2021-2022 Catalog

HR 553 Management of People

This course examines staffing, training, and organizational development techniques organizations use to build group and individual skills, while tying anticipated results to improvements in organizational effectiveness. The course also focuses on policies and procedures for both short and long-range human resource planning for a competent workforce, job analysis, legal compliance, recruitment and selection, employee separations and retention, training, and career management. This course prepares students for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP national examination.




  1. This course will prepare students to:
  2. Assess the forces influencing the workplace and learning, and explain how training can help companies deal with these forces.
  3. Evaluate the reliability, validity, and fairness of human resources selection practices, recruiting strategies, and placement techniques.
  4. Assess the laws and regulations impacting the selection process beginning with the determination of staffing needs based on the strategic human resources plan compliance, the organizational design, and the job analysis.
  5. Describe a professional knowledge of principles of selection including pre-employment testing, interviewing, training and development, and reference checking.
  6. Analyze various aspects of the training and development design process, and the appropriate resources for learning about training research and practice.