HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

(MAN2000)

Semester Length: 14 weeks

COURSE OBJECTIVE

To demonstrate and be able to apply knowledge of human resources management and its role in business including: employment, training, performance management, compensation and benefits, recognition and rewards, and labour relations.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course concerns a study of the key purposes and challenges face Human Resources Management in developing a flexible and skilled workforce. With the growing emphasis on competitive advantage, we will also address important employee concerns such as recruitment, performance management, compensation and benefits and employee and labour relations. All of which will be applied in the Bahamian work force content as emphasis will be placed on Bahamian labour laws.

 

COURSE SYLLABUS

  • Function and responsibilities of HR departments, strategic human resources management.

  • Workforce planning employment practices and the changing workforce

  • Development of job descriptions, recruiting practices and personnel policies.

  • Human Resources development – preparing employees for the job, training and development. Completing organizations needs analysis and career paths.

  • Employee health and safety.

  • Employee labour relations, understaning the rights of employer, employees progressive discipline and terminations. The role of trade unions within the organization.

 

STUDY MATERIAL

Study material is included.

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Registration Deadline for the Fall Term is scheduled for 15th August each year.