Pretty easy, overall.
Students are introduced to the management of an organization's workforce through the design and implementation of effective human resources policies and procedures. Current Canadian issues and practices are examined. Topics include the need for human resources management and its growing professionalism; human resource planning including job design and analysis; recruitment and selection; compensation; employee development; workplace health and safety; and employee relations.
Develop the knowledge, skills and concepts needed to resolve actual human resource management problems or issues. Manage the employment relationship, which is a shared responsibility between employers, management, human resources specialists, and employees. Investigate how HRM is responding to current business trends, opportunities, and challenges. Identify the human resources needs of an organization or department. Conduct a job analysis and produce a job description from the job analysis. Evaluate the procedures and practices used for recruiting and selecting suitable employees. Assess training requirements and design a successful orientation and training program. Discuss workplace health and safety programs and the roles of the employer and the employee in enforcing health and safety policies and procedures. Explain the responsibilities of management, HRM specialists, managers, and employees in managing the employment relationship in a unionized or a non-unionized environment.
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CMNS 1290-Introduction to Professional Writing and ORGB 2811 or ORGB 2810-Organizational Behaviour