HR Management Elective Tracks
►Human Resource Management (3 credits)
Adult learners explore the values and perceptions of selected groups affecting social and economic life through an analysis of policies and practices of recruitment, selection, training, development and compensation of employees. Special attention is given to Equal Opportunity and Office of Safety and Health Administration legislation through a series of case studies and simulations.
►Compensation Management (3 credits)
►Conflict Resolution and Negotiation (3 credits)
This course exposes students to the nature of conflict within organizations and the various forms of employable conflict resolution techniques. Emphasis is given to overcoming positional or contentious strategies while building collaboration and offering choices. Focus is placed on understanding the interdependence of groups within the system and the cohesion necessary to for organizational effectiveness.
►Effective Personal and Organization Communication (3 credits)
This course investigates communication and relationships in creating a productive work environment. Effectiveness in personal and social relationships is also covered through readings and exercises involving non-verbal communication, constructive feedback, dealing with anger, and resolving conflict.
►Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3 credits)
A survey of the applications of psychology in industry, the course topics include personnel selection, training, and performance appraisal; organizational psychology and job design; human engineering of the industrial workplace; and issues of employee motivation, morale, safety and health. An emphasis is placed on the application of psychological principles to the understanding of organizational effects on individual and group behavior.
►Followership and Servant Leadership (3 credits)
This course will challenge the student to integrate the latest research concerning organizational effectiveness, specifically related to research related to Followership and Servant Leadership. Self-analysis will be balanced with organizational analysis and real world application. The student will exit the course better prepared to be an effective team member.
►Stress Management (3 credits)
Designed as an applied science course, students will be introduced to the history and science of stress studies. The role of stress (negative and positive) will be reviewed with specific emphasis placed on the interaction of physiological, psychological, and spiritual factors.