Human Resources Management (Online Course)

The American Business School Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Human Resources Management (Online Course)

  • Host University

    The American Business School Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    Business Administration, Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MGMT 215 or its equivalent

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Please note that this is an online course.

    Since we are using the Cross Knowledge platform and its resources, we are offering students a primer on Human Resource Management. The course will give students a valuable insight as to the role an HR executive will play or even an entrepreneur can assume with respect to hiring, evaluating, motivating, and managing their employees and staff.

    Although traditionally, the course would follow the route of managerial and also sometimes orthodox teaching subjects such as legal, salary, and other HR related issues, this course is designed to allow students to gain some knowledge as to the workings of HR and also how to manage issues which are more current and relative to our times such as Diversity, Conflicts, and Change.
    The course is divided into general categories of
    i. Introduction to HRM
    ii. Motivation and Competence
    iii. Recruitment and Appraisal Process
    iv. Managing Conflict, Diversity and Change

    - To understand and learn key concepts for Human resource management such as hiring, skill assessment, and managing conflicts, and appraisals.
    - To be able to analyze candidates strengths and weaknesses with regards to job suitability and personnel allocation
    - To be aware of the important challenges facing business managers regarding hiring new recruits, promotion, firing, or managing differences and conflicts.

    CrossKnowledge access provided to all class students.

    Assignments 30%, Case Studies 30 %, Final Group Project 40%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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