2021-2022 Catalog Updates

HR 405 Strategic Management of Human Resources

The role of HR as a strategic partner in the enterprise entails new and different functions that enable organizations to operate as a high-performing and cost-cognizant entity.  Recognizing the best way to grow in quality and quantity, this course is designed to identify the processes and activities used to strategically formulate and implement human resources objectives, practices, and policies to meet the short- and long-range organizational needs, opportunities, and human resources contributions to organizational effectiveness.  The course presents strong organizing themes such as teamwork, diversity, global issues, as well as emphasizing the importance of the HR Triad and collaboration among HR professionals, managers, and all other employees.




  1. This course will prepare students to:
  2. Describe the relationship between team and empowerment concepts and reengineering.
  3. Assess the role of human resources management in work design and redesign initiatives.
  4. Evaluate the impact of globalization on an organization's human resources.
  5. Analyze how an organization's learning capability affects its success in change management.
  6. Develop values and ethics statements that support organizational goals.
  7. Justify the rationale behind basic quality movements.
  8. Assess the contribution of human resources to an organization's bottom line.
  9. Assess an organization's current technology needs.