Human Resource Information Systems –


(3 credits)

This course focuses on the interface of the Human Resource Management functions of an organization with computer technology. It identifies issues involved in creating, implementing, and maintaining human resources systems and the benefits of human resources systems. The class explores key topics in depth using computer analysis models to aid in managerial decision areas such as staffing, employee development, position management, total compensation, outsourcing options, and professional development.
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Advisor.

HR Business to HR Technology Processes

  • Describe the progression of human resources information systems (HRIS) from the personnel administration field to a business-driven human capital management organizational unit.
  • Analyze the effect of HRIS on an organization.
  • Identify the functions an HRIS should accomplish.

Emerging Trends

  • Analyze implications of HRIS confidentiality and data security risks.
  • Identify emerging trends and future issues facing human resource information systems (HRIS) in a global context.

Integration of HRIS Applications

  • Evaluate how an HRIS enhances productivity in employment, compensation, benefits, and performance management functions.

HR System Management

  • Describe strategies for managing an HRIS toward success.
  • Identify potential drawbacks of HRIS implementation and utilization.
  • Outline the process of implementing a human resource information system (HRIS).

HR Tactical & Strategic Functions Link to HRIS

  • Design a human resources (HR) technology system that is consistent with HR tactical and strategic business functions.
  • Describe steps to plan a human resource information system (HRIS).

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