Human Resource Management

Enrolled: 430 students
Duration: 15 hours
Lectures: 85
Video: 25
Level: Beginner

Human Resource Management (HRM) is a modern approach of maintaining people at workplace which focuses on acquisition, development, utilization and maintenance of human resource.
HRM is development oriented. It is concern of managers of all level and provides space for employee involvement, performance and growth. Human Resource Management is an important function of any organization. It encompasses the management of people in organizations. Human resource operations contribute significantly to the success of an organization. Hence, human resource management has emerged as a popular course of study. This course provides students in human resource management courses and practicing managers with a full and practical introduction to modern human resource management concepts and techniques in a highly readable form.

What you’ll learn

  • Explain and Define What is Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Explain Strategic Planning, Human Resource Planning, and Job Analysis
  • Explain how the functions of human resource management contribute to business success
  • Describe Performance Management and Training
  • Explain Role of Training and Development in Performance Management
  • Explain the Compensation
  • Learn about Labor Relations, Employee Relations, Safety and Health

 

Chapter 1 Human Resource Management: An Overview

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1. Explain what human resource management is and how it relates to the management process/ functions.
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2. Identify the human resource management functions.
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3. Describe who performs human resource management activities.
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4. Identify the elements of the dynamic HRM environment.

Chapter 2 Equal Employment Opportunity - Affirmative action & Workforce Diversity

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1. Explain the concept of equal employment opportunity.
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2. Discuss who is responsible for ensuring equal employment opportunity.
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3. Define and discuss affirmative action.
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4. Describe the concept of diversity.

Chapter 3 Strategic Planning - Human Resource Planning and Job Analysis

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1. Describe the strategic planning process.
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2. Explain the human resource planning process.
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3. Describe forecasting requirements.
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4. Summarize forecasting human resource availability.
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5. Explain what a firm can do when either a shortage or surplus of workers exists.
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6. Describe strategic succession planning in today’s environment.
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7. Describe the types of information required for job analysis and the reasons for conducting it.
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8. Summarize the types of job analysis information
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9. Explain the various job analysis methods.
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10. Describe the components of a job description.

Chapter 4 Recruitment

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1. Define recruitment.
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2. Describe the recruitment process.
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3. Explain internal recruitment methods.
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4. Identify external recruitment sources.
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5. Explain recruiting technology.
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6. Identify traditional external recruitment method
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7. Summarize the environment of recruitment.
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8. Describe alternatives to recruitment.

Chapter 5 Selection

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1. Explain the significance of employee selection.
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2. Describe the selection process.
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3. Explain the importance of preliminary screening.
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4. Describe commonly used selection techniques in employment settings
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5. Describe reviewing applications and résumés.
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6. Describe the use of tests in the selection process.
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7. Explain the use of the employment interview.
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8. Explain pre-employment screening and background checks.
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9. Describe the selection decision.
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10. Environmental Factors affecting the selection process

Chapter 6 Performance Management and Appraisal

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1. Describe performance management.
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2. Define performance appraisal.
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3. Identify the uses of performance appraisal.
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4. Discuss the performance appraisal process.
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5. Identify the various performance criteria (standards) that can be established.
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6. Identify who may be responsible for performance appraisal.
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7. Explain the performance appraisal period.
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8. Describe the various performance appraisal methods.
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9. List the problems that have been associated with performance appraisal.
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10. Explain the characteristics of an effective appraisal system.

Chapter 7 Training and Development

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1. Summarize the training and development process.
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2. Explain how to determine specific training and development needs and objectives
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3. Summarize various training methods
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4. Describe alternative training and development delivery systems
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5. Summarize training and development implementation issues.
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6. Explain the metrics for evaluating training and development
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7. Explain factors influencing training and development.
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8. Summarize some human resource management training initiatives

Chapter 8 Compensation

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1. Describe direct financial compensation (core compensation), indirect financial compensation (employee benefits), and nonfinancial compensation.
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2. Identify and discuss the components of direct financial compensation.
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3. Describe contextual influences on direct financial compensation
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4. Discuss how to use job evaluation to build job structures.
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5. Describe various competitive compensation policies.
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6. Explain executive compensation and the various features of executive compensation packages.
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7. Describe legally required benefits
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8. Define discretionary benefits and explain the various types of discretionary benefits
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9. Discuss the alternative types of health care plans
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10. Explain the various kinds of retirement plans
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11. Summarize life and disability insurance.
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12. Describe alternative paid time off policies
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13. Identify employee service benefit options
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14. Describe the premium pay benefit practice
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15. Discuss voluntary benefits
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16. Describe customized benefit plans
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17. Explain workplace flexibility (work–life balance).

Chapter 9 Labor Unions and Collective Bargaining

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1. Discuss why unions exist.
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2. Explain why employees join unions.
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3. Describe the basic structure of a union
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4. Identify the steps that lead to forming a bargaining unit.
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5. Describe the collective bargaining process and explain collective bargaining issues.
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6. Describe preparation for negotiations and negotiating the agreement
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7. Discuss breakdowns in the negotiations process.
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8. Describe what is involved in reaching, ratifying, and administering the labor–management agreement.
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9. Describe the grievance procedure in a union environment.
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10. Explain union decertification.

Chapter 10 Employee Safety - Health and Wellness

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1. Explain the nature and role of safety, and health.
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2. Describe the role of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
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3. Summarize the problems associated with workplace bullying and violence.
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4. Define stress and Identify the Strategies to reduce workplace stress

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