MGMT 204 - Human Resource Management (Personnel)

Human resource planning, recruitment and selection, career planning, performance and evaluation, motivation, compensation management, union/management relations.


Credits: 3


Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 3)


Total Weeks: 15



MGMT 104 Principles of Management or consent of instructor


Non-Course Prerequisites:






Course Content:
- Strategic Importance of Human Resource Management
- Job Analysis and Design
- Human Resource Planning
- Meeting Legal Requirements
- Recruitment
- Selection
- Orientation, Training & Development and Career Planning
- Performance Appraisal
- Compensation Management
- Employee Benefits and Services
- Managing Employee Relations
- Ensuring Health and Safety at the Workplace

- The Union-Management Framework


Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
- Outline the major areas of Human Resources Management responsibility in an Organization
- Describe the legislation relating to Human Rights and Employment Standards in Canada
- Design a recruiting message and evaluate a recruiting effort
- List and explain the steps in a selection process
- Describe and evaluate orientation programs and procedures
- Explain the uses and some methods of performance appraisal
- State and describe compensation methods used to motivate employees
- Demonstrate how employee benefits contribute to organizational effectiveness
- List procedures that ensure safe and healthy work environment
- Describe the structure of Labor Unions and the reasons for unionization

- Summarize the collective bargaining procedure


Grading System: Letters


Passing Grade: D (50%)


Percentage of Individual Work: 85


Percentage of Group Work: 15


Additional Comments:

Assignments are mandatory and must be handed in on the specified due date. Work handed in late may lose marks for each day delayed. Exceptions may be made for documented medical reasons or extenuating circumstances. Cheating and plagiarism policy as outlined in the current College Calendar will be enforced.


Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.