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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Human Resource Management (BUS 302)

Course Category: 

Varies; self-study format.

Various; distance learning format.

March 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: appreciate the importance of Human Resource Management, line and staff functions of Human Resource Management and trends influencing Human Resource Management; establish the relationship between organization’s corporate level strategy and strategic human resource management strategy; discuss the importance of workforce analytics and data mining in identifying and resolving actual human resource management problems and improving organizational effectiveness; describe the use of different methods in collecting job analysis information and produce a job description from the job analysis; identify and describe the purpose of different sections in a job specification form; identify the human resources needs of an organization or department and be able to describe the different methods of workforce planning and forecasting; evaluate the methods and sources of forecasting the supply of inside candidates as well as outside candidates; describe the importance of assessing the reliability and validity of employee selection tests; describe the different types of tests and job types for which a given test is suitable; differentiate between the unstructured and structured interview; describe the different types of interview, discuss the errors that are likely to undermine an interviews usefulness and the techniques to conduct effective interviews; describe the purpose of employee orientation training; evaluate the usefulness of different types of training programs and steps that can be taken to assess training effectiveness; explain how to use the alternation ranking method, paired comparison method, forced distribution method and behaviorally anchored rating scale; assess the pros and cons of four performance appraisal tools; and discuss the problems that can arise during performance appraisal process and steps that can be taken to overcome these problems.


Major topics include: overview of Human Resources Management field; personnel management; organizational theories and human resources; job analysis and design; staffing in organizations; training and development in organizations; performance appraisals; employee compensation issues; employment law and employee rights; labor relations; international human resource management; and current issues and trends in Human Resources Management.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources Management, Management, or Marketing (8/21).