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Course Details

Course Code: HRMT603 Course ID: 2687 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is a comprehensive analysis of how human resource policies are formulated by evaluating the interdependence of human resource and operating functions. Students will have the opportunity to assess policies geared toward high profile HR areas such as talent management, Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) regulations, employee development and compensation. Emphasis will be placed on policies and strategies as they relate to managing an intergenerational workforce. Additional special topics include network security, workplace violence, and bullying.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
08/31/20 - 01/29/21 02/01/21 - 03/28/21 Winter 2021 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/20 - 02/26/21 03/01/21 - 04/25/21 Winter 2021 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/20 - 04/02/21 04/05/21 - 05/30/21 Spring 2021 Session B 8 Week session
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

Current Syllabi

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

  1. Examine employee relations and discuss laws and policies related to employment opportunities, allegations of discrimination, employment practices, diversity, and affirmative action programs.
  2. Explore factors that define employee safety and health issues and evaluate company policies and situations that contribute to the health and well being in the workplace.
  3. Explore the importance of human resource business partnership with organizational leaders to ensure effective implementation of policies and procedures.
  4. Analyze and evaluate an organization’s HR strategy and assess the impact of that strategy on the workforce and the profitability/success of the company or organization.
  5. Examine current literature and resources to evaluate organizational HR practices and policies in the workplace.
  6. Discuss HR policies and strategies and the impact on current issues and topics in the workplace.

Grading for the course will be based on the following:

  • Seven Forum Assignments
  • Two Weekly Assignments
  • Week Four Assignment
  • Final Paper
NameGrade %
Discussion Forums 35.00 %
Introduction Forum 3.89 %
Week 1 Forum 3.89 %
Week 2 Forum 3.89 %
Week 3 Forum 3.89 %
Week 4 Forum 3.89 %
Week 5 Forum 3.89 %
Week 6 Forum 3.89 %
Week 7 Forum 3.89 %
Week 8 Forum 3.89 %
Weekly Assignments 30.00 %
Week 2: Paper 15.00 %
Week 6: Paper 15.00 %
Week Four Assignment 15.00 %
Week 4: Research Article 15.00 %
Week Eight Final Project 20.00 %
Week 7: Final Project 20.00 %


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

Society for Business Ethics

The OWL at Purdue

APA Style Homepage

American Management Association

Book Title:There are no required books for this course.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.