BUS–W 301 Principles of Management. (3 cr.)
Designed to synthesize knowledge of principles and functions of management: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling, and decision making.
BUS–Z 440 Personnel-Human Resource Management (3 cr.)
Nature of human resource development and utilization in modern organizations. Establishment and operation of a total human resource program. Includes recruitment, selection, training and development, performance appraisal, reward systems, benefit programs, role of personnel department, and role of government.
BUS–Z 441 Wage and Salary Administration (3 cr.)
Survey of problems faced by modern managers of compensation systems. In-depth look at the roles of company, government, union, and employee in the design and administration of total compensation systems. A description of the type of wage and salary systems currently in use, their advantages and disadvantages, and extent of current use.
BUS–Z 443 Developing Employee Skills (3 cr.)
Employee Skills Development is a broad, ongoing multifaceted set of activities (training activities among them) intended to bring someone, or an organization, up to another threshold of performance, often to perform some job or new role in the future. The course explores identifying gaps in performance, determining the best interventions to improve performance, and assessing the outcomes of those interventions.
BUS–Z 444 Personnel Research and Measurement (3 cr.)
Personnel research through review and evaluation of studies in appropriate journals, opportunity to master personnel measurement techniques. Job analysis, job evaluation, wage curve computation, predictor validation techniques, morale measurement, and personnel auditing.
BUS–Z 445 Human Resource Selection (3 cr.)
Prepares the student in effective ways to identify the best candidates for a position through a structured, job-focused interviewing process, where interviewers have effective interviewing skills and understand the legal aspects of employment practices.