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Human Resource Management, BBA (Accelerated)

The Human Resources program prepares graduates with a blend of business fundamentals and human resources knowledge needed to serve as an expert in training and development, compensation, employment law, benefit management, and risk management.

Program Learning Outcomes

Our Human Resource Management curriculum is fully updated for the modern workplace—you’ll learn about the challenges of remote work and the technologies that power the way we work now. Human Resource professionals always wear many hats, and you’ll learn how they all fit—business, finance, people skills, management, and more. Your study will include courses designed to help you create a portfolio of work to show to prospective employers, as soon as you graduate.

Careers

HR Manager, Training and Development Specialist, Compensation and Benefit Manager

Requirements for BBA, in Human Resource Management

HRM I – Training and Development

HRM II – Total Compensation Management

HRM III – Employment and Labor Law

HRM IV – Human Resource Risk Management

Course Descriptions

HRM I – Training and Development

Training & development are key to building an empowered and motivated workforce. This course will help you build knowledge and skill in the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of organizational training. You’ll also learn how to create effective performance improvement programs, a vital resource in talent retention that is often overlooked. Lastly, you’ll get hands on experience, by producing your own sample training plan.

HRM II – Total Compensation Management

Great people power great businesses, but attracting and retaining top talent requires companies to offer competitive compensation packages. This course will help you develop knowledge and skills in the development and evaluation of pay structures and benefits packages. You’ll also learn how total compensation issues affect every manager in an organization and analyze processes and procedures to create effective compensation plans.

HRM III – Employment and Labor Law

This course is an overview of various laws and regulations that determine the rights and obligations of employees and employers. Topics covered include the nature of the employment relationship and common law principles, prohibitions against discrimination on the basis of certain protected characteristics such as race and gender, wage and hour law, the Family Medical Leave Act, the National Labor Relations Act, and other similar areas of labor and employment law. The primary focus is on federal laws governing the employment relationship, but there will also be discussion of state and local laws.

HRM IV – Human Resource Risk Management

This course will examine the scope and role of HR in the occupational health and safety arena, the fundamental components of comprehensive programs and, more importantly, the interplay between these considerations and how important HR professionals are in their success. Topics covered include OSHA requirements, risk management and loss prevention, management of safety & workers’ compensation, employee assistance plans, preventative health issues, emergency response and preparedness, and developing a culture of safety, amongst others. There will be focus on the fundamental components of a comprehensive health and safety program to protect the employees in an organization and costly liability.

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