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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

UPI Study, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business 306: Human Resources Management


Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

March 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: articulate the strategic role of HRM in contemporary organizations and evaluate the impact of external factors on HR strategies and practices; define the core responsibilities of HR professionals and analyze the historical evolution of HRM, including key developments and figures; critically assess classical and contemporary management theories relevant to HRM, including scientific management and Henri Fayol's principles; implement effective recruitment and staffing strategies, focusing on fairness and accuracy, and design impactful training programs for organizational needs; and examine key employment laws and their impact on HR practices, understanding the implications of labor unions, collective bargaining, and equal employment opportunity.


The course is self-paced. Instruction is delivered through online video and text lessons. Students are assessed through quizzes, assignments and a proctored final exam. Major topics include Introduction to HRM Field; Organizational Theories and HR; Job Analysis and Design; Staffing in Organizations; Training and Development in Organizations; Performance Appraisals; Employee Compensation Matters; Employment Law and Employee Rights; Labor Relations; International Human Resource Management; and Contemporary Issues and Trends in HRM.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Human Resources Management, Management, Business, Marketing, Finance, or Entrepreneurship (1/24).