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2019 - 2020 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2019 - 2020 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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HA 615 - Strategic Human Resources Management

Addresses the management of personnel in health care organizations, including organizational structure, staffing, unionism, worker productivity, and performance evaluation. Managerial tools used in recruitment, personnel supervision, organizational control, and leadership are reviewed. Case studies are used to engage the student in the practical application of theories and practices of personnel management, quality of work life, workforce, planning, management development, and compensation systems.

Assignment Overview

Assignments: 12 weekly assignments

Interactivity: Weekly live session

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

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the organizational, legal, and environmental forces that create the framework for human resource management. (MSN Essential I,II )
  • Evaluate and redesign processes and programs to target the organizational mission and goals. (MSN Essential II )
  • Understand the strategic components of human resource management, and analyze opportunities in your workplace. (MSN Essential I,II )
  • Apply the principles and practices of this course in the health care field, particularly as it relates to the following:
    • Diverse personnel working in the health care field. (MSN Essential II )
    • The role of human resource management as it applies to all aspects of the workplace. (MSN Essential  II)
    • Changes in the workplace due to changes in the demographics of the workforce. (MSN Essential  II)
    • The relationship of workplace components and their collective ability to meet health care industry demands. (MSN Essential II )
    • Legal requirements pertaining to the labor force. (MSN Essential  I,II)


Credits: 3

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