managers and leaders need. The course will focus on such subjects as the selection process, employment law, labor relations, compensation, performance development, corporate training and maintaining effective environments. The classes are designed to familiarize participants with current human resource practices and laws that apply to their careers regardless of their field. Class content is delivered through lectures, group discussion, learning activities, and case studies.

How would the Instructor describe this course?

“In the Human Resource Management course, we focus on both the laws and requirements of human resource professionals in the United States, as well as the impact of globalization in today’s business environment.  Our learning occurs through readings, course discussions including real-world corporate examples, case studies, and both individual and group projects.”

Human Resource Management Learning Objectives:

  •  Examine current people management laws, practices, ethics and globalization in the areas of the selection process, employment law, labor relations, compensation, performance development, corporate training and maintaining effective environments
  • Explore guidelines and processes around conducting effective interviews
  • Outline current laws impacting human resource compliance, employment and labor relations
  • Discuss theory and practice of compensation, employee benefits, performance development and retention
  • Explore learning theories and effective corporate training techniques
  • Discuss the impact of effective environments and techniques to maintain a healthy working atmosphere
  • Apply human resource skills to complete case study assignments and participation in class discussions

What the Students Say about Human Resource Management:

  • “I learned how Disney does their business and learned a lot about what it means to have good relationships with employees and cast members.”
  • “The skills I learned in this class will help me in any job I have in the future.”
  • “The teacher was really good – I enjoyed the class.”

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