Human Resource Management (HRM)

College of Business and Public Management

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HRM 601. Components of Effective Leadership. 3 Credits.

An introductory course that examines management theory and its relationship to human resource functions. Traces the development of management and organization principles and theories, with an emphasis on applying them to human resource issues. Topics covered include leadership and motivation, attitudes, selection, performance appraisal, and individual and group decision-making.
Pre / Co requisites: HRM 601 requires a prerequisite of majors only or department consent.
Distance education offering may be available.
Typically offered in Fall, Spring & Summer.
Cross listed courses HRM 601, MBA 604.

HRM 602. Employment Law & Labor Relations. 3 Credits.

This course provides an overview of major employment laws and emphasizes the relationship between employees and management in both nonunionized and unionized environments. Topics include policy formulation, employee rights, compliant systems, labor contracts, unions and the legal aspects of collective bargaining. This class is delivered in an online format, and includes video lectures, readings and discussion boards.
Pre / Co requisites: HRM 602 requires a prerequisite of majors only or department consent.
Distance education offering may be available.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

HRM 603. Strategic Talent Management. 3 Credits.

Examines all aspects talent acquisition and management in organizations, including workforce planning, staffing, training, career development and performance management. The importance of building an ethical culture that enhances employee engagement and organizational effectiveness is emphasized.
Pre / Co requisites: HRM 603 requires a prerequisite of majors only or department consent.
Distance education offering may be available.
Typically offered in Fall, Spring & Summer.

HRM 604. Compensation Analysis. 3 Credits.

Examines the development and implementation of strategic rewards systems in organizations. Topics covered include compensation philosophies; economic and social factors affecting compensations plans; and specific types of financial and non-financial compensation and benefits programs.
Pre / Co requisites: HRM 604 requires a prerequisite of majors only or department consent.
Distance education offering may be available.
Typically offered in Fall, Spring & Summer.

HRM 605. HR Information Systems and Analytics. 3 Credits.

Introduces students to research theory, research design, quantitative methodologies and technology to analyze and interpret data that supports effective organizational decision-making. Topics include: HRIS; data analysis techniques such as HR benchmarking, trend and ratio analysis and balanced scorecards; data mining; and risk management.
Pre / Co requisites: HRM 605 requires a prerequisite of majors only or department consent.
Distance education offering may be available.
Typically offered in Fall, Spring & Summer.

HRM 606. Ethics, Social Responsibility & Sustainability in HRM. 3 Credits.

Introduces students to management theories and practical tools related to ethical decision-making in organizations. Challenges students to consider the ethical dimension of human resource management, including the obligations of organizations to their stakeholders and current issues related to fair, ethical and humane treatment of employees.
Pre / Co requisites: HRM 606 requires a prerequisite of majors only or department consent.
Distance education offering may be available.
Typically offered in Fall, Spring & Summer.

HRM 607. Managing Diverse and Globalized Workforces. 3 Credits.

Examines dimensions of diversity and inclusivity in domestic and international organizations and the development and implementation of related HRM policies and practices. Topics include the regulatory environment and legal considerations; managing in cross-cultural environments; managing diverse team; and international assignment management.
Pre / Co requisites: HRM 607 requires a prerequisite of majors only or department consent.
Distance education offering may be available.
Typically offered in Fall, Spring & Summer.

HRM 699. Capstone Seminar - Strategic HRM Challenges. 3 Credits.

Students complete a directed research project in which they integrate knowledge from the across the curriculum and use it to demonstrate mastery of required competencies. Gives students the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to analyze, synthesize, think critically, and solve the problems while linking HR strategy to organizational strategy.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Distance education offering may be available.
Typically offered in Fall, Spring & Summer.