Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

MGT 367: Human Resource Management

General Information

  • Name: Human Resource Management
  • Discipline: Management (MGT)
  • Units (Credits): 3
  • Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 300 to 499: This is an upper division course that is designed to apply toward a WNC bachelor's degree, depending on the degree chosen. It may also transfer to other colleges and universities. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

Prerequisites and Recommended Courses

  • Prerequisites: MGT 323 and admission to the BTech program or consent of advisor

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Considers theoretical concepts and practical approaches relevant to management systems and processes: recruitment, training, appraisal, compensation and labor relations. Emphasis on legal constraints and international management.

II: Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should/should be able to:

  • Identify the responsibilities of a human resources department.
  • Explain the role of supervisor in human resource management.
  • Describe the trends in the labor force composition and how they affect human resource management.
  • Explain how the three branches of government regulate human resource management.
  • Explain the role of human resources in the recruitment process.
  • Describe the selection process and methods of evaluation.
  • Explain how to assess training needs and link training programs to needs.
  • Identify the importance of performance management.
  • Describe how organizations contribute to employees' job satisfaction.
  • Discuss the importance of benefits as part of employee compensation.
  • Define unions and labor relations and their role in organizations.

III: Course Linkage

Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.

MGT 367--Human Resource Management meets a requirement of the BTech program.

MGT 367 promotes the following Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that students:

  • Have college-level skills in reading, writing, and oral communication that are at a level appropriate to their degree and/or emphasis.
  • Develop solid problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Posses effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Understand the importance of cultural traditions, diversity, and ethics in the modern world.


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