Human Resource Management

Students are introduced to the management of an organization’s workforce through the design and implementation of effective human resources policies and procedures. Current Canadian issues and practices are examined. Topics include the need for human resources management and its growing professionalism; human resource planning including job design and analysis; recruitment and selection; compensation; employee development; workplace health and safety; and employee relations.

Course Contents

  • Need for Human Resources Management
  • Human Resources Management-Roles and Responsibilities
  • The Changing Role of HRM and Growing Professionalism within the HR Function
  • HRM Challenges in the Twenty-First Century
  • Legal issues in HRM
  • Matching HR Needs and People
  • Job Design
  • Job Analysis
  • Human Resources Planning
  • Understanding a Shifting Labour Market