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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUHR 210 HR’s Role in Organization & Program Overview

1 credits
This course explores the field of human resources (HR) and its role in organizations. An overview of the Lake Washington Institute of Technology HR programs is also covered.

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

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

  • Describe the evolution of the HR field in the U.S. within the last 100 years up to its current role in modern capitalist societies
  • Explain HR’s role in developing human capital and its impact on an organization’s success
  • Recognize the partnership of managers and HR professionals
  • Describe the job(s) of an HR professional and the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) required
  • Describe the major functional areas of HR
  • Determine if HR  is a career path they want to pursue
  • List the various HR certifications and what is required to achieve them
  • Describe the requirements for the LWTC HR programs

Total Hours: 10 Lecture Hours: 10