Human Resource Management

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Course Description:
This course is a study of the functions of human resource management including recruitment, selection, benefits and compensation, performance evaluation, development of employees, and formulation of human resource procedures. The strategic role of human resources and current issues will be discussed.

Course Details




Required textbooks/ course materials:

Human Resource Management w/MindTap, (16th Edition), Jackson, Cengage, ISBN: 9781337916585.


Assignment/course outline:

The following topics will be covered in this course at the discretion of the instructor:              

  • The Nature of Human Resource Management        
  • The Legal Environment        
  • The Global Environment        
  • The Competitive Environment        
  • Information for Making Human Resource Decisions        
  • Human Resource Decision making in Organizations   
  • Recruiting, Selecting, Training, & Developing Employees        
  • Managing a New & Diverse Workforce        
  • Compensation & Benefits        
  • Performance Appraisal & Career Management        
  • Managing Labor Relations        
  • Safety, Health, Well-Being, & Security        
  • Motivation at Work        
  • Managing & Enhancing Performance:  The Big Picture


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree Learning Outcomes:  

BA-1 Exhibit knowledge of accounting, finance, management, legal, operations and marketing.   

BA-2 Identify MIS, economics, technology, statistical data and decision support tools for making effective business decisions.

BA-3 Recognize the impact of today’s global economy, diversity and cultures on businesses. 

BA-4 Comprehend how effective leadership, teamwork and ethics relate to best business practices.  

BA-5 Use effective oral and written communication skills, including effective research techniques.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Evaluate the functions of human resource management. 

Synthesize the strategic role of human resources within an organization.

Propose human resources management and its role in the management of organizations.

Appraise a variety of human resources management skills and be able to apply these skills in human resources problem solving, including diagnosis, critical thinking, and evaluation.

Support creative and effective solutions for various human resource challenges as students’ progress through their careers.

Develop an ability to communicate at a professional level for all assignments by integrating concepts from this and other course(s).

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5 

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5 

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5 

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5 

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5 

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5 


Tests, Quizzes, Homework



Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

  • Attend and participate in class regularly.
  • Read all assigned material before class.
  • Study in-class notes and online (Canvas) materials.
  • Complete assigned projects in a timely manner to enable reflections and revisions on the final product.
  • Participate in discussions.
  • Demonstrate your mastery of the required skills on quizzes, exams, etc.
  • Complete all assignments with promptness and accuracy.
  • All written documents as well as online assignments must be completed using correct grammar, spelling, and structure.

The grading breakdown is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.


up to 40%

Test (which includes Midterm and Final) 

up to 60%

Assignments, Projects and/or Labs      

up to 40%


up to 20%


College-wide policies and resources

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