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HRM701 - Introduction To Human Resources Management
This subject is a comprehensive overview of modern day human resources management. This course will introduce the diverse components of human resource functions and its role in the current business environment. Case study analysis will be used to link the theory to the practical situations that occur in HR. Topics to be covered are: the business environment, recruitment and selection, employee development and evaluation, compensation and benefits, employee rights, safety and representations and strategic issues and challenges in Human Resources Management, in both domestic and global environments.
HRM703 - Introduction To Business
This subject is designed to provide post-diploma students in Human Resources Management with an introduction to the Canadian business environment, business concept and functions, and the major forces at work in the global economy. It provides students with a perspective of business firms as integrated organizations comprised of a number of specialized functions. Students are also provided with an opportunity to develop transferable skills for college and business life.
HRM722 - Personnel Research Techniques & Human Resources Information Systems
This subject involves the study of research techniques as they pertain to the measurement and conditioning of workforce behaviour. The subject provides knowledge related to the introduction of electronic HR information systems (HRIS) into an organization by discovering project management, planning and implementation models. The value of HRIS to effective HR research activities will be explored by looking at actual practices of HR professionals.
HRM831 - Design & Administration of Compensation Plans
The purpose of this subject is to examine the principles, processes and theories involved in the design and administration of compensation programs. Emphasis is placed on linking compensation strategy to corporate strategy, applying behavioural theories in the design of compensation programs and implementing, managing and adapting compensation programs.
HRM843 - Occupational Health and Safety
The student will explore the nature and dimensions of the regulation of health and safety in the workplace by government legislation as well as the role of agencies such as the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. In addition the many positive health and safety initiatives made by proactive employers will be examined.
HRM855 - The Legal Environment
Today's workplace is highly regulated from the commencement of the relationship through to its termination. Commencing with the employment contract, an examination of both the statutory law and the common law will be undertaken. In both the Federal and Provincial environment, the student will be exposed to such diverse areas as employment standards, worker's compensation, pay equity, human rights and unionization. The corresponding rights and responsibilities of employers and employees will be examined.
CPP100 - Co-op Professional Practice
Co-operative education provides the student the opportunity to integrate academic learning with relevant work experience. It is also an opportunity for the students to learn more about themselves and their chosen field of study. The purpose of co-op education is to enable students to make a smooth transition from the academic setting to a work environment.
CWT100 - Co-op Work Term
The student is employed in an approved and monitored co-op work/learn position in a field related to his/her academic program.
Pre-requisite: Successful completion of second semester and a GPA of 3.0