This course will cover the following topics: history of human resources management, economic and societal changes, job analysis and design, and human resource planning. As well, recruitment and selection, government and legal challenges, orientation and training, and financial incentives. Also, employee benefits and services, employee relations and practices, management development, career planning, work options, motivation, and performance appraisal and the Union-Management framework. NOTE: This course has mandatory group work. Textbook required.
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 provides the student with the foundation of the reward systems found in all organizations, whether profit or not-for-profit. The course examines both the theoretical and applied aspects of the compensation function, with special consideration of the major factors that influence the actual design of a compensation system. Textbook required.
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.
The focus is on human resources (HR) planning and includes the design of employee evaluation plans. Students learn how to forecast the human resources needs of an organization and to relate the requirements of the organization within ambient socio-political situations. Prerequiste: Diploma/Degree or equivalent work experience Textbook Required. NOTE: This course has mandatory group work.
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). Textbook Required.
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.
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).
The focus is on human resources (HR) planning and includes the design of employee evaluation plans. Students learn how to forecast the human resources needs of an organization and to relate the requirements of the organization within ambient socio-political situations.
Prerequisite: Diploma/Degree or equivalent work experience Textbook Required