hrm558 | Graduate

Research In Human Resource Management

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This course applies research methods to human resource functions. Students will learn to use quantitative analysis and secondary research to recruit and select employees to meet organizational goals. Other topics include forecasting, evaluation of selection tests, application of selection tests, interviewing techniques, techniques to assess training program effectiveness, job evaluation methods, and external labor market analysis.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Quantitative Research Statistics

    • Identify statistical methods to analyze staffing and training effectiveness.
    • Identify data types required for quantitative research.
    • Determine appropriate statistical methods for human resource assessments.

    Quantitative Research Applications

    • Analyze statistical data for reliability and validity.
    • Use statistical data to make effective decisions in human resources.
    • Apply quantitative research to training, retention, and forecasting.

    Research and Human Resources

    • Compare the application of primary and secondary research.
    • Describe different approaches to research in human resources.
    • Explain the concepts of reliability and validity as they relate to human resources.

    Setting Evaluation for Research Tools

    • Identify criteria to evaluate research tools.
    • Use identified criteria to evaluate selection tests, HRIS, and succession planning tools.

    Evaluating Behavior and Performance

    • Determine appropriate behaviorial, situational, and panel interviewing techniques.
    • Use evaluation criteria to assess performance appraisals.
    • Analyze results of selection tests and selection techniques.

    Exploratory Research

    • Analyze current human resources trends for pay structures, labor, and succession planning.
    • Determine appropriate tools for forecasting, pricing, and labor market.
    • Use exploratory research methods to conduct a market analysis.
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