This course examines human resource management in the context of business policy and competitive strategy. The core competencies required to become a successful human resource manager are discussed. Topics include an overview of business policy, role of human resource planning, strategic human resource management, initiating organizational change, promoting an ethical perspective and using technology for planning and administering human resource functions.
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:
- Outline the core competencies needed to become a successful human resource manager.
- Analyze how business strategy, competition, labor markets, technology, labor unions and government regulations affect human resource decision making.
- Formulate how human resource policies and systems support an organization’s business strategy.
- Delineate the complexity in an issue.