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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Human Resource Management BUS 303


Varies; self-study.

Various; distance learning format.

July 2022 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: accurately assess the role of human resource management in creating organizational competitive advantage through alignment with business strategy; appropriately utilize talent analytics in recruitment, onboarding, compensation, performance management, and talent development; identify the major federal employment laws and the key requirements of each; explain how to use psychological theories of job design to improve the motivating potential of a position; describe the recruitment funnel and the importance of employer branding; choose the appropriate training method considering the characteristics of the learner, the instructional objectives, and resource constraints; identify the emerging trends in performance management; design an effective compensation plan, considering strategic goals along with internal and external determinants of pay structure; design a benefit package, taking into consideration the overall compensation strategy and industry benchmarks; describe the organizational, management, and HR drivers of employee engagement.


Major topics taught in this course include: the role of a human resource manager, strategic goals for human resources, and various forms of employee management. Essential elements of HR, such as onboarding, compensation, performance management, and talent development, will be evaluated.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Management, Human Resource Management, Finance, or Marketing (7/22).