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2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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HA 302 - Human Resource Management

This course focuses on strategic human resource management in today’s health care industry and encourages you to apply these concepts in your workplace. The basics of human resource management are covered with an emphasis on analysis and practical applications in your current organizational environment. The application of a strategic focus to the human resource management field allows you to anticipate and create opportunities for change. The key concepts underlying the components of human resource management are cost-measured.

Prerequisites & Notes
HA 205 or LTC 210

Assignment Overview
12 weekly lessons and a final

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

1.      Demonstrate knowledge of the organizational, legal, and environmental forces that create the framework for human resource management.

2.      Evaluate and redesign processes and programs to target the organizational mission and goals.

3.      Understand the strategic components of human resource management, and analyze opportunities in your workplace.

4.      Apply the principles and practices of this course in the healthcare field, particularly as it relates to the following:

a.       Diverse personnel working in the healthcare field.

b.      The role of human resource management as it applies to all aspects of the workplace.

c.       Changes in the workplace due to changes in the demographics of the workforce.

d.      The relationship of workplace components and their collective ability to meet healthcare industry demands.

e.       Legal requirements pertaining to the labor force.

Credits: 3 Offered: February, May, August, and November

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