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BUHR 250 HR Information Systems & Measuring HR Outcomes

4 credits
This course covers how to leverage technology in today’s environment to support human resource (HR) activities. Measurement strategies that link HR practices to achieving bottom-line business results are also covered.

Quarters Offered: Summer

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Information Literacy.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the management of human resource information systems (HRIS) and how they can streamline transactional HR activities to allow HR professionals to focus on strategic activities
  • Navigate the basics of an HRIS program
  • Identify the criteria/issues in selecting and implementing an HRIS program
  • Leverage technology tools and the Internet to HR’s advantage
  • Explain how technology can provide decision support mechanisms that allow HR to make short- and long-term decisions
  • Define the importance of  measuring HR outcomes using metrics and the bottom line
  • Define and communicate appropriate measurement strategies that support organizational objectives
  • Effectively manage and retain  employee information
  • Identity an appropriate HRIS to gather, store, and analyze information