Use a new degree in Human Resources to attract social students looking to turn their people skills into a career.
Adding this degree in HR Management allows you to expand your business school offerings and drive new enrollments. Plus, with HR roles in every town, city, region, and state around the country, it's a fantastic degree for building local business connections and increasing internship opportunities.
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. This online course has optional live sessions.
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. This online class has optional live sessions.
This course is an overview of laws and regulations that determine the rights and obligations of employees and employers. You’ll learn about the nature of the employment relationship, common law principles, prohibitions against discrimination, wage law, specific governmental acts, and other areas of labor and employment law. By the end of this course you will become familiar with the federal and state laws that govern employment. This online class has optional live sessions.
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 and 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. This online class has optional live sessions.