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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

International Human Resources (BUS-313)


Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

April 2024 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: analyze the complexities and challenges of managing human resources within a global context, including cultural diversity, legal frameworks, and economic dynamics; explain the strategic role of international Human Resources in achieving organizational objectives, including talent acquisition, retention, and development strategies tailored to diverse international markets; evaluate the impact of international labor laws, regulations, and compliance requirements on human resource management practices, including recruitment, compensation, and employee relations; and outline the key components in designing and implementing effective expatriate management programs, including pre-departure training, cross-cultural competency development, and repatriation strategies.


This undergraduate course focuses on the realm of International Human Resources, equipping both HR professionals and international managers with a comprehensive understanding of the legal, operational, and effective strategies employed by multinational enterprises in the  interconnected world. Participants explore cutting-edge methodologies and industry standards applicable in a global context. Key areas of focus encompass recruitment and staffing strategies, compensation structures, benefits administration, compliance with international labor laws, taxation nuances related to employment, as well as leadership and supervisory techniques within multinational corporations. Additional topics focus on critical aspects such as immigration regulations, the intricacies of permanent residency and temporary work visas, and the formulation of expatriate and repatriation policies, recruitment practices, training methodologies, performance evaluation frameworks and the seamless integration of returning expatriates into home organizations.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Human Resources or Business (4/24).