Human Resource Management (ILRHR)Industrial and Labor Relations

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

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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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 2630

Designed to develop key competencies and skills for researching, writing, and presenting information in a manner that will ensure academic and managerial success.  Emphasis is given to hands-on training ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

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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ILRHR 3620

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

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 15407ILRHR 3620  LEC 001

    • MWIves Hall 112
    • Mar 20 - May 10, 2017
    • Gasser, L

ILRHR 3650

Provides students with the insights and tools they need to work successfully as human resource management consultants, both as HR managers operating within a firm to improve organizational effectiveness ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 4440

What is the future of work in America?  Is it what we want it to be?   If not, why not and what can be done about it?  This course addresses these questions, motivated by the concern that those just now ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: ILRHR 6440

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 4603

In recent years, there has been a shift from work organized around individual jobs to team-based work structures. This course examines the factors influencing the emergence of teams as basic building blocks ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 4615

HR leaders are now being asked to lead the CSR function, to head the company foundation, or to create programs that engage employees in the community.  They are also asked to oversee compliance around ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: ILRHR 6615

  • 2 Credits Graded

ILRHR 4620

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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    Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 4640

This integrative course focusing on strategic management provides an opportunity for students to study and analyze issues associated with strategic thinking in complex business situations, top management ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 4655

Work and family are two of the main institutions around which adults organize their lives.  In this course, we will analyze those institutions and their relationship to one another, unpacking the ways ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

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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    Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: ILRHR 6660

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 4685

Awareness of the magnitude and devastating long-term effects of poverty, food insecurity, limited and unequal access to education, and numerous other social issues is at an all-time high.  There is also ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 4695

This course focuses on the use of creative analytics for decision making and data reporting (including professional graphics for PowerPoint presentations) as a means of solving complex business problems.  ... view course details

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    Seven Week - First.  Combined with: ILRHR 6995

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

ILRHR 4697

This course is a continuation of ILRHR 4687 and builds upon the purpose and goals established in the prior semester. As such, this course is designed to solidify the knowledge and skills students acquire ... view course details

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    Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17282ILRHR 4697  LEC 001

    • MIves Hall 108
    • Jan 25 - Mar 17, 2017
    • Nishii, L

      Paluch, B

ILRHR 6400

The diversity of the U.S. workforce has been steadily increasing over the last 50 years, and is projected to continue increasing significantly.  Although Title VII of the Civil Rights Act was passed in ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 6410

Despite the two decades that have passed since the passage of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals with disabilities continue to face numerous obstacles to gaining and maintaining employment ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15309ILRHR 6410  LEC 001

    • MIves Hall 109
    • Mar 20 - May 10, 2017
    • Bruyere, S

ILRHR 6440

What is the future of work in America?  Is it what we want it to be?   If not, why not and what can be done about it?  This course addresses these questions, motivated by the concern that those just now ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: ILRHR 4440

  • 2 Credits Graded

ILRHR 6600

Hands-on course offering students a unique opportunity to learn and develop key competencies required of HR leaders. The course will focus on developing an understanding of the role and responsibilities ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 6604

This unique course provides students with in-depth information on strategic HRM in a selected region of the world. Covers the development of selected businesses; the history, role, and current efforts ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 6607

This course will provide students with an overview of the design, structure, purpose and "fairness" of executive compensation as seen from the perspective of all stakeholders including executives, other ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18170ILRHR 6607  LEC 001

    • MWIves Hall 111
    • Mar 20 - May 10, 2017
    • Dunn, B

  • This course will provide students with an overview of the design, structure, purpose and “fairness” of executive compensation as seen from the perspective of all stakeholders including executives, other employees, regulators, board members, institutional shareholders, independent advisors and the independent press. Students will learn the structure of all components of executive pay (including base pay, annual incentives, performance plans and equity based pay), understand how performance and pay levels are determined and investigate how the various stakeholders interact in the decision-making process. The course will examine each critical decision made in the executive pay determination process to uncover why decisions are made and the leverage applied by each of the constituent parties. The course will also examine the linkages between executive compensation and business strategy as well as the issues surrounding compliance with securities laws, tax regulations, accounting standards and corporate governance. Lectures will be supplemented with guest speakers representing the stakeholder groups

ILRHR 6615

HR leaders are now being asked to lead the CSR function, to head the company foundation, or to create programs that engage employees in the community.  They are also asked to oversee compliance around ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: ILRHR 4615

  • 2 Credits Graded

ILRHR 6660

The search for the ideal strategic HR metrics misses the larger issue of taking a more analytical approach toward HR decision making. Analytics requires understanding the process through which knowledge ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: ILRHR 4664

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 6680

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 ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 6685

The purpose of this course is to provide a strategic overview of employee benefits and how organizations may leverage what is often one of the largest and most variable P+L costs to drive engagement. As ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15431ILRHR 6685  LEC 001

    • MIves Hall 219
    • Mar 20 - May 10, 2017
    • Kasiarz, D

ILRHR 6690

Helps students gain an understanding of how to make decisions about compensation. The strong focus is on applications and includes some discussion of recent theory and research. By the end of the course, ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 6930

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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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

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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  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRHR 6995

This course focuses on the use of creative analytics for decision making and data reporting (including professional graphics for PowerPoint presentations) as a means of solving complex business problems.  ... view course details

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    Seven Week - First.  Combined with: ILRHR 4695

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

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

  • 15287ILRHR 7451  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 25 - Mar 17, 2017
    • Stepp, P

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

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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    Seven Week - First. 

  • 0.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18509ILRHR 8405  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Mar 4, 2017
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to students in the Executive Master of Human Resource Management program.

ILRHR 8603

Being able to negotiate is a practical, everyday skill that is critical for anyone working within an organization. The good news is it's a skill you can practice and master. Negotiation skills are ones ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 0.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18510ILRHR 8603  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Apr 17 - May 14, 2017
    • Bell, B

  • Enrollment limited to students in 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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  • 2 Credits S/U NoAud

ILRHR 9620

This seminar will examine the implications for HR and employment relations of mergers and acquisitions, drawing on research literature, case materials, and guest speakers. view course details

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    Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud