Apr 15, 2024  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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MG 302 - Human Resources Management

This course is designed for students with nominal exposure to human resources management, policies and procedures.  The program of study presents the operational context for managing an organization’s workforce in the 21st century with insight into the procedures and processes.  Subject matter ranges from historical perspectives to current trends and challenges from legal, social, economic and technological perspectives. This course provides a systems level rationale to the wide ranging, every growing scope of human resources management in public and nonprofit organizations. 

Assignment Overview

  • Assignments: 5 Units
  • Interactivity: Discussion Board
  • Final Assessment: Final Project

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Analyze the diverse functions of human resources management.
  • Explain the benefits of technology on the human resources function.
  • Relate the trends and challenges currently facing HR departments and staff to your work experience or employment goals.
  • Apply the components of a job analysis and job descriptions to a sample position.
  • Explain the relationship of motivation theories to performance management systems.
  • Summarize the importance of volunteer assistance to public and nonprofit organizations.


Credits: 3

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