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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Center for Financial Training | Evaluated Learning Experience

Human Resource Management HRM201


49 hours (11 weeks).

Various; distance learning format.

April 2024 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: differentiate the roles and activities of a company's human resource management functions; relate implications of the economy, the makeup of the labor force, and ethics for company sustainability; analyze organizational structures and workflow processes; apply basic human resource management functions; appraise strategies for aligning the strategic direction of a company with its human resources planning; describe the components of the strategic management process; examine the impact of legislation upon human resource managers; select the most effective approach to performance measurement; explain the employees' and company's responsibilities in planning development; employ human resource practices to manage employee compensation, benefits, and recognition programs; and discuss and debate factors that strongly influence human resource management in global markets.


Instruction is facilitated by an instructor who guides students through each lesson and is available to answer questions and provide feedback on assignments. Each week, students receive an assignment over the Internet that includes reading assigned chapter(s) from the textbook. Students complete a short assignment that is forwarded electronically to instructors or posted it to the electronic class Discussion Board while also taking a self-check test. Additionally, students collaborate with other students on some assignments using electronic discussion boards, chat rooms, and e-mail. The 11-week course requires a mid-term examination and final examination which are delivered electronically. Overall grades for the class are based on student performance on the weekly assignments, mid-term examination and the final examination. Major topics include Human Resource Management: Gaining a Competitive Advantage;  Strategic Human Resource Management; The Legal Environment: Equal Employment Opportunity and Safety; Human Resource Planning and Recruitment; Training; Performance Management; Employee Development; Employee Separation and Retention; Pay Structure Decisions; Employee Benefits; Managing Human Resources Globally; and Strategically Managing the Human Resource Management Function.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Human Relations, Industrial Organizational Psychology (4/24).