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Management (MGMT)

MGMT 441 Organizational Staffing and Development (3) This course focuses on the skills and methods managers need to manage staffing and development activities in organizations.

MGMT 441 HRM Professional Seminar (Part 1): Staffing and Development (3)

The purpose of this course is to give students the skills and knowledge they need to contribute to organizational staffing and development activities. Students will learn technical and organizational aspects of making hiring decisions, designing and implementing training programs, and developing career management initiatives. Topics include strategic human resource management, HR planning, the contingency workforce, HR information systems and technologies, job design, recruitment, selection, employment legislation, diversity, training, management development, career planning, and the like. This course is normally taken in the first semester of the senior year. It builds on information introduced in MGMT 341 (Human Resources Management) and moves beyond survey-level material to more specialized knowledge and skill. The course is taken concurrently with MGMT 442 (HRM Part One) and is typically taken as a precursor to MGMT 443 (HRM Proseminar, Part Two) and 444 (HRM Practicum, Part Two). These courses together constitute the core of the HRM Option for Management majors.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: MGMT 341

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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