Feb 03, 2023  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BA 224 - Human Resource Management

4 Credit(s)

This course is an introduction to Human Resource Management. It examines the policies and practices used by human resource management staff to build and maintain an effective work force. Topics include human resource planning, job analysis, recruitment, selection, performance appraisal, manpower development, compensation, and labor relations.

Prerequisite: BA 101  
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of HR planning and analysis by developing a strategic HR plan, monitoring implementation all while working within a budget.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of Talent Acquisition by developing a recruitment plan, and evaluating selection and onboarding decisions.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of Performance Management. Including comparing evaluations, appraisals, career development, employee development and corrective actions. Students will also discuss challenges in employee relations.
  4. Demonstrate understanding of Employment Laws by reporting on laws including: Oregon sick leave laws, collective bargaining, conflict resolution, FMLA, Title VII, ADA, and wage and hour laws. Students will also discuss ways to create a safe work environment.
  5. Understand Compensation. Explain methods of compensation, describe common benefits offered and be able to calculate total cost of compensation. Including incentives, performance compensation, benefits, and risk management.
  6. Demonstrate understanding of Training and Development through describing and comparing different types of training, estimate required training for hires, identify programs for employee development, and explain the importance of performance appraisals.
  7. Demonstrate ability to work successfully in a team. This includes being able to allocate responsibilities fairly, complete assigned tasks on time, communicate problems and plans, and collaborate in person and digitally with other team members.

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