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HRM 200s


HRM 200 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006474
Basic Human Resources Management
Examines the major areas of human resources administration including recruiting, salary administration, labour relations, benefits administration, employee relations, labour law, and organizational behaviour. Reviews the role of human resources administration in organizations and the manner in which human resources executives contribute to the well-being of a total enterprise. [Offered F, W, S]
Prereq: Level at least 2A.
Antireq: BUS 354W/454W
Also offered Online

HRM 300s


HRM 301 LEC 0.50Course ID: 011707
Strategic Human Resources Management
An examination of the issues and challenges confronted by human resource professionals when planning and forecasting the staffing needs of an organization. Topics covered may include aligning human resource practices with organizational objectives, succession planning, redesign of work systems, and the impact of human resource practices on organizational outcomes.
Prereq: HRM 200; Level at least 2B Human Resources Management students.
Antireq: BUS 418W

HRM 303 LEC 0.50Course ID: 013563
Compensation
This course deals with the process, issues, and techniques involved in developing and administering a compensation system. Students will gain knowledge from both the theoretical and applied aspects of the compensation function within organizations, including understanding the importance of compensation, assessing and diagnosing compensation issues, and developing appropriate solutions.
Prereq: HRM 200; Level at least 2B Human Resources Management students.
Antireq: BUS 448W

HRM 305 LEC 0.50Course ID: 013565
Health and Safety
This course introduces the broad and ever-changing field of occupational health and safety. Understanding the multiple dimensions of the various issues - technical, legislative, political, personal - is essential to HR professionals overseeing an organization's health and safety function, and to those dealing with consultants or joint health and safety committees.
Prereq: HRM 200; Level at least 2B Human Resources Management students.
Antireq: BUS 414W

HRM 307 LEC 0.50Course ID: 013564
Labour Relations
This course draws upon the disciplines of law and history to assess various aspects of the current industrial relations climate. Topics may include employment standards and labour relations legislation, collective bargaining, dispute resolution procedures, contract administration, industrial democracy, and the structure and growth of the Canadian labour movement.
Prereq: HRM 200; Level at least 2B Human Resources Management students.
Antireq: BUS 464W

HRM 400s


HRM 400 SEM 0.50Course ID: 013566
Honours Seminar in Human Resources Management - Special Topics
Topics reflect current issues in human resources management. Consult the departmental listings for the upcoming topics. Activities may include oral presentations, class discussions, individual and/or group projects, and written assignments.
Prereq: Three of HRM 301, 303, 305, 307. Human Resources Management students