MGT 3415 Applied Human Resources Management

This course examines the formal systems used to manage people at work and issues related to organizing and staffing. Specific attention is given to legal issues, employment needs analysis, staffing, employee training, compensations, and union relations. The student will evaluate concepts and procedures of Equal Employment Opportunity, diversity, job analysis, job evaluation, wage and salary administration, performance evaluation, safety, employee services, and fringe benefits. (3 lect.)


3 credits

Transfer Status

Transferable to UW

Major Topics

  • Legal aspects
  • Job analysis
  • Equal employment opportunity
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Training and development
  • Performance appraisal
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Safety and health issues
  • Employee and labor relations


In order to successfully complete this course, the student will:

1. Examine human resource management in a business environment.

2. Analyze legal issues in relation to human resource management, including legal aspects, job analysis, equal employment opportunity, and affirmative action.

3. Critique elements of human resource planning, recruitment, selection, training and development, and performance appraisal.

4. Evaluate compensation and benefit issues, safety and health issues, employee and labor relations, and the impact on the employer and employee.

5. Distinguish instrumental elements of human resource management operations in a global environment.