Course examines how organizations are formed, in terms of how and why forms take shape: the effects forms or structures of organizations have on their operations and effectiveness; and how the study of behavior of people within an organization can be used to improve an organization’s effectiveness.
This course examines legal issues in the workplace, addressing employment law related to the employer/employee relationship, the legal context of a business and its importance to the overall success of a business, diversity and culture of the workplace, and legal issues that affect the motivation, production and equity of employees.
Recruitment and Retention
Students learn practical implications of recruiting and retaining employees, including effects on business success. Students prepare systematic approaches to making hiring decisions that enhance a business’ human resources.
Training and Development
Students will learn the basic concepts of training, reasons for training programs, goals that drive the training process and the importance of formal training to a business.
Course explores connections between theory, concepts and applications of change management. Students learn how to manage, implement and promote positive change in business environments, concepts of crisis management and strategies for dealing with difficult employees.