BUS 243: Human Resources Management

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Restricted Elective
Human resource management is concerned with managing people effectively in the workplace. Using theoretical and practical approaches it examines the human resource manager's role and the role of all managers. Topics include philosophy, policies, organization, job design, employee selection, compensation/benefits, development, appraisal, promotion, discipline, termination and federal statutes.
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  1. Understand traditional and contemporary theories in the management of human resources.
  2. Explain human resource management and its role in participating in the success of a business.
  3. Identify how the structure of employee selection, and retention practices, development activities and promotion policies impact a business.
  4. Demonstrate awareness of federal statutes related to HR management that impact an organization.