This course examines the role of the human resource professional as a strategic partner in managing today’s organizations. Key functions such as recruitment, selection, development, appraisal, retention, compensation, and labor relations are examined. Implications of legal and global environments are appraised and current issues such as diversity training, sexual harassment policies, and rising benefit costs are analyzed. Best practices of employers of choice are considered.
The course will introduce the manager to practices and techniques for evaluating performance, structuring teams, coaching and mentoring people, and performing the wide range of other people related duties of a manager in today’s increasingly complex workplace.