The Human Resource Management program provides students with the skills and knowledge of federal, state and local laws needed to effectively manage the employment-related issues of a company and its employees. Students will learn how to carefully hire employees, develop compensation and benefit plans, create employee training and development programs, implement plant safety and industrial hygiene programs and handle labor negotiations. Upon admission to Edison State, students presenting Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification, will receive academic credit for the following Business Management courses. NOTE Total credit earned through credit by examination is limited to 30 hours.
►Introduction to Human Resources
►Staffing the Organization
►Compensation and Benefits
►Environmental Health & Safety
Some possible careers include ►
HR assistant or generalist, interviewer, recruiter, trainer, labor relations, safety coordinator and salary and benefits administrator.
Program Outcomes ►
The student will
►demonstrate skills in written and oral communication;
►use good interpersonal skills and interact in a team environment;
►demonstrate awareness of global world/economic/business issues;
►analyze business case studies and outline appropriate recommendations;
►distinguish the value of good ethical standards and their application to business;
►demonstrate respect for cultural differences and differing points of view in the business environment;
►demonstrate proficiency with business technology for both research and communication of marketing, business and accounting information;
►apply and interpret international, federal, state and local laws on business operations;
►identify the important components of the external environment of a business and explain how the environment influences change; and
►understand, communicate and apply concepts in accounting, economics, finance, human resources and marketing.