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Human Resource Capstone Course

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This content area capstone course applies human resource concepts to improve organizational effectiveness within the framework of employment laws and regulations. Students apply existing professional standards and theories to human resource management. Other topics include the alignment of human resource strategy with the organization, global workforce planning, career and leadership development, and performance analysis and appraisal.

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

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

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    Staffing Considerations

    • Identify best practices for implementing diversity, formal staffing, employee relations, and employee retention plans.
    • Explain the influence of organizational behavior in a firm's effectiveness.
    • Identify methods for linking staffing to key organizational objectives.
    • Evaluate the effect of outsourcing on staffing and workforce planning.

    Compensation, Rewards, & Recognition

    • Structure a reward and recognition plan.
    • Employ conflict resolution techniques.
    • Design a comprehensive compensation and incentives plan linked to key organizational objectives.

    Ethics, Employment Law, & Understanding Individuals

    • Employ concepts of organizational ethics.
    • Assess effects of labor and employment laws on organizational considerations and practices.
    • Determine managerial benefits of attending to individual needs.

    Human Resource Management

    • Explain the effect of training and development in relation to organizational goals.
    • Relate the effectiveness of different performance appraisal methods to different organizational structures and cultures.
    • Create an organizational plan for career path and succession planning.

    Strategic Human Resource Management

    • Explain the role of strategic HR in creating and implementing change management, organizational structures, and an organization’s mission and vision.
    • Implement strategies geared toward domestic and international HR management.

    Managing Organizational Behavior & Processes

    • Evaluate key obstacles in managing and changing organizational culture through HR management.
    • Modify HR processes in reaction to an organization’s change in life cycle.
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