Learn how to forecast the human resource needs of an organization within ambient socio-political situations. Prerequisite: Diploma/Degree or equivalent work experience. Textbook required. NOTE: This course has mandatory group work.
This course is designed to assist students in understanding the theory and practice of industrial relations in Canada. Students examine the environmental influences that affect union-management relations, appreciate the complex combination of power, reason, communications, politics, and attitudes that pervade industrial relations processes, and explore bargaining issues and their economic implications. This course also explores essential elements of the collective bargaining process, strategies at the bargaining table, and administration of the collective agreement, grievances and arbitration.
Prerequisite: Human Resources Management (Recommended).
An examination of the Canadian business environment and the management decision making process as an integral component of organizational behaviour. Prerequisite: Diploma/Degree or equivalent work experience. Introduction to Human Resource Management (or equivalent). Textbook required. NOTE: This course has mandatory group work.
This course introduces participants to the broad and ever-changing field of occupational health and safety, an inherently technical subject area. The multiple dimensions of the various issues--technical, legislative, political, and personal--are a required part of the training for a professional in this field or for someone who is involved with this kind of operation. Major topic areas include the Occupational Health and Safety Act, WCB, WHMIS, transportation of dangerous goods, accident prevention and investigation, physical and biological agents, and the management of Occupational Health and Safety programs. Textbook required.
A basic study is undertaken of the principles, issues, trends, and legislative requirements affecting recruitment and selection. Human Resources professionals need an understanding of how recruitment and selection fits into the broader organizational structure, processes, and goals of an organization and how this function is related to the other functions of Human Resources management. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to successfully identify human resource requirements and attract and retain an effective workforce for an organization. The changing legal environment and the impact of laws on recruitment and selection are an important component of this course.
Prerequisite: Diploma/Degree or equivalent work experience. Introduction to Human Resource Management (or equivalent).
You will learn about the psychology of the learning process in training and development and gain an understanding of the design, implementation, and evaluation of organizational training programs. Key topics include needs analysis procedures, program design and development, program administration, and measurement and evaluation. As well, you will examine adult learning theory, how to establish learning objectives, the role of training and development officers, and training and non-training strategies. Other topics include budgeting cost/benefit analysis procedures, management development, monitoring and controlling the training process, post-training follow-up procedures, strategies for transferring the learning back to the work environment, and methods for evaluation programs. Prerequisite: Human Resource Management Principles. Textbook required. NOTE: This course has mandatory group work.