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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

National Paralegal College | Evaluated Learning Experience

Recruitment and Selection (BUS-302)


Varies; self-study format. 

Various; distance learning format.

April 2016 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe key components of strategic staffing; develop a strategic staffing plan; align staffing strategies to business goals; analyze a firm's staffing plan for potential legal issues; conduct a job analysis; develop an action plan to address labor supply and demand issues; create a sourcing and recruiting plan; calculate mean, median and mode for candidate assessment and comparison; identify internal and external assessment methods; select methods for candidate selection and hiring; discuss various workforce management techniques; analyze a balanced staffing scorecard.


This course discusses the importance of an organization’s leadership effectiveness in staffing to meet business needs. This course covers the steps to administer all aspects of staffing including planning, sourcing, recruiting, assessment and hiring. The course also covers legal aspects of staffing, aligning staffing plans to business needs, and staffing systems. Evaluation criteria include: required readings, practice assignments; class participation; and a final exam.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship, Finance, or Marketing (3/18) (5/23 revalidation).