This course is an introduction to behavioral issues and personnel functions as they apply to modern organizations. Students in this course will: understand the changing role of human resources in today’s work environment; identify the key functions of human resource management; recognize the expanding role of human resource management in strategic planning; discuss the social, ethical and legal responsibilities of the human resources manager; and engage in critical problem-solving and decision-making, applying key principles of human resource management. Topics include human resource planning, the impact of the organization’s strategic planning process, and how these areas fit within the context of behavioral sciences.
Prerequisites: BSMT 261 with a grade of “C” or better
BSMT 320 Human Resources in Management