|HRMG 330||Human Resource Management||3 Credits|
This course provides an overview of the activities related to human resource administration and the role of human resource professionals in organizations. Topics include employment law, equal employment, job design, human resource planning, staffing (recruitment, selection, and placement), training and development, performance management, employee retention, employee relations, and compensation and benefits.
|HRMG 350||Recruitment and Talent Management||3 Credits|
This course develops students’ understanding of recruitment and selection strategies, hiring aligned with organization-specific competencies, goals, and training methods. Students will have an opportunity to view recruitment, hiring, and training as a central part of an organization’s strategic plan, learning to measure the costs associated with hiring, training, and turnover rate. Topics will include issues of equity and inclusion within full-cycle recruiting, use of social media, data analytics, and HR software/database systems, as well as outsourcing, and contingent and temporary workforce strategy management.
|HRMG 386||Labor Relations and Negotiations||3 Credits|
Today’s business professionals, particularly HR specialists, must be aware of the many aspects of employee relations and negotiations, including those pertaining to both union and non-union employees. This course will cover labor history (both domestically and globally), as well as all aspects of employee relations, including simple and complex negotiations. Specific areas include legal foundations and issues, unions (collective bargaining, union contract administration, work stoppages, decertification/certification, worker-employer rights, grievance administration), and negotiation tactics. Attention will also be paid to international/global relations and negotiations, as well as business mergers, acquisitions, and sales.
|HRMG 400||Human Resource Systems and Technology||3 Credits|
This course covers analysis and documentation of business processes as they apply to HR professionals, as well as the design and use of information systems to automate these processes on the desktop, web, and using mobile platforms. Students will learn how to use Human Resource Management (HRM) systems and platforms for data analysis and management, personality assessments, and HR metrics. Social media and its use in HR will be covered.
|HRMG 455||HR Employment Law||3 Credits|
This course focuses on employment law regulations and how to plan and reduce legal exposure in the area of human resources. Employment laws are extensive and vary based on many factors, including the size of the organization, its location, and the type of industry in which it operates. The laws that apply to the majority of employers are discussed, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including how to apply these laws to persons, departments, occupations, and organizations. The course will emphasize experiential learning as students explore potential problems and solutions through a variety of case studies.