In today's competitive job market you want to ensure that your resume stands out from the competition. Find out how to apply with confidence for the job you want and have an interview that will "Wow" them. Learn how to write both effective job application and thank-you letters. Develop your understanding of networking and prospecting. Create a resume that will capture your perspective employer's attention and secure the interview that you would like. Find out how to interview like a pro. Get tips on how to dress and speak in an interview and discover other helpful interviewing tips that will help you get the job you want. Textbook required. *NOTE: Stud
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 surveys the major methods currently in use by organizations for resolving disputes by situating alternative dispute resolution in its historical, social and legal context. Various ADR techniques will be examined and compared, and participants will be provided with an overview of ADR mechanisms, their advantages and disadvantages, and recognize the appropriate situations in which to apply them. Special emphasis is placed on developing mediation skills. Critical issues such as getting parties to the table, ethical issues of the mediation process, power imbalances, the appropriateness of mediation and issues of culture, race and gender are addressed. Technical aspects of the mediation process covered include: stages in the mediation process, how to determine the interests of the parties, how to generate options for settlement, and how to get beyond impasses. Negotiation models and the practical techniques necessary to negotiate effectively are also covered. Participants also examine a range of formal and informal dispute resolution models currently in use by organizations. Prerequisite: Human Resources Management introductory course. Textbook Required.
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.
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
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.
In this course, the focus will be on defining inclusive leadership strategies for effectively leading and managing organizational change. Students will examine these strategies and reflect on them to support their own growth as effective leaders for inclusion. Students will research the leadership of a current workplace as it relates to the focus on inclusive leadership practices. No textbook required.
Job developers play an important and ever-increasing role in today's employment agencies, yet little formal training is available to assist the job developer to become effective in his or her position. This course is for both new and experienced job developers and takes students through each stage of the job development process, from locating potential employers to client follow-up. A main focus of the course is developing and maintaining strong employer relationships. Other sections of the course cover strategies for working with diverse populations, differences between rural and urban job development, and the different approaches to job development, including client and employer centered strategies. 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.