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Human Resources Management




36 Months


About the Course

A Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Human Resources Management is an undergraduate degree program that focuses on the principles and practices of managing human resources within organizations. It combines various disciplines such as business, psychology, sociology, and communication to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the role of human resources in the workplace.

Here are some key aspects and descriptions of a B.A. in Human Resources Management:

1. Core Business Principles: The program covers fundamental business concepts such as management, accounting, finance, marketing, and organizational behavior. These courses provide a solid foundation in business knowledge and help students understand how human resources management fits within the broader organizational context.

2. Human Resources Functions: The curriculum delves into various aspects of human resources management, including recruitment and selection, employee training and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, employee relations, labor laws, and strategic HR planning. Students learn the skills and techniques required to effectively manage the human capital of an organization.

3. Legal and Ethical Considerations: Human resources professionals need to navigate complex legal and ethical issues related to employment laws, workplace diversity, equal employment opportunity, confidentiality, privacy, and employee rights. The program equips students with the knowledge to ensure compliance with laws and regulations while promoting fairness and ethical practices.

4. Employee Development and Training: Effective employee training and development programs are essential for enhancing employee skills, engagement, and overall organizational performance. Students learn how to design, implement, and evaluate training programs that address the specific needs of employees and align with organizational objectives.

5. Strategic HR Planning: This aspect focuses on the strategic role of human resources management in supporting organizational goals. Students gain an understanding of how to align HR practices with business strategies, develop workforce plans, and anticipate future staffing needs. They also explore techniques for talent acquisition, retention, and succession planning.

6. Employee Relations and Conflict Management: Managing employee relations and resolving conflicts is a crucial skill for HR professionals. The program covers theories and techniques for building positive employee relationships, addressing workplace issues, resolving disputes, and promoting a healthy work environment.

7. Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Effective communication is vital for HR professionals to interact with employees, management, and external stakeholders. The curriculum emphasizes the development of strong written and oral communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills such as negotiation, conflict resolution, and teamwork.

8. Technology and HR Information Systems: The use of technology has revolutionized HR practices. Students learn about HR information systems (HRIS) and how to leverage technology for tasks such as recruitment, employee data management, payroll, and performance tracking. They also explore emerging trends such as data analytics and artificial intelligence in HR.

Overall, a B.A. in Human Resources Management provides students with a solid foundation in the principles, theories, and practical skills required to effectively manage human resources in a wide range of organizations. Graduates can pursue careers as HR generalists, recruiters, training and development specialists, compensation and benefits analysts, employee relations managers, or HR consultants. 

Your Instructor

Kelly Parker

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