This is an overview introductory course of the Human Resource Management function where students will learn the building blocks of effective human resource management. The class will focus on the fundamental Federal laws that affect human resources administration in every company large and small. It will also cover employee relations issues such as compensation, performance management, incentives and discipline.
Students in this course will study management principles as they apply to job analysis, production measurement, paper flow analysis, office design, work allocation and scheduling, construction and use of procedures manuals, forms design, criteria for equipment acquisition, staffing, supervising and motivating employees, labor-management relations, employee benefits, and information distribution and retrieval technologies.
The emphasis in this course is on the modern approach to the field of management. Theoretical and practical approaches are presented, along with analytical techniques that are applicable in the various management and production areas.