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Course Details

Course Code: HRMT415 Course ID: 2973 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides a basic overview of various automated information systems that are available to support today's human resource departments. Students will have the opportunity to explore online, offline, and hybrid HR software applications as well as other automated processes. Additional topics include HR analytics, systems security, individual privacy, legal implications and streamlined interview process.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/30/20 - 04/30/21 05/03/21 - 06/27/21 Spring 2021 Session I 8 Week session
12/28/20 - 06/04/21 06/07/21 - 08/01/21 Spring 2021 Session D 8 Week session
01/25/21 - 07/02/21 07/05/21 - 08/29/21 Summer 2021 Session B 8 Week session
02/22/21 - 07/30/21 08/02/21 - 09/26/21 Summer 2021 Session I 8 Week session
03/29/21 - 09/03/21 09/06/21 - 10/31/21 Summer 2021 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Translate the origins of Human Resources Information Technology to an organization; and infer the need to obtain involvement and commitment from others to set in place mechanisms to affect successful Human Resources Information System Programs and strategies
  2. Develop an understanding of basic systems and the criteria for success in using HR software in organizations
  3. Define Human Resources Information Systems trends
  4. Detail various approaches to Human Resources Information systems design, selection and implementation and define characteristics of current Human Resource Information technology implementation strategies
  5. Relate the impact that unresolved Human Information System issues can have on compliance with corporate policies and procedures
  6. Recognize Human Resource Information System and its relationship with compliance with federal and state regulations/Laws
  7. Explain benefits of new technologies in recruiting and training in individual development of employees.
  8. Identify and understand the frameworks for the development and evolution of Corporate Universities and Learning Systems in various organizations.
  9. Describe and discuss the various HR Portal and associated programs and their associated values, costs, and benefits to the organization
  10. Analyze the role and function of e-learning strategies and technology in the development of Human Capital

Grading for the course will be based on the following:

  • Seven Graded Forum Assignments
  • Two Essays
  • One Final Project
NameGrade %
Discussion Forums 35.00 %
Week 1 Discussions 4.38 %
Week 2 Discussions 4.38 %
Week 3 Discussions 4.38 %
Week 4 Discussions 4.38 %
Week 5 Discussions 4.38 %
Week 6 Discussions 4.38 %
Week 7 Discussions 4.38 %
Week 8 Discussions 4.38 %
Essays 20.00 %
Week 2: Paper HRIS E- Recruiting and E-Selection Paper 10.00 %
Week 7: Paper HR Analytics 10.00 %
Powerpoint 15.00 %
Week 4: HRIS Powerpoint - Self-Service Technology 15.00 %
Final Project 30.00 %
Week 8: Final Paper 30.00 %


In addition to the required course texts the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Website URL/Address

SHRM Online

(Refer to this website for some of the supplemental reading material that appears in your weekly discussion board)

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.*
Book Title:E-Human Resources Management: Managing Knowledge People-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
Author:Torres-Coronas, Teresa
Unit Cost:$83.79
Book Title:The Brave New World of e-HR: Human Resources in the Digital Age - E-book available in the APUS Online Library
Author:Gueutal, Hal / Stone, Dianna L.
Unit Cost:$70.10
Book Title:HR Transformation Technology: Delivering Systems to Support the New HR Model - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
Author:Boroughs, Allan
Unit Cost:$125.01

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.