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Strategic Human Resources Management: Policies and Practices - BADM 8318

Format: Online

Duration: 7 weeks

Credits: 3

The impact of human resource’s role in developing, coordinating and enforcing policies and procedures that support corporate strategy, as well as finding, developing and retaining talented employees, is vital to organizational success. In today's competitive world, organizations are discovering that it is how the individual human resource (HR) topics are combined in a comprehensive fashion that makes all the difference in terms of competition and effectiveness. In this course, you will explore the specifics of this process.

Coursework Highlights

Coursework is designed for engagement and collaboration. Here is an example of just some of the assignments and projects you will complete as part of BADM 8318.

  • Review what you have learned with quick quizzes.
  • Examine three case studies and articulate their personal impact on you.

Course Topics

Throughout each week of the course, you will focus on a core topic or theme. Sample topics from BADM 8318 are listed below and are subject to change based on the instructor.

  • Human Resource Management in Perspective
  • Human Resource Requirements
  • Expanding the Talent Pool
  • Training and Development
  • Managing Compensation
  • Employee Benefits and Safety
  • Employee Rights
  • International Human Resource Management

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of BADM 8318 students will be able to:

  • Identify key issues that shape the development of human resources policies.
  • Describe the legal and ethical issues and concerns confronting managers today.
  • Define diversity and multi-cultural workforce.
  • Explain the development and maintenance of human talent.
  • Identify global competitiveness strategy and sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Explain how changing demographics impact the effectiveness and practice of global human resources management.

Get Started

To learn more about this course, or other courses in the online MBA from Our Lady of the Lake University, call 855-275-1082 to speak with an admissions adviser or request more information.

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