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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.

Credit recommendation: 

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