Human Resource Studies (ILRHR)Industrial and Labor Relations

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

ILRHR 2600

Intended to introduce students to the field of human resource management (HRM). Students learn theories and applications involved in effectively managing people in organizations. In addition, this course ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14249ILRHR 2600  LEC 001

  • 14405ILRHR 2600  DIS 211

  • 14406ILRHR 2600  DIS 212

  • 14407ILRHR 2600  DIS 213

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14547ILRHR 2600  LEC 002

  • 14408ILRHR 2600  DIS 221

  • 14409ILRHR 2600  DIS 222

  • 14414ILRHR 2600  DIS 223

ILRHR 2640

Although Title VII of the Civil Rights Act was passed in 1964 to prohibit employment discrimination based on an individual's race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, and other employment legislation ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14631ILRHR 2640  SEM 101

ILRHR 2660

Provides skills in the use of personal computers that run the Windows operating system. Covers fundamental technical concepts and time-saving techniques for Windows, and Microsoft Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14250ILRHR 2660  LEC 001

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14251ILRHR 2660  LEC 002

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14252ILRHR 2660  LEC 003

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14253ILRHR 2660  LEC 004

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14254ILRHR 2660  LEC 005

ILRHR 3620

Covers the components of career management, individual factors, and organizational realities in the development of both individual choices in careers and organized programs for career management. ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 14815ILRHR 3620  LEC 001

    • TRIves Hall 112
    • Aug 29 - Oct 18, 2019
    • Gasser, L

ILRHR 3670

Faced with increasing competition, globalization, technological complexities, and dynamic labor markets, firms increasingly are struggling to determine the best approaches to training and developing their ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16241ILRHR 3670  LEC 001

    • TRIves Hall 108
    • Aug 29 - Oct 18, 2019
    • Bell, B

  • Faced with increasing competition, globalization, technological complexities, and dynamic labor markets, firms increasingly are struggling to determine the best approaches to training and developing their workforces. This course introduces the issues, concepts, and processes with which firms are wrestling, as well as specifics on planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating training and development programs. After completing this course, participants should be able to conduct a needs assessment, evaluate employee readiness, evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of various training and development techniques, solve transfer of learning problems, and design evaluation procedures.

ILRHR 4605

Provides students with a practioner's focus on financial, managerial, and leadership issues in the non-profit sector, both domestic and international, including universities, hospitals, environmental groups, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRHR 6605PADM 5410

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14650ILRHR 4605  LEC 001

  • This course provides students with a practitioner’s focus on financial and managerial issues in the nonprofit sector, including universities, hospitals, government agencies, and foundations. The course includes an overview of nonprofit financial statements, debt issuance, endowment management, credit analysis, organizational governance issues, strategic planning, industry trends, executive compensation, and philanthropy.

ILRHR 4625

Devoted to new topics in the field. The specific content and emphasis vary depending upon the interests of the faculty member teaching the course. view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • Topic: Exercising Global Leadership in the Social Sector

  • 14860ILRHR 4625  LEC 001

    • TRIves Hall 115
    • Aug 29 - Oct 18, 2019
    • Balasubramaniam, B

  • Taught by well-renowned, entrepreneur, physician, author and global activist Ramaswami Balasubramaniam (Balu), this course introduces a unique leadership framework adopted by corporations, governments and social activists across the world. Through an interactive case-in-point approach, Balu challenges students to work through past leadership challenges and collectively explore innovative solutions to dynamic problems. This framework teaches to lead adaptively across sectoral, cultural and national boundaries to advance the common good of humanity at large.

ILRHR 4641

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17720ILRHR 4641  LEC 001

  • What is a human capital-based competitive advantage? How does an organization’s HR strategy connect to the day-to-day management of its employees? How, when, and to what extent do employees’ contributions bring an organization closer to achieving its strategic goals? This course integrates theoretical and practical insights to help students understand how an organization can develop an HR strategy that supports the requirements of its business strategy and effectively addresses challenges encountered in the changing external environment.

ILRHR 4657

This course will provide an overview of the emerging initiatives in technology and technology-intensive industries to actively recruit and hire individuals on the Autism Spectrum and the implications for ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15055ILRHR 4657  LEC 001

    • MWIves Hall 109
    • Oct 21 - Dec 10, 2019
    • Bruyere, S

ILRHR 4664

Addresses the growing need for data-driven, analytical approaches to managing talent. Introduces students to the fundamental logic, metrics, analysis, and interpretation needed to link human resource practices ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16249ILRHR 4664  LEC 001

ILRHR 4675

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18457ILRHR 4675  LEC 001

    • MWIves Hall 111
    • Aug 29 - Oct 22, 2019
    • Spencer, S

  • This course explores the origins and structures that govern employee benefit plans. This is a survey course exploring risk, the role of the private and public sectors, why we have employment based benefit plans and the impact of various employee benefit laws, including the Internal Revenue Code, the Employee Retirement income Security Act, as amended, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended , the ADEA, The ADA, and the Equal Pay Act, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Acts.

ILRHR 4699

This course will incorporate advanced topics in Microsoft Excel and Access. The Excel portion will focus on advanced use of functions, creating form controls, macros, pivot tables and organization and ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRHR 6990

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 16735ILRHR 4699  LAB 401

ILRHR 5600

Survey course designed to provide an introduction to concepts and topics in human resource management. Consideration is given to theories and applications involved in effectively managing people ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14258ILRHR 5600  LEC 001

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14499ILRHR 5600  LEC 002

ILRHR 5625

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to merger and acquisition strategies and their implications for human resource management.  In recent decades, firms have accelerated their ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17713ILRHR 5625  LEC 001

    • TIves Hall 111
    • Oct 21 - Dec 10, 2019
    • Batt, R

ILRHR 5680

Provides an overview of the processes by which organizations staff positions with both internal and external applicants. Through a combination of lectures, cases, and projects, the course covers theory, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17613ILRHR 5680  LEC 001

  • Seminar providing an overview of the processes by which organizations staff positions with both internal and external applicants. Because staffing is one of the primary human resource activities, it is critical for HR professionals to understand how theory, research, and legal foundations can inform staffing decisions. Therefore, this course focuses on theories, research, policies, and practices concerning job recruitment and selection. Topics include staffing strategy and context, measurement of staffing effectiveness, job/competency analysis, HR planning, recruitment and job choice, employment branding, external selection practices, succession planning and internal selection, and employer retention.

ILRHR 5930

Acquaints students with aspects of learning in organizations. Begins by discussing organizational learning and then focuses more narrowly on specific ways in which learning is achieved through the training ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14623ILRHR 5930  LEC 001

    • TRIves Hall 215
    • Aug 29 - Oct 18, 2019
    • Bell, B

ILRHR 6410

Individuals with disabilities continue to face obstacles to gaining and maintaining employment within the U.S. workforce, even though over 25 years have passed since the passage of the Americans ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14832ILRHR 6410  LEC 001

    • MWIves Hall 109
    • Aug 29 - Oct 18, 2019
    • Bruyere, S

ILRHR 6605

Provides students with a practioner's focus on financial, managerial, and leadership issues in the non-profit sector, both domestic and international, including universities, hospitals, environmental groups, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRHR 4605PADM 5410

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14527ILRHR 6605  LEC 001

ILRHR 6640

Develops key HR competencies and skills for researching and presenting information necessary for executive decision making. The first several weeks cover the application of the design thinking model to ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14552ILRHR 6640  LEC 001

ILRHR 6910

This course will address how firms make strategic decisions.  The first half of the course will focus on the foundational models and tools for strategic decision making such as industry analysis, internal ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14265ILRHR 6910  LEC 001

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14500ILRHR 6910  LEC 002

ILRHR 6990

This course will incorporate advanced topics in Microsoft Excel and Access. The Excel portion will focus on advanced use of functions, creating form controls, macros, pivot tables and organization and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRHR 4699

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17458ILRHR 6990  LAB 401

ILRHR 7451

The purpose of the 3 ½ day course is to assess the leadership and management skills of students by providing an opportunity to gather feedback on their strengths and developmental needs. The first two ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1.5 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 14773ILRHR 7451  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Aug 21 - Aug 24, 2019
    • Stepp, P

  • Letter Grade Option is available for MILR students only. All other students must take the class S/U.

ILRHR 8307

Effective change leaders do three things: they anticipate where things are moving, they facilitate the implementation of change, and they sustain momentum by taking charge and moving things ahead.  Great ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 0.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14825ILRHR 8307  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Aug 29 - Oct 18, 2019
    • Hausknecht, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Class taught via distance learning and open only to students of the Executive Master of Human Resource Management program.

ILRHR 8405

The conversation around employee pay has changed from one of base salaries, bonuses, and cash compensation to a "total rewards" approach that seeks the right blend of monetary and non-monetary elements ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 0.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 19239ILRHR 8405  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Dec 2 - Dec 15, 2019
    • Hausknecht, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Taught online. Open only to students of the Executive Master of Human Resource Management program.

ILRHR 9600

Provides a forum for the presentation and critical discussion of current research being undertaken by graduate students, faculty members, and invited guests in the field of human resource studies. All ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 14595ILRHR 9600  SEM 101

ILRHR 9620

Aimed at reading, understanding, and conducting research in HRM.  Whereas ILRHR 9610 aims at operational areas of HRM, this seminar focuses on topics of relevance to strategic HRM. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17703ILRHR 9620  SEM 101