BUS 4750


This course explores the importance of aligning human resource goals and issues with the long-term goals and strategies of the organization. Topics may include human resources best practices, the changing role of the human resource function in today’s organizations, guiding and leading change, examination of how HR activities can be a key to long-term success, and talent management for today’s workforce.


  1. Explain the human resource management process, its role in supporting the overall organizational strategies, and various functions involved in human resource management.
  2. Summarize and explain the primary considerations impacting human resources management in support of international operations.
  3. Analyze business strategy to identify human resource requirements and formulate supporting HRM plans that can improve productivity and contribute to the firm’s competitiveness.
  4. Explain effective approaches to the broad spectrum of employee relations, including career development, fostering ethical behavior, discipline, labor relations, and dismissals.
  5. Analyze various techniques, considerations and design of performance appraisal programs and employee compensation programs.
  6. Develop a model for staffing an organization that supports the firm’s Human Resources Management strategy and sustains productive operations.
  7. Analyze concepts, meanings, and trends in training.
  8. Analyze how compensation practices can be applied to positively impact an organization and its stakeholders.
  9. Examine the ways in which laws, labor unions and market factors impact companies’ compensation practices.
  10. Analyze the external environmental factors that impact human resources policies and procedures.





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