Human Resource Strategic Business Partner Certificate {23-24}

Human Resource Strategic Business Partner Certificate

This certificate is intended to enhances comprehension and knowledge of the function of Human Resource Management within a business setting, assuring that this most instrumental resource (people!) is fully and effectively utilized, assuring both business and employee success. Participants will explore the inter-relatedness of all business functions in the achievement of strategic business objectives through the utilization of human resources.

Admission Requirements

This certificate is only available to School of Business majors or graduates.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • To provide students with an understanding of the basic human resource management functions including the strategic planning, acquisition, development and compensation of employees.
  • To provide students with an understanding of the legal requirements, challenges and compliance issues involved in the management of human resources within an organization.
  • Students will understand the role and inter-relatedness of the organization’s human resources in the attainment of organizational objectives.
  • To ensure students can appreciate and calculate human resource related metrics and to understand and communicate the impact of these metrics on organizational success to relevant stakeholders.
  • To provide students with the opportunity to apply and/or explore various concepts and techniques utilized by human resource managers.
  • To expose students to issues and ethical challenges associated with the management of people in a complex social setting that is under relentless change and competitive pressures.
  • To prepare students to enter the job market better informed of their rights and responsibilities as managers and as employees.

Program Delivery Mode
Land plus: face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required

Core Requirements ( 9 credits )

MGMT 440 Human Resource Management (3) (prereq of MGMT 260)
MGMT 442 Compensation & Benefits (3) (prereq MGMT 440)
POL 321 Employment Law (3) (prereq of ACCT 280)

Restricted Electives ( 6 credits )

Choose 2 courses from this listing:

COMM 317 Training & Development (3)
COMM 376 Crisis Communications (3)
LEAD 301 Introduction to Leadership (3)
MGMT 416 Labor Economics
MGMT 451 Organizational Behavior (3)
MGMT 456 Project Management in Business (3)